Family Caregiving for People with Cancer and Other Serious Illnesses: A Workshop
The Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness, the National Cancer Policy Forum, and the Forum on Aging, Disability and Independence will host a public workshop examining opportunities to better support family caregiving for people with cancer or other serious illnesses. The workshop, to be held on May 16 and 17, 2022, will feature invited presentations and panel discussions on topics that may include:
-Strategies to better capture, understand, and act on family caregiver input and experience to improve patient care and to support family caregivers.
-Research gaps and opportunities to improve the evidence base to guide caregiving for patients with serious illnesses.
-Potential policy and practice opportunities to support family caregivers and advance family-centered care for serious illness, including new models of care delivery and payment.
-Opportunities to better embed a health equity focus across family caregiving research, policy, and practice.
-Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic (e.g., use of telehealth and other remote technologies) that could be applied in the context of caregiving for people with cancer and other serious illnesses.
For more information on the workshop including the agenda, please visit our webpage.