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Top Sites for Caregivers to Visit in Manitoba
Description: The Seniors and Healthy Aging Secretariat is part of the department of Health, Healthy Living and Seniors. It acts as a central point of contact for seniors, their family members and organizations.
Review: This updated site is a goldmine of information. Save it as a favorite! You will want to come back here again and again on your caregiving journey.
Focus: Caregivers of seniors
Where to start: Begin with the Home Page.
Don't Miss: The publications page. You will want to have your own hard copy of A Guide For Caregivers. Order it. Read it. Fill it full of Post-It notes.
Who Knew? That there is a Seniors Information Line, an information and referral line for seniors, family members and caregivers and professionals working with seniors. In Winnipeg: 204-945-6565 Toll-free: 1-800-665-6565 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: The SAFE toolkit has information, tips and resources that can help people learn to be more involved in their healthcare.
Review: This site is about much more than safety. S.A.F.E. stands for Self-Advocacy for Everyone. It is full of information on how to advocate for yourself and others with our healthcare system. This site is essential for those who have been diagnosed with a serious illness.
Focus: All Manitobans
Don't miss: The Safe to Ask Medication Card
Best Pages: (Read the summary and the full article)
1. Know Your Patients Rights >>>
2. Choose Your Patient Advocate >>>
3. Know Your Healthcare Plan >>>
4. Access Your Medical Records >>>
Who Knew: That anyone can appoint a friend or family member to act as their Patient Advocate to help them navigate the system.