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Caregiver Network of Niagara

Contact Details
E-Mail cnoniagara@gmail.com
Website www.hospiceniagara.ca/caregivernetworkofniagara
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Monica Herjavec, Pyschosocial and Bereavement Counselor, Hospice Niagara; Phone: 905-735-1701 * 289-968-0842; Email: mherjavec@hospiceniagara.ca
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community Niagara Region
Mailing Address c/o Monica Herjavec 
Hospice Niagara 
403 Ontario St, Unit 2 
St Catharines, ON L2N 1L5
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Offers free, culturally sensitive and inclusive programs to adult caregivers. Provides information on community resources to help the caregiver navigate the health system and learn what type of assistance is available. 
 
Three different training programs are offered in cities across the region. Programs serve to strengthen caregivers’ competence, improve knowledge and skills, help manage stress, prevent burnout and improve caregivers’ experience in caring for others in a meaningful way. 
 
* Caregiver Training: will focus on how to navigate the caregiver role, effective communication, supportive safety strategies and self-care, adapting to change and community resources, hands-on caregiving skills (training available in English and in French) 
 
* Self-Care for the Caregiver program: will focus on how to build inner strength and resilience, manage stress and develop a sense of self 
 
The Caregiver Network of Niagara is an initiative created through the partnership of family health teams, community health centres, the Alzheimer Society Niagara Region, the Centre de santé communautaire, and Hospice Niagara.
Hours Call for information
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Caregivers
Application Advance registration required for training programs. Contact for information.
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Physical Access Not Applicable ; Sessions held in various locations. Contact for information.
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2019
Service Categories Caregiver Consultation and Support ; Caregiver Training