Priority 22 from the Seniors' Health (Alberta, Canada) PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: What are the optimal ways for caregivers of older adults to have time away from employment in order to provide care? (JLA PSP Priority 22)
|JLA question ID
Many older people are looked after by family members, many of whom have to give up active employment to allow them to be caregivers. People wanted research to investigate ways in which a flexible approach to employment for caregivers might be offered in order for them to provide care and remain actively employed
|Health Research Classification System category
|Generic health relevance
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|Not able to get enough time off work to support my family member when they are in crisis; ~ It can be a full time job and families usually have jobs and other family members to care for. ~ There must be caregiving flexibility within the workforce.
|Caregiver 2, Older Adult 1
|PSP unique ID
|Seniors' Health (Alberta, Canada)
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.
|97 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
|Date of priority setting workshop
|13 August 2018