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Palliative & Hospice Nursing : Caregiver Resources

Caregiver Resources

Resources from "Help for Care Caregivers" resources page the can be useful to any type of caregiver: Help For Cancer Caregivers "Caregiving Guide" http://www.helpforcancercaregivers.org/your-personal-care-guide​

Comprehensive

Counseling & Support

Emotional Health

Communication with Patient's Healthcare Provider

Organizing Help

Diet/Nutrition

Family Meetings

Transportation

Work and Employment

Substance Abuse

  • Alcoholics Anonymous: www.aa.org
  • Narcotics Anonymous: www.na.org
  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: www.niaaa.nih.gov
  • Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:www.samhsa.gov

Long Distance Caregivers

Emergency Preparedness

Caregiver or Family Support Services

Wisconsin's Family Caregiver Support Programs  search by county or Native American tribe

National Resource Directory "Family & Caregiver Support"  Learn about programs to support families of Service Members and Veterans, and how to access emotional, financial and community assistance.  (Locate Resources in your state)

Depart of Health and Human Services "Long Term Care"  Just beginning to think about long-term care? Start here; it’s more than just insurance.

Palliative Care: Conversations Matter®: The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), developed the Palliative Care: Conversations Matter ® campaign to increase the use of palliative care for children and teens living with serious illnesses.

MedlinePlus.gov page on Palliative Care (4th grade reading level)

Caregiver brochures

Library Resources

This is only a sampling of books on this subject.  This is not a definitive or all-inclusive list of titles with the University of Wisconsin library system.