Dr. Heyland spoke with a journalist about his previous research in health care at Queen’s University and with Plan Well Guide and how this earlier work led to his collaboration with McMaster University and the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association all of which led to the formation of Caregivers4Change. The creation of this organization is rooted in supporting caregivers and encouraging all Canadians to learn more about the newly formed Declaration of Family Caregiver Rights and Responsibilities. It is focused around influencing policy and practice so that family caregivers are never excluded from their essential role as part of the health care team.
The article by Ian MacAlpine also appeared in the North Bay Nugget, St. Thomas Times – Journal, Edmonton Examiner, Strathroy Age Dispatch, Napanee Guide and the Seaforth Huron Expositor.
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