The Caregiving Landscape in Ontario: A Brief Look at Informal Caregivers and Home Care Service Usage in OntarioJuly 6, 2017
Almost four-in-ten Ontario households are home to an informal caregiver that helps or cares for a loved one’s health care management, personal care, or home support/maintenance. Six-in-ten informal caregivers provide help at least a few times per week, and most are caring for a loved one that does not live with them. Not surprisingly, most of Ontario’s caregivers report that they are under a lot or a moderate amount of stress as a consequence of the critical role they play.
Read more about informal caregivers as well as current and projected home care service usage in Ontario in our new summary report, provided on a complimentary basis. Also, see our prospectus for information about our upcoming subscribers-only syndicated study devoted to providing a comprehensive examination of the lives, views, and needs of Ontario’s informal caregivers.