Promoting Excellence : Caregiver Guide (Bristol Bay)

Helping Hands Program Caregiver GuideName:
Bristol Bay: Helping Hands Program Caregiver Guide

Definition:
This loose-leaf notebook provides information for family caregivers on how to care for a patient nearing the end of life. While it contains much of the same information that mainstream guides include, traditional knowledge and wisdom sections are also included as well as practical information that addresses caring for patients in a remote setting.

Category:
Educational Tools - Patient/Family Education

Source:
Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation
Helping Hands Program
PO Box 130
Dillingham, AK 99576

Contact:
Bob Swope
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
The guide was distributed to families caring for a patient who chose to remain at home in the village at the end of life.

Keywords:
caregiver information, family information, family training, caregiver training

To use this tool:
Copies of the Caregiver Guide are available in limited supplies from Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation. Click on the attached order form to view cost and ordering information. Email Monique Maas, [email protected] with questions regarding product availability and ordering information.

Helping Hands Order Form (MS WORD, 116 KB / 1 page)

To view contents of tool:
Left click on the download link to view the PDF document in your Web browser. Right-click on the download link to save the document to your computer. Viewing PDF files requires downloading and installation of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.
pdf PDF 71 KB / 2 pages

Posted August 2003

Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation overview page


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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying persons and their families. Visit PromotingExcellence.org for more resources.

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