Most caregivers involved with home care services would be inclined to dialogue with other caregivers in an online forum or social networking site, according to a survey. Furthermore, 91% of caregivers would be likely to conduct research after receiving a provider referral by a professional source.
In my opinion, our health care system has failed when a doctor fails to treat an illness that is treatable.
Role of a Family Caregiver
While 78% would rely on a physician for recommendations, caregivers ultimately make their own decisions on long-term care providers. Websites are generally considered highly credible by caregivers, and are important sources of information for engaged caregivers on sources for long-term care. (Source: 33charts.com)
Helping Hands is part of Community Resources, a national not-for-profit that runs some of the largest social enterprises in Australia and delivers a range of community services, employing 650 people last year, 79% of them experiencing barriers to employment.
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Helping Hands would like to acknowledge the Worimi people, who are the traditional custodians of the land we live and work on. Helping Hands would also like to pay respect to Elders both past and present of the Worimi nation and extend that respect to other Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people.