Professor Allison Williams McMaster University, is joined in conversation by Mr. Brian Doyle, a member of the CAREWELL team and producer of the podcast series. Allison illustrates the topics discussed including, the motivation behind her area of research, the workplace standards for carer friendly workplaces she helped develop and implement in Canada and beyond, and other areas of research she is currently working on.
McMaster Continuing Education offers a free online self-paced Caregiving Essentials program taught by an experienced caregiver, author, and activist. It provides support and valuable knowledge to improve your overall health and well-being as a caregiver.
The number of workers in Canada who are also caregivers is on the rise. Nora Spinks, internationally recognized work-family consultant and researcher, shares how to create supportive work environments.
This fully accessible guide provides a user-friendly approach for workplaces to work towards being more carer-employee inclusive (DOCUMENT IN FRENCH).
This tool informs carers in the workplace of their rights, provides carers with provincial resources, and offers strategies for carers to talk with their surpervisor, manager and/or team leader.
Post-secondary school (business/hr/management) curriculum about carer-employee accommodation.
This provides a list of the curriculum components, including the two PowerPoint presentations, accompanying lecture notes, reference list, sample assignments and test questions.
This slide set provides 40 slides overviewing the definition and importance of carer-friendly workplace policies for the workplace. They are assembled for easy lecture presentation or inclusion course websites. References are included for further reading.
This slide set provides 15 slides overviewing exemplary case studies of employers who have integrated carer-friendly workplace policies. They are assembled for easy lecture presentation or inclusion course websites. References are included for further reading.
These lecture notes provide further detail on the first and second lecture slide sets, as well as a range of references which can be used for in-course lecture or can accompany the slides on the course website.
These multiple-choice, short and long-answer questions can be used for student testing purposes, being easily be integrated into other testing material. Course assignments are also provided.
Partnership Grant Tools and Resources
Tools in Development
An intervention study focusing on the relationships between carer employees and employers partnered with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and McMaster University