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Family Caregivers Unite!

Family Caregivers Unite!

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April 24th 2012:Seniors in need, caregivers in distress

John G. Abbott is the Health Council of Canada’s Chief Executive Officer. He describes the Council’s work. He highlights the Council’s report, ‘Seniors in need, caregivers in distress’. He discusses the roles of caregivers, family caregivers, informal caregivers, and personal service workers. He compares the current state of family caregiving in Canada with that elsewhere. He instances the benefits that family caregivers bring to seniors and to the healthcare system faced with an aging population. He analyzes the challenges that family caregivers face in caring for their aging family members,

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John G. Abbott

John G. Abbott is Chief Executive Officer, the Health Council of Canada. His prior experience includes Deputy Minister of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Department of Health and Community Services where he oversaw the re-organization of the province’s system of regional health authorities and the expansion of the provincial drug program to meet the needs of low-income families and those with high drug costs. He’s also held the positions of Assistant Secretary to the Treasury Board, Associate Deputy Minister of Health and Community Services, Chairman and CEO of the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation, Deputy Minister of Works, Services and Transportation and Deputy Minister of Municipa
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