Cartography of Factors Influencing Family Members/Carers’ Experiences of Loss. A Tool to Develop Targeted Actions. User Guide.

This user guide presents and explains the cartography of factors influencing how carers and family members experience loss. This cartography is a tool that can be used to identify individuals apt to encounter challenges during bereavement and also identifies resources in their environment that can provide further support.
Year: 2020
Languages: English, French
Format: Document (article, report, guide, etc.)
Dimension(s) of caregiving:
  • Analysis of caregiving support
  • Realities of caregiving

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CALL 811 (Info-Santé/Info-Social). If you need support or have concerns or questions about your health or that of a family member or friend, call 811 to speak to a nurse or psychosocial worker. Bilingual and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, it’s free and confidential.

To speak to a caregiver counselor about a difficult situation, ask questions or get a referral, call l’Appui’s Caregiver Support Helpline.
Bilingual; open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

1 855 852-7784
[email protected]
www.lappui.org/en/

To find community resources offering caregiving information and support near you, consult l’Appui’s Resource Directory or Proche aidance Québec's list of member organizations (in French only).

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This user guide (42 pages) presents and explains the cartography of factors influencing how carers and family members experience loss. It is a tool that can be used to identify individuals apt to encounter challenges during bereavement and also identifies resources in their environment that can provide further support. The publication is intended for practitioners — psychologists, social workers, social work technicians and the like — who provide psychosocial support to individuals living with advanced illness and their family members.

Curious for more?

In addition to the tool, a 4-hour massive open online course (MOOC) is available to guide users step by step. This course was developed in collaboration with the Centre de Pédagogie Universitaire (CPU) of the Université de Montréal.

See more information on the course