Professional Caregivers in Ontario Needed for Study

Are you a professional caregiver? CARP and NICE need you!

CARP is embarking on a unique and exciting research partnership with NICE (National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly), a world-class organization in the field of aging. The outcome of this partnership will be to provide access to effective and useful resource tools for older Canadians in the areas of caregiving, financial literacy, elder abuse, and dementia to name a few. They are still recruiting caregivers to participate in the study.
In this phase of the NICE-CARP study, resource tools will be evaluated related to caregiving, elder abuse and financial literacy. These tools have been developed over the past 10 years. In Ontario, they are looking for professional caregivers, specifically, to help us evaluate our resources.
Professional Caregivers of any age who are providing care or assistance to adults over 60 years to participate in a research study to learn more about caregiving education.

To participate you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be paid to, or volunteer in a professional capacity to, provide care for adults over the age of 60 years.
  • Be located in Ontario
  • Be willing to complete a survey (20 minutes) and a follow-up survey (20 minutes)
    in 3 months
  • Be able to communicate proficiently in English

A fillable survey can be emailed so you may complete it at your convenience.
(Paper surveys can also be mailed to you if you prefer)
Participants receive up to $50.00 for their participation.
Who is conducting this Study?
For over a decade now, the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE), has been leading the way to improve the care for older adults and their families. We do this primarily by creating educational tools that share some of the latest research and evidence on aging with the people who need it most: older adults, their families, and professional caregivers such as nurses, doctors, and social workers.
What is the Study About?
NICE has created dozens of tools on a variety of topics, including: caregiving, financial literacy, end-of-life, mental health, dementia, elder abuse, and the law to mention on a few.
We are currently in the process of conducting a research study to look at whether or not our tools are helpful to people, how they can be improved, and what new tools are needed. This is why we need your help!
If you are interested in finding about more about this study or would like to participate, please contact the research project coordinator, Laura Hogarth – Email at: [email protected] or by phone: 519-282-6766