Events

Nurturing mental health and wellness for caregivers

When:

Where: Online Cost: Free

Register Now

This event is organized by the Ontario Caregiver Organization.

Supporting Caregiver Awareness, Learning and Empowerment (SCALE) Program

The SCALE Program aims to empower caregivers with practical information and skills to focus on their mental health and well-being needs by offering:

  • Weekly psychoeducational webinars (LIVE or RECORDED) are divided into two 4-week sessions (see below for Session 1 and Session 2 topics). You may register for all of Session 1, Session 2, or individual webinars to suit your needs.
  • Strategies, tools, and resources to better cope with difficult caregiving emotions.
  • Free and confidential online group and/or individual counselling (OPTIONAL). *Space is limited.
    Registration is based on a first-come, first-served basis. *If you’re planning to access these services, it is highly encouraged that you register for the full session of webinars to receive the maximum benefit from group or individual counselling.

SESSION 1: UNDERSTANDING THE EMOTIONAL EXPERIENCE OF CAREGIVING – SEPTEMBER 14 to OCTOBER 4, 2022
(Wednesdays from 12 PM to 1 PM EST)
Week 1: Your caregiving journey
Week 2: How caregiving stress affects you
Week 3: How caregivers can manage anxiety and anger
Week 4: How caregivers can manage sadness and guilt

SESSION 2: STRATEGIES FOR CAREGIVER MENTAL HEALTH & WELL-BEING  – OCTOBER 12 to NOVEMBER 2, 2022
(Wednesdays from 12 PM to 1 PM EST)
Week 1: Become a mindful caregiver
Week 2: The self-compassionate caregiver
Week 3: Find your caregiver strengths
Week 4: Time for self-care while caregiving

Venue Information

Online

About the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care

The Ontario CLRI is funded by the Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Long-Term Care, and hosted at Baycrest Health Sciences, Bruyère, and the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging.

Terms of Use | Privacy Policy

  • Baycrest logo

    Baycrest Health Sciences is a global leader in geriatric residential living, healthcare, research, innovation and education, with a special focus on brain health and aging.

    Visit Baycrest

  • Bruyère logo

    Maximizing quality of life and helping people stay and return home, Bruyère offers a variety of services in aging and rehabilitation, medically complex, palliative, residential and primary care.

    Visit Bruyère

  • RIA

    The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) is an innovation catalyst. By advancing research, education and practice, the RIA enhances quality of life and care for older adults everywhere.

    Visit RIA