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Family Caregivers Unite!

Family Caregivers Unite!

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March 22nd 2011:The Patients’ Association and Family Caregivers

Sholom Glouberman founded the Patients' Association of Canada. He explains how his own experience as a patient convinced him of the need for an association. He shares his perspectives on family caregiving. He highlights the need for patients to become part of decision-making in healthcare. He answers the question of whether family caregivers should also be included in healthcare decision-making. He discusses the extent to which the role of family caregiving and the needs of family caregivers are understood and acknowledged by doctors, nurses, healthcare managers, medical sociologists, research

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Sholom Glouberman

Sholom Glouberman is founding President of the Patients’ Association of Canada. He is also Philosopher in Residence at the Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit of Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, and an adjunct at the University of Toronto. He has a BA from McGill and a PhD in Philosophy from Cornell University. He gained much of his experience in the health field at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal and the King’s Fund in London, England. He became an advisor to doctors, nurses and managers in Canada and internationally. He has produced various innovative management programs. He directed the health policy think tank at the Canadian Policy Research Networks. He has spoken widely in
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