Training and Caregiver Role Management Tools

This page contains information about and links to tools that you can use to manage areas of your caregiving role that are not specifically related to the daily care tasks you need to complete. It includes some financial and communication tools.


Caregiver Tax Deductions & Credits

Caregiver amount - An amount for each dependent may be claimed by those who (either alone or with another person) maintained a dwelling where one or more of their dependents lived.

Amount for infirm dependents age 18 or older - If you are eligible for this amount, you can claim an amount for each of you or your spouse's or common-law partner's dependents who has a severe and prolonged impairment in physical or mental functions and is 18 years of age or older.


With Health Care Professionals

The following articles from HealthLinkBC can help you communicate better with the health care professionals involved in caring for the senior in your care.

With the Senior Who Has Specific Conditions

In this section, you can find articles to help you communicate better with seniors who have specific conditions that might impair communication skills.