Max Rady College of Medicine

Term: Family Relief

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26


Care provided at home for short periods during the week; provides relief to family caregivers to permit them time to shop, attend to business or to obtain needed rest. Such care is not available to licensed/approved family care/boarding care/guest homes.

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  • Roos NP, Stranc L, Peterson S, Mitchell L, Bogdanovic B, Shapiro E. A Look at Home Care in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2001. [Report] [Summary] (View)
  • Roos NP, Mitchell L, Peterson S, Shapiro E. Perspectives on Home Care Data Requirements. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2001. [Report] (View)

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Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine,
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences,
Room 408-727 McDermot Ave.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5 Canada