Services to support caregivers who give
of their time, support and care to the elderly having had a stroke.

• Psychosocial follow-up
• Respite
• Personal training
• Conference

Together, we will determine your needs and will elaborate your objectives and take action in order to achieve them.

We hare here for you!

We support you, the caregiver.

We are flexible and adapt ourselves to various types of demands:

  • Individual meeting
  • Short or long-term follow-up
  • At home or at the office
  • During the week
  • During the day or evening
  • All this free

For example, we can:

  • Guide you for filling in documents.
  • Accompany you for certain procedures like lodging one of your family members.
  • Refer you to resources/specialized services.
  • Offer you time to be heard and vent.
  • Inform you of themes related to your care, like your rights, etc.

Together and with a psychosocial support, we will work to establish a respite service. This is not a caretaking service but a structured one where your loved one will enjoy stimulation activities as you take time for yourself.

We are here for you!

We encourage you to take time off caregiving for a while peacefully. The anchoring of this service and your loved one is one of our priorities!

We are flexible and adapt ourselves to various types of demands

  • Individual meeting
  • Short or long-term follow-up
  • At home or at the office
  • During the week
  • During the day or evening
  • All this free

For example, we can offer a respite service:

  • By accompanying your loved one during weekly GRPAAL activities.
  • By helping your loved one during the monthly GRPAAL activities.
  • By visiting your loved one when you are absent for a few hours.
  • By escorting your loved one when using adapted transport for the first time.
  • By supporting your loved one for medical appointments, etc.

Together, we will determine your needs and will elaborate your objectives and take action in order to achieve them.

We are here for you!

We want you to acquire new abilities to better your quality of life and prevent exhaustion.

We are flexible and adapt ourselves to various types of demands

  • Individual meeting
  • Short or long-term follow-up
  • At home or at the office
  • During the week
  • During the day or evening
  • All this free

For example, we can offer a training on different possible changes following a stroke:

  • Emotional changes
  • Physical changes
  • Language changes
  • Energy changes
  • Perception changes

We offer conference services to the public to increase the autonomy of caregivers for the elderly.

More precisely, caregivers for the elderly will acquire all necessary information in order to develop and better their living situation.

We are flexible and adapt ourselves to various types of demands:

  • Library, community agencies, work environment, residences, etc.
  • During the week
  • During the day or in the evening
  • All this free

For example, we can discuss themes related to:

  • The caregiver for the elderly: role, definition, needs, recognition, etc.
  • The cerebro-vascular accident: definition, symptoms, consequences, evolution, scientific data, etc.
  • The dyad caregiver-person assisted: communication between the caregiver and the person assisted.

In Quebec in 2016,
there was
1.5 million
caregivers giving one or more hours of care to an elderly

– Appui Laurentides, 2016

Demographic portrait
caregivers of seniors
in Quebec

– Appui Laurentides, 2016