Respite and Caregiver Support

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Caregivers often need support to take breaks and continue with their caregiving responsibilities. The Department of Seniors and Long-Term Care funds caregiver programs and services. You can find more detailed information by following the links below. To access these programs and services, call us toll-free at 1-800-225-7225

Caregiver education and training is available through organization such as Caregivers Nova ScotiaThe Alzheimer Society of NSThe Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada and The ALS Society of NB & NS

Sharing What Matters with your Care Providers

When your care team knows as much as they can about you, they are able to provide the best possible care. One way you can help them get to know you is by filling out a Social History and sharing it with them. Please consider filling out this form and sharing it with your care team. (Or you can ask us to give it to them for you.) 

Learn more about this voluntary form here.

  • Client guide to completing the social history template
  • Social history template (.pdf)