The primary outcome of this pilot project is to evaluate the impact of the FICSS project on the positive and negative effects of caregiving for informal family stroke caregivers, as defined by Bakas Caregiving Outcome Scale.Secondary outcomes of the research project:1) Evaluate the ability of the project to: (i)Decrease stroke caregiver stress, strain and burden (ii) Improve stroke caregivers’ problem solving ability by increasing their knowledge of strategies and community services (iii)Increase role satisfaction of the stroke caregiver and their satisfaction in their relationship with the stroke survivor (iv)Increase perceived quality of life of the caregiver; (2) 2) Develop a preliminary understanding of the optimal time to provide the intervention in order to optimize caregiver outcomes.
- Do you work in Stroke Rehab in Ontario? Are you interested in helping to identify ways to improve Stroke Rehabilitation intensity reporting? April 5, 2017
- ICES Research Video Series: Moira Kapral on risks of swallowing problems after stroke March 29, 2017
- Stroke rehabilitation evidence and comorbidity: a systematic scoping review of randomized controlled trials March 17, 2017
- Updated Stroke QBP Handbook now available March 13, 2017
- Abstract Submission Site for 2017 Canadian Stroke Congress now open March 11, 2017