Convention:
2012
Policy:
That the NPF and its members call on the federal and provincial governments to cooperate, improve, and implement the following programme so as to improve home care for seniors:

a. provide and improve restive relief for voluntary care givers;

b. provide paid leave for family care givers when necessary;

c. provide sufficient home support through federal and/or provincial funding agreements; and

d. financially support current volunteer programmes and encourage the establishment of new volunteer programmes which have seniors helping seniors with minor home repair programmes, non-medical health promotional programmes and visitations, companionship, and social excursion programmes.

Number:
8
Section:
Health