Responding to the Safety and Well-being of Caregivers: During COVID-19
PRESENTERS: Katie Muirhead (she/her), Regional Lead, The Ontario Caregiver Organization
Rochella Watson (she/her), Seniors Associate of Community Engagement and Seniors Initiatives, Assaulted Women’s Helpline
This webinar focused on two provincial support line services, the SSL and OCO, and how they meet the unique needs of families and caregivers, and outlined their offerings to provide emotional support, information and referrals for older adults and caregivers in Ontario. The session described their similarities and differences, particularly as they serve those feeling vulnerable social isolated in the community.
Tools and resources were highlighted that help older adults keep safe in the community.