Impact and Programs
Respite Care (94%), Training and Education (97%), and Caregiver Counseling (97%) of caregivers report improved coping abilities.
Respite Care (100%), Training and Education (96%), and Caregiver Counseling (96%) of caregivers report improved ability to provide care.
Respite Care (85%), Training and Education (100%), and Caregiver Counseling (100%) of caregivers report they will be able to provide care longer.
Respite Care (77%), Training and Education (90%), and Caregiver Counseling (83%) of caregivers report feeling less stressed.
To reduce caregiver stress.
To extend the amount of time care can be provided at home.
To improve care giver coping ability, self-advocacy, and health/wellness through educational programs.
Community or Constituency Served
Family caregivers (relative, close friend, neighbor, partner) who provide informal, continual care to a loved-one of any age (from the very young to the elderly) with a chronic condition at home in Northeastern St. Louis County.
Geographic Area Served
Angora, Aurora, Babbitt, Biwabik, Britt, Buhl, Chisholm, Cook, Embarrass, Eveleth, Gheen, Gilbert, Grand Rapids, Hibbing, Hoyt Lakes, Iron, Nashwauk, Keewatin, Mt. Iron, Side Lake, Virginia, Tower, Zim.