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The Mississippi Family Caregiver Coalition Supports You!

 

The vision of the Mississippi Family Caregiver Coalition- all family caregivers of Mississippians are valued, maintain whole lives, and have access to the caregiving support and services they need.

 

The mission of the Mississippi Family Caregiver Coalition will identify and empower caregivers by educating them about accessing community resources, support networks and their rights.

 

Purpose

 

The purpose of the Mississippi Family Caregiver Coalition is:

·         To build and sustain a community coalition with a focus on improving the well-    being of caregivers.

·         To be a vehicle for the patient and family voice.

·         To organize and encourage efforts of organizations with shared visions with the goal of improving interagency information and referral.

·         To collaborate and encourage the education of caregivers about accessing community resources and support networks.

 

Participation and Collaboration

 

Participation in the Mississippi Family Caregiver Coalition is open to organizations and individuals interested in fostering the vision by actively engaging in the planning and work of the Coalition.

 

Members should join in a commitment to:

 

·         Share best practices and knowledge.

·         Identify community resources and how to access.

·         Identify the gaps in services.

·         Promote the efforts of the coalition.

 

 

Participant categories may include:

 

·         Healthcare Providers (hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, physician practices,  home health agencies, dialysis facilities, hospice organizations, palliative care organizations, etc.)

·         Provider Associations

·         Consumer Advocacy Organizations

·         Government Organizations

·         Quality Improvement Organizations

·         Educational Organizations

·         Professionals

·         Consumers

·         Funding Organizations

·         Academics

·         Caregivers

·         Private non-profit organizations

Community-based organizations

Caregivers Show Love Through Service



Caregivers value the lives of the people they provide care for by supporting them  around the clock. 

207 W. Jackson Street, Suite 1
Ridgeland, MS 38157
caregiverstaskforce@yahoo.com
Tel: 769-230-0611
Fax: 601-914-7201

Caregivers need support too!

Caregivers Provide Care Across the Lifespan



People from all ages, disabilities, and disease states receive care from parents, spouses, siblings, friends, religious communities, and loved ones, just to name a few. These caregivers give countless hours of unpaid and often, unrecognized, service.

What Do Family Caregivers Provide?
Medication management
Care coordination
Bill paying
Wound care
Medical equipment operations
Health insurance advocacy
Incontinence management
Health decisions assistance
Food for special diets preparation
Personal care
Financial management
Household tasks
Transportation
Emotional & Spiritual Support
Ostomy care
Family member coordination
Home test kits administration
Social activities organizing
Supervision
Interpreting medical directions

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