The BREAK (Building Respite Evidence and Knowledge) Exchange newsletter at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing.
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Welcome to the BREAK Exchange
We’re beginning our University of Wisconsin – Madison Global Health Institute 1-year grant for us to further develop the BREAK Exchange! We will be posting more frequently on Facebook and Twitter, sending monthly newsletters, and facilitating quarterly webinars to share the latest news on respite. We look forward to being able to grow this project and help improve respite systems around the world!
BREAK Exchange Updates
Happy New Year!
With a new year comes new updates and advancements with our project! We will be updating the website, sharing our research at conferences around the country, working on a literature review, and much more!
We will be presenting at ISBA
We were just notified that our abstract was accepted for the International Short Break Association conference in June! as we prepare for the presentation, we will be sending out surveys in order to get to know the membership and to obtain the current state of respite around the world. We are very excited to share our work with others interested in improving respite to a global audience, and hope to see you at ISBA in June!
Caregiving youth should have a seat at the policy table. (2018).
Our Article of the Month is Caregiving Youth Should Have a Seat at the Policy Table from Aging Today.
This article explores how young caregivers should be included in making policies regarding themselves and their clients! There are more than 1.4 million youth caregivers in the United States and the president of The American Association of Caregiving Youth is ensuring that they have a voice in the planning process. Check out this article with the link below! It’s all about advocacy!