CareMap Tutorial

You can learn to draw and use CareMaps by following this series of videos.

We strongly encourage you to first “Learn the Basics” — learn how to draw CareMaps by hand, and how to learn from CareMaps. After you’re comfortable with the concept, then you can “Learn Digital CareMaps” to take advantage of the extra capabilities that makes possible. There’s also a video on “Sharing CareMaps”.

Learn the Basics

Intro to CareMaps

Get an overview of what CareMaps are, why they’re valuable, and how they can be used.

video https://vimeo.com/261399734

CareMap Tour

See CareMaps for several actual families with a wide variety of situations.

video https://vimeo.com/261397980

Comparing Hand-drawn and Digital CareMaps

Discover the respective advantages of the two methods for creating CareMaps. The gist is that drawing by hand is the easiest way to learn, and the digital tool provides more capabilities and flexibility.

video https://vimeo.com/261398157

Preparing to Draw

Learn to identify the people and services whom you will be including in your CareMap.

video https://vimeo.com/261412398

Hand-drawn CareMaps — How to Draw

Learn how to draw a CareMap by hand.

video https://vimeo.com/261399616

Hand-drawn CareMaps — example: Fay

See the creation of a CareMap for Fay, who cares for a mother with dementia, with only a little support from others.

video https://vimeo.com/261399381

Hand-drawn CareMaps — example: Nadine

See the creation of a CareMap for Nadine, who cares for a son with a son with diabetes, supported by her husband and friends.

video https://vimeo.com/261399498

Hand-drawn CareMaps — example: Christi

See the creation of a CareMap for Christi, who cares for her aging mother-in-law as well as a son with a chronic illness, and also provides long-distance help to her parents living across the country.

video https://vimeo.com/261399241

Learning from CareMaps

Learn how to learn from and act upon your CareMap.

video https://vimeo.com/261492455

Learn Digital CareMaps

Digital CareMaps — How to Draw

See all the instructional materials, tutorials, and help functions provided within the digital CareMap tool.

video https://vimeo.com/261399102

Digital CareMaps — example: Fay

See the creation of a CareMap for Fay, who cares for a mother with dementia, with only a little support from others.

video https://vimeo.com/261398374

Digital CareMaps — example: Kate

See the creation of a CareMap for Kate, who cares for a son as well as her overseas parents, along with her siblings.

video https://vimeo.com/261398816

Digital CareMaps — example: Kate (more details)

See the use of some of the more powerful features in the digital CareMap tool.

video https://vimeo.com/261398578

Sharing CareMaps

Learn some tips for sharing your CareMap with your family, friends and care professionals, and teaching CareMaps to others.

video https://vimeo.com/261414412