Wednesday, February 25, 2015

New ICS study

Senior care: Differences by type of housing
by Carole Sawaya and Martin Turcotte, Social and Aboriginal Statistics Division (SASD)

Insights on Canadian Society

This article provides information on the care provided by caregivers to seniors with a long-term health condition, a disability or problems related to aging. It focuses on how the intensity and nature of the care vary depending on seniors’ type of housing. Four types of housing are examined: care facilities, supportive housing, private households separate from the caregiver, and private households shared with the caregiver.

To access the study released today: