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Gilbert Awards 2010: Recipients

The Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease
Caregiving Legacy Award: 2010 Award Recipients

Four exceptional programs from California, New York, North Carolina and Washington are this year's recipients of the Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards. The programs are presented with an award of $20,000 each and will will participate in a breakout session at Aging in America, the Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging in San Francisco on April 28, 2011.

Caregivers Count Too! Toolkit: Background

Background

Establishing caregiver assessment as a basic component of practice across care settings requires a fundamental change in thinking and practice. In September 2005, the Family Caregiver Alliance’s (FCA) National Center on Caregiving convened the National Consensus Development Conference for Caregiver Assessment. The conference brought together widely recognized leaders in health and long-term care to advance policy and practice on behalf of family and informal caregivers.

Caregivers Count Too! Toolkit Purpose

Purpose

Our intent with this toolkit is to build on the work of the National Consensus Development Conference and facilitate implementation of assessment of caregiver needs in service delivery settings. It is not designed to address broader policy and administrative issues involved in development and implementation of caregiver assessments.

We hope this toolkit serves to . . .

Gilbert Awards — General Information

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for information on the recipients of the 2015
Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards.

 

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Caregivers Count Too! - Section 4

Caregivers Count Too! - Section 3: Introducing Caregiver Assessment Into Your Practice Setting

So you agree that caregivers are vital and vulnerable and that knowing their needs and strengths is important to keep them on the job, but what do you DO about that? How do you introduce caregiver assessment into your practice setting? We'll walk you through the process with the following scenario noting essential an first step, followed by the five key questions that make up the "nuts & bolts" of caregiver assessment.

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