RCI's goal is to increase the use of "science that works" to support both professional and family caregivers.
Resource links specific to the needs of family and professional caregivers are located here.
Located inside Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, GA, the Caregiver Support Center is a self-serving information center for individuals caring for those who are sick or disabled.
At the beginning of 2012, RCI was asked to partner with the Georgia Division of Aging Services in a System Integration Grant. The goal of this grant is to assure that the state’s integrated system of services is dementia capable and is offering evidence based services. On this page you will find archived trainings on Dementia and Evidence Based Implementation.
As part of the initiative to make Georgia's aging network more dementia-capable, The Alzheimer's Association, Georgia Chapter offers this series of dementia training webinars for Area Agency on Aging staff. RCI is partnering with the Association to bring you this series of six webinars, made possible by funding from the Georgia Division of Aging Services.
RCI has partnered with the National Center on Elder Abuse to create and distribute caregiver-friendly resources that help minimize the risk of abuse and neglect in caregiving situations. Free webinars and other tools for caregivers can be found here.
There are many specific tools, guides, podcasts and manuals to assist an agency with implementation of an evidence-based program to support caregivers. We have these categorized into drop-down sections: Caregiver Assessment, Terms/Definitions, Conference Presentations, Links and Resources. Click on the appropriate link under this section for additional information about each of these categories.