ESTABLISHMENT OF A CAREGIVER INFORMATION SERVICE

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Amount:
$48,026.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
N/A
Award Year:
1990
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
13577
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Birch & Davis Assoc Inc
8905 Fairview Rd #200, Silver Spring, MD, 20910
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Stephanie E Karsten
 (301) 589-6760
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THIS PROJECT ADDRESSES THE INFORMATION NEEDS OF EMPLOYED CAREGIVERS OF AGING PERSONS BY ESTABLISHING A SERVICE TO TRANSMIT FIELD-TESTED, HIGH-QUALITY CAREGIVING INFORMATION AS AN EMPLOYEE BENEFIT. PHASE I RESEARCH INTO CAREGIVER NEEDS, AVAILABLE MATERIALS, AND EMPLOYER WILLINGNESS TO PARTICIPATE WILL DRIVE PHASE II DEVELOPMENT, DEMONSTRATION, AND EVALUATION WORK TOWARD ESTABLISHMENT OF A COST-EFFECTIVE, COMMERCIALLY VIABLE INFORMATION SERVICE. UNIQUE FEATURES OF THIS PROJECT ARE THAT IT (1) IS THE FIRST STAND-ALONE ELDERCARE BENEFIT PROVIDING A COMPREHENSIVE MIX OF INFORMATION SERVICES, AND (2) TAKES A COST-EFFECTIVE APPROACH TO DISSEMINATING INFORMATION ABOUT CAREGIVING.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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