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Gender and the costs of palliative caregiving for people with HIV/AIDS  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no2EN.pdf

Examines the issues confronting palliative caregivers of people with AIDS.

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Published: 2006
Labour process change: women's paid home care work in Saskatoon  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no1EN.pdf

Examines how the work lives and health of paid home care practitioners were affected by restructuring strategies implemented by the Saskatoon District Health Home Care.

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Published: 2002
Women's caring work in the context of Manitoba health reform  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/womens-caring-work.pdf

Examines the impact of health care reform on paid and unpaid caregivers in Manitoba, as well as public perceptions of the quality of health care in the context of sweeping reform.

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Published: 2001
The caring game

Presents a workshop kit designed to enhance sensitivity and understanding of caring as it relates to those receiving in-home long-term care. Uses an engaging board game format to give people a unique understanding of caring, and a view of life that often remains hidden behind closed doors. Addresses various disabilities, issues of diversity, and elder abuse. Includes a step-by-step manual for facilitators, which will ensure successful in-house training for years to come.

Published: 2001
Trafficking in women in Canada: a critical analysis of the legal framework governing immigrant live-in caregivers and mail order  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/066231252X/index_e.html

Analyses the legal framework governing the hiring of immigrant live-in caregivers and the legal status of mail-order brides who immigrate to Canada with a spousal or fiancée visa.

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Published: 2000
Human resource issues in home care in Canada: a policy perspective  
http://openlibrary.org/b/OL6855665M

Raises concerns over the isolated work settings, shared responsibilities for care with family members, and the fact that home care remains one of the lowest paid for occupations at this skill level.

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Published: 1999
Disability-related support arrangements, policy options and implications for women's equality  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/0662653238/index_e.html

Examines equality issues with respect to women with disabilities and the women who provide support to them.

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Published: 2001
Self-care for caregivers: responding to the stress of terrorism and armed conflicts  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/pphb-dgspsp/publicat/oes-bsu-02/caregvr_e.html
Offers recommendations for caregivers (doctors, psychologists, social workers, nurses, physchiatrists, teachers, counsellors, and other health workers) to help themselves and other deal with the stress of terrorists attacks and armed conflict. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Caring for/caring about: women, home care, and unpaid caregiving
Explores the nature of caring in Canada, and examines reseach on women, home care and unpaid caregiving. Identifies the social conditions under which caregiving is undertaken. Also examines the experiences of women who care.
Published: 2004
Women’s health: policy guide  
http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/acsw_wom_guide.pdf
Discusses women's roles as paid and unpaid health care providers as well as the growing burdens being put on female caregivers as a result of health care policy. (See Details)
Published: 2002