The Caregiver Toolbox: Evaluation of a Workshop for Informal Caregivers

December 15, 2016


  • Jennifer L. Heston
  • Jane K. Straker

This report is an evaluation of a face-to-face group workshop designed for informal caregivers of older adults provided by the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging. Changes in caregiver knowledge, reported behaviors, and stress ratings were observed and meaningful feedback from participants was provided to assist trainers in further development of the workshop experience. a pre- and post-implementation evaluation was conducted that included employee observations, focus groups, interviews, and questionnaires. 


  • Case Studies/ Qualitative Research
  • Families/Caregiving