First #OVOChat - Families in Transition

  1. @VetsOmbudsman A4. Give 1 or more family members a full paying job to care for their injured vet... #OVOChat
  2. Continuez de suivre #OVOChat pour obtenir les détails concernant nos prochains Twitter chats en 2016! pic.twitter.com/x8gwubJjfR
  3. @TrentonMFRC @VetsOmbudsman @VanierInstitute Enjoyed the discussions, we are looking forward to continuing the conversation #OVOChat
  4. @VetsOmbudsman A3. Establishing reasonable home environment with support structures without having enough financials to accomplish #OVOChat
  5. Quel plaisir de lire les Q et R du #OVOchat avec @OmbudVeterans . Merci aux véts et Canadiens concernés de leur participation #polcan
  6. What valuable insight gained through the #OVOChat tonight! Let's keep the conversation going! #MilitaryLiterate #families #MilitaryFamilies
  7. Fantastic discussion and insight everyone! Look forward to the next chat #OVOChat @VetsOmbudsman @VanierInstitute
  8. FIrst chat, great engagement and trending 20 in Canada. Bravo @VetsOmbudsman for a successful first one #OVOChat pic.twitter.com/gTCDaeLPzW
  9. Spouses, I have a Facebook page called Spouses of Canadian Veterans with PTSD for info sharing #OVOChat
  10. That brings our #OVOChat to a close, what a great discussion on such an important topic #families in transition
  11. This resource page will help you identify Morale and Welfare services and information that may benefit you. #OVOChat  http://ow.ly/10kMXK 
  12. Les familles jouent un rôle important dans la transition. Merci de votre participation à notre nuage de mots #OVOChat
  13. @VetsOmbudsman A2. Trying to maintain a valuable connection to our former life, career and community. #OVOChat
  14. Thank you to @NoraSpinks, CEO of the @VanierInstitute. A big thanks to everyone for joining the conversation this evening. #OVOChat!
  15. When a member is being considered for release, check box on a document for contact info and spouse contact info consent @CanuckVet #OVOChat
  16. Notre #OVOChat tire à sa fin. Quelle bonne discussion sur un sujet aussi important : #famille en transition
  17. Cette page vous aidera à trouver l'information sur les services de bien-être et demaintien du moral #OVOChat  http://ow.ly/10kMUt 
  18. Merci à @NoraSpinks PDG de l’ @InstitutVanier. Un grand merci à tous ceux qui ont participé à la conversation ce soir. #OVOChat!
  19. Families play an important role in transition Thanks for all you your input! #OVOChat
  20. @CanuckVet @investorlisa great question, Russ! What platforms should be utilized to best connect with VETS and their families? #OVOChat
  21. Interested in military and veteran family health research--check out our Facebook page #OVOChat @CIMVHR_ICRSMV  http://ow.ly/10kMst 
  22. Challenege 2 all: Take the conversation beyond twitter and bring back to #OVOChat
  23. @VetsOmbudsman and all you #OVOChat participants, thank you, this has been insightful and eye opening
  24. Yes, when communication and outreach have been identified as issues--need diversified strategy #OVOChat  https://twitter.com/canuckvet/status/717501009455656961 
  25. @CanuckVet #OVOChat use more technology + make information more coordinated + accessible.
  26. 7 MFRCs now serving Veterans & their families as part of a 4-yr Pilot Project  http://ow.ly/10himy  #OVOChat
  27. Projet pilote de 4 ans : 7 CRFM servent aussi les vétérans et leur famille  http://ow.ly/10hiun  #OVOChat
  28. We are trending 21 in canada #OVOChat. Thanks for your support!
  29. You folks have genuinely moved me! Thank you for being so frank about what it's really like. #OVOChat
  30. A5: A Comm. for the member, for the family. for the community and the ability for those in the circle of care to access resources. #OVOChat
  31. Pleasure reading questions, answers on #OVOChat with the @VetsOmbudsman tonight. Vets, concerned Cdns, TY for participating. #cdnpoli
  32. @VetsOmbudsman ...neglected. #OVOChat. Now that the NVC has removed benefits from VAC Lifelong pensions.
  33. A5: lack of comm/outreach for families in transition, becomes caregiver fulltime job, benefits in transition needed before release #OVOChat
  34. Q5 communication is key and outreach is essential, especially for complex transitions. Transition advisor would be fabulous! #OVOChat
  35. Here are the results of Q1, in word cloud / Les résultats de la Q1 #OVOChat https://t.co/FoK1U5wvQa
    Here are the results of Q1, in word cloud / Les résultats de la Q1 #OVOChat pic.twitter.com/FoK1U5wvQa
  36. A5. The benefit gap between being an active military member and being a real recognized Veteran Affairs client. @VetsOmbudsman #OVOChat
  37. A4 I agree that a transition navigator is required to help navigate the complex release process! #OVOChat
  38. @dgtweets great point! It's important for us all to find ways to support military families in our communities! #OVOChat
  39. A5: Transition requires a community of family, friends, and supporters who understand the difficulties #body #soul #spirit #OVOChat #veteran
  40. Q5: Quel est l’obstacle le plus important à une transition réussie ? #OVOChat
  41. Agreed--support for transition system navigation would be incredible! A4 #OVOChat @CIMVHR_ICRSMV  http://ow.ly/10kM8f 
  42. @investorlisa Are you familiar with the Veteran Family Program pilot project at 7 MFRC locations? #OVOChat
  43. Check out our full article on military and veteran family health research in #JMVFH #OVOChat @CIMVHR_ICRSMV  http://ow.ly/10kM0K 
  44. A4: how about enhancing our collective understanding of military families? Let's all become #MilitaryLiterate! #OVOChat @CanuckVet
  45. A4 Transition advisor - help member and family navigate policies and forms relevant to them, and 2 find support 4 their needs #OVOChat
  46. Q5. Which poses the greatest barrier to a successful transition? #OVOChat
  47. Q4A: simplify process' with all agencies working/collaborating & offer family friendly and understood "one stop shopping" option #OVOChat
  48. A4: Asingle point of contact who acts as a project manager for individual famiies in transition is needed, a central connecting hub #ovochat
  49. Please contact me if you have any questions about military & veteran family research #OVOChat @CIMVHR_ICRSMV  http://ow.ly/10kLWr 
  50. One point of contact easily accessible like at all MFRCs. #OVOChat
  51. Q4 work more closely with non profits who can help make impact by funding appropriate support resources #OVOChat
  52. @VetsOmbudsman A4 #OVOChat less paperwork and applications in order to receive benefits, and all supports working together
  53. A4: I watched a single friend do everything he could to get ahead of things while releasing and he still was caught off guard #OVOChat
  54. @VetsOmbudsman A1 #OVOChat set families up for success (job, housing, family doctor, etc)
  55. Q4 more information for people who are not involved with transition support, so they can be #OVOChat
  56. A4: Attendance Allowance for #injured #veterans on #NVC also payable to spouse or caregiver at current rates #OVOChat
  57. @planthanger Also, if they are near an MFRC Veteran Family pilot site they can access mental health services post release for 2 yrs #OVOChat
  58. @planthanger They can access CFMAP which will provide mental health support to veterans & their families #OVOChat
  59. Q4 system navigation support would really help families--so many systems involved in transition #OVOChat @CIMVHR_ICRSMV
  60. Gen The Right Hon Georges Vanier, #Veteran of 2 World Wars, founded the Vanier Institute over 50yrs ago to support families in CDA #OVOChat
  61. Gen The Right Hon Georges Vanier, #Veteran of 2 World Wars, founded the Vanier Institute over 50yrs ago to support families in CDA #OVOChat
  62. Q4 support and continuity w social network. So important to feel validated #OVOChat
  63. 40+ individuals from 37 orgs support military & Veteran families through the CDN Military & Veteran Families Ldshp Circle #OVOChat
  64. 40+ individuals from 37 orgs support military & Veteran families through the CDN Military & Veteran Families Ldshp Circle #OVOChat
  65. A4 research will inform what the right supports are at the right times #OVOChat @CIMVHR_ICRSMV
  66. . @VetsOmbudsman A4: More financial support during the first 3 months of transition until pension/VOC Rehab funding kicks in #OVOChat
  67. A3: Question back on this one if possible. Is there funding for spouses to access mental health resources while in transition? #OVOChat
  68. Q4: Si vous pouviez améliorer une chose pour les familles en transition, quelle serait-elle ? #OVOChat https://t.co/JDqoJPxxjN
    Q4: Si vous pouviez améliorer une chose pour les familles en transition, quelle serait-elle ? #OVOChat pic.twitter.com/JDqoJPxxjN
  69. Q4: If you could improve one thing for families in transition, what would it be? #OVOChat https://t.co/t3Xk21CcGd
    Q4: If you could improve one thing for families in transition, what would it be? #OVOChat pic.twitter.com/t3Xk21CcGd
  70. @VetsOmbudsman A3 #OVOChat financial insecurity, caregiver fatigue, not always knowing whether you are doing the right thing...many others
  71. 27% of Reg Force #Veterans, 24% of Reserve Class C & 11% of Reserve Class A/B reported difficult adjustment to civilian life #OVOChat
  72. 27% of Reg Force #Veterans, 24% of Reserve Class C & 11% of Reserve Class A/B reported difficult adjustment to civilian life #OVOChat
  73. A3: managing the whole family on their own, while not knowing where to get support for themselves or other family members #ovochat
  74. And most of them in Ontario live in a few concentrated LIHN e.g. Kingston, Ottawa area #OVOChat @CIMVHR_ICRSMV  http://ow.ly/10kKX0 
  75. @VetsOmbudsman #OVOChat #beingleftalonetonavigate/fightasystemthatisdesignedtofailtheinjuredveteran#theownistshouldnotbeontheinjuredveteran
  76. A3: We face an emotional labyrinth as caregivers, burnout and a massive learning curve #OVOChat @VetsOmbudsman
  77. Le saviez-vous? ACC a six descriptions pour définir l’unité familiale. #OVOChat
  78. Did you know? VAC has 6 different definitions of what constitutes a family. #DYK #OVOChat
  79. A3: Particularly with mental health, finding civilian professionals who understand military culture particularly in non-base towns #OVOChat
  80. A3 understanding terminology, policies not readily available. #OVOChat
  81. À mi-chemin ds notre 1er Twitter Chat; superbe participation, merci pour les excellents commentaires #OVOChat
  82. Half of CAF members and nearly 4 in 10 #Veterans in #Canada have children under 18 #OVOChat
  83. 30 Minutes into our 1st Twitter #OVOChat great answers to our questions
  84. Understanding both sides of the coin is so important! Good thing we have great researchers like you @HeidiCramm and @CIMVHR_ICRSMV #OVOChat
  85. A3: A caregiver has to navigate a system that often seems to be in a foreign language (i.e. acronyms) #OVOChat
  86. Q3: Transitioning medical issues to civilian professionals. Educating and finding professionals who understand the VAC system #OVOChat
  87. A3: Caregivers of medically-releasing Veterans face great challenges in juggling - Care for; veteran, children, household and self #OVOChat
  88. A:3 is the support going to be there when I need it #OVOChat
  89. A3 Caregivers of those with OSI have a lot to manage, and aren't sure how to get the support they need when needed #OVOChat @CIMVHR_ICRSMV
  90. A3 k.i.t, loss of employment, exhaustion, medical issues #OVOChat
  91. A3 Caregivers have a lot to balance--including social isolation due to stigma #OVOChat @CIMVHR_ICRSMV
  92. Q3A: lack of knowledge/skill/understanding, fatigue, changed role in family, burnout, limited financial and/or personal resources #OVOChat
  93. A3 No one respecting how hard it was to worry all those nights. Trying so hard to never think about it. #OVOChat
  94. A:3 #OVOChat Spouse can experience stress by becoming the main source of income for the family.
  95. Ombudsman's report talks about insufficient/inadequate supports and services--how can we better support families? #OVOChat @CIMVHR_ICRSMV
  96. Q3. Isolation from the injured family member, from friends and extended family #OVOChat
  97. A3 lack of financial support for spouses who give up their careers to support their spouses #OVOChat
  98. All #MFRC's need mandate changed to support #veterans through transition and beyond. Not just 8 locations for 3 years #OVOChat
  99. Q3: Quels sont les défis auxquels les dispensateurs de soins de vétérans libérés pour des raisons médicales doivent faire face? #OVOChat
  100. A2 financial, 5 stages of loss, adapting life and home #OVOChat
  101. Q3: What challenges do the caregivers of medically-releasing Veterans face? #OVOChat
  102. As a researcher, we want to understand how transition impacts families, and how families impact transition success #OVOChat @CIMVHR_ICRSMV
  103. Great answers everyone.  Ready for Q3 remember to use #OVOChat and A3, A4, A5 etc. with each tweet #OVOChat https://t.co/bFOtKPomnY
    Great answers everyone. Ready for Q3 remember to use #OVOChat and A3, A4, A5 etc. with each tweet #OVOChat pic.twitter.com/bFOtKPomnY
  104. Merci pour vos réponses! Q3 arrive bientôt ; rappelez-vous d’utiliser #OVOChat et R3, R4, R3, R5, etc. avec vos tweets. #OVOChat
  105. Interruption to health care relationships poses challenge to families in transition--especially if a medical release #OVOChat @CIMVHR_ICRSMV
  106. A2 Realizing how much you have changed. Renegotiating the marriage from scratch. #OVOChat
  107. A2: Financial. The uncertainty of the next pay check, the next job, the advocating one has to do in the civilian world. #OVOChat
  108. A2: In our experience, families in transition need resources to help them through the unknown & to realize their own potential #OVOChat
  109. Q1 in need of assistance as they transition. Overwheming, stressful #OVOChat
  110. A2 issues may include identity, loss, and starting from scratch in a new community--social support and health care #OVOChat @CIMVHR_ICRSMV
  111. #OVOChat Losing friends and trying to explain transition to family also difficult at times
  112. @als_veterans A2 the compounding stress of navigating systems, handling medical issues and adapting to new family roles #OVOChat
  113. Q2. like the member, the family goes through an identity crisis, grief and uncertainty with change #OVOChat
  114. A1: A family in transition is in need of tangible resources and the ability to access guidance. #OVOChat
  115. #A2. The navigation of the systems and the communication, or at times, lack there of plus the fears that come with transition #OVOChat
  116. A2 The most difficult aspect of a family’s transition to civilian life is to navigate through the maze of #VAC #DND and #Government #OVOChat
  117. A1 finding the information you need. No one stop shopping #OVOChat
  118. A1: the biggest hurdle is the immense paperwork followed by the emotional work that comes with it. #OVOChat @VetsOmbudsman
  119. #ovochat RT @CMFamilies: April is Month of the Military Child! Help us celebrate by sharing their stories this month.
  120. Q2: D’après votre expérience, quel est l’aspect le plus difficile de la transition à la vie civile pour une famille militaire ? #OVOChat
  121. Q2: In your experience, what is the most difficult aspect of a family’s transition to civilian life? #OVOChat
  122. I am so excited to see all your responses! Here is the second question. #OVOChat https://t.co/HQsclEyOFd
    I am so excited to see all your responses! Here is the second question. #OVOChat pic.twitter.com/HQsclEyOFd
  123. A1: a family in transition especially with an injured veteran is a full time job #OVOChat
  124. A1: A family in transition is... In need of support #OVOChat
  125. A. is often times not included in the process or not informed of their important role in the support for successful transition #OVOChat
  126. No longer in comfort of normal support system - sometimes waiting in limbo #OVOChat
  127. A1 : A family in transition is in need of financial support throughout the transition and further if the #veteran is #injured #OVOChat
  128. We know the process needs streamlining, we've been in transition for 3 years. Still waiting in limbo #OVOChat #familiesintransition
  129. Q1 Complétez cette phrase : Une famille en transition c’est …#OVOChat !
  130. The North Bay Military Family Resource Centre is tuning into #OVOchat
  131. Ready, set, go...let's chat about family transition with #OVOChat
  132. Commençons ! Si vous souhaitez intervenir, veuillez inclure R1, R2, R3 ou R4 & #OVOChat avec votre tweet !
  133. Let’s get started. If you’d like to weigh in, pls include A1, A2, A3 or A4 & #OVOChat w/ your tweet!
  134. Bienvenue au #OVOChat! Merci de vous joindre à nous ce soir! Quelle est votre expérience et où vivez-vous ? #OVOChat
  135. Welcome to #OVOChat! Thank you for joining us tonight! Tell us a little about yourself and where you are joining from.
  136. C’est un plaisir de co-présenter l’#OVOChat ! Parlons des familles militaires en transition @VetsOmbudsman
  137. Bienvenue à mon hôte conjointe @NoraSpinks, PDG de l’ @InstitutVanier, qui aide les familles canadiennes à travers le pays #OVOChat
  138. This Military family spouse will be part of #OVOChat with the @VetsOmbudsman tonight
  139. Please welcome my co-host @NoraSpinks, the CEO of the @VanierInstitute, doing great work with Cdn families across the country #OVOChat
  140. It's a pleasure to co-host the #OVOChat Let's chat about #families in transition!
  141. Minutes to go before we kick off our 1st #OVOChat Families in Transition to Civilian Life. https://t.co/nUla6RCGep
    Minutes to go before we kick off our 1st #OVOChat Families in Transition to Civilian Life. pic.twitter.com/nUla6RCGep
  142. Plus que 5 minutes avant notre Twitter chat sur le soutien aux familles en transition. Lire nos conseils à suivre pour notre 1er #OVOChat
  143. 5 minutes to go before we kick off our 1st #OVOChat Topic: Families in Transition to Civilian Life
  144. Families in transition - waiting to start the discussion! #ovochat
  145. Let's talk about families in transition! 9 more minutes! #ovochat
  146. Règle 5 : Utilisez le format suivant: R1, R2, etc. quand vous répondez à une question. #OVOChat
  147. Rule 5: Use the following format: A1, A2, etc. when answering a question. #OVOChat
  148. Règle 3 : Nos hôtes poseront leurs questions dans les deux langues mais répondront aux commentaires dans la langue du commentaire. #OVOChat
  149. Rule 3: Hosts will post questions in English & French, will reply to comments in the comment language. #OVOChat
  150. Règle 2 : Participez dans la langue officielle de votre choix. #OVOChat
  151. Rule 2: Feel free to participate in the official language of your choice. #OVOChat
  152. Règle 1 : Respectez les opinions des autres participants. #OVOChat
  153. On commence dans 20 min. Voici quelques règles que vous devez garder en tête lorsque vous participez à notre Twitter Chat : #OVOChat
  154. Sharing the Rules of Engagement for our first #OVOChat, 20 minutes to go now Rule 1: Be respectful to other participants’ opinions.
  155. Sharing the Rules of Engagement for the #OVOChat on #MilitaryFamilies in transition to civilian life.. 20 min to go! https://t.co/x0tpt9PiRK
    Sharing the Rules of Engagement for the #OVOChat on #MilitaryFamilies in transition to civilian life.. 20 min to go! pic.twitter.com/x0tpt9PiRK
  156. Sharing the Rules of Engagement for the #OVOChat on #MilitaryFamilies in transition to civilian life.. 20 min to go! https://t.co/tWLWwCXKKg
    Sharing the Rules of Engagement for the #OVOChat on #MilitaryFamilies in transition to civilian life.. 20 min to go! pic.twitter.com/tWLWwCXKKg
  157. Notre premier Twitter chat débute dans 30 minutes ; j’ai bien hâte ! #OVOChat
  158. Only 30 minutes to go before we kickoff our 1st Twitter Chat; feeling excited! #OVOChat :)
  159. 30 minutes until the @VetsOmbudsman #OVOChat begins - Tune in for discussion about families in transition to civilian life!
  160. 30 minutes until the @VetsOmbudsman #OVOChat begins - Tune in for discussion about families in transition to civilian life!
  161. Ds 45 mins on débute notre Twitter Chat; ce lien vous permet de suivre la discussion  https://twitter.com/hashtag/ovochat  ou cherchez #OVOChat sur Google
  162. 1 hour to go and getting ready to join the conversation on families #ovochat
  163. Prêt à parler de ce dont les familles en transition ont vraiment besoin? Plus qu’une heure avant #OVOChat https://t.co/UbkqMhW47A
    Prêt à parler de ce dont les familles en transition ont vraiment besoin? Plus qu’une heure avant #OVOChat pic.twitter.com/UbkqMhW47A
  164. Ready to talk about what support Families in Transition need? T‐minus one hour #OVOChat https://t.co/E09OOFarjv
    Ready to talk about what support Families in Transition need? T‐minus one hour #OVOChat pic.twitter.com/E09OOFarjv
  165. Don’t miss the Veterans Ombudsman's online Twitter Chat tonight at 7:00 PM EST on Veterans’ families. @VetsOmbudsman #OVOChat #GoC #CdnPoli
  166. Mon patron tiendra son 1er Twitter Chat dans quelques heures pour jaser de soutien aux familles en transition; suivez #OVOChat @ 19h
  167. Follow #OVOChat tonight at 7pm EST while we co-host a Twitter Chat btw @VetsOmbudsman + Veterans & #MilitaryFamilies in transition!
  168. CE SOIR - le @OmbudVeterans tient une discussion en ligne sur les enjeux des Anciens Combattants. Suivez #OVOChat pour participer #polcan
  169. TONIGHT - the @VetsOmbudsman will host an online chat on Veterans issues. Tune in to #OVOChat to participate. #GoC #CdnPoli
  170. Ce soir: Twitter chat sur les familles en transition. Participez et partagez ! #OVOChat 19h HAE!
  171. Looking forward to tonight’s Twitter Chat on families in transition! Are you ready to share? #OVOChat 7PM EDT!
  172. Looking forward to tonight’s Twitter Chat on families in transition! Are you ready to share? #OVOChat 7PM EDT!
  173. Ready to talk about what support Families in Transition need? T‐minus one hour #OVOChat https://t.co/E09OOFarjv
    Ready to talk about what support Families in Transition need? T‐minus one hour #OVOChat pic.twitter.com/E09OOFarjv
  174. Veterans' families should not lose Dental Service Plan after release. Talk about this & other issues later #OVOChat https://t.co/32LEli7bDg
    Veterans' families should not lose Dental Service Plan after release. Talk about this & other issues later #OVOChat pic.twitter.com/32LEli7bDg
  175. Family caregivers sacrifice so much & should be compensated. Hope to chat with some during #OVOChat Apr 5 @ 7 PM EDT  http://ow.ly/i/iauVR 
  176. Outreach needed to see if needs are being met. How was your transition? Share your experience @ #OVOChat Apr 5, 7 PM  http://ow.ly/i/i6pLd 
  177. Families need to be aware of support available during transition. Hope to shed some light during #OVOChat April 5.  http://ow.ly/10bVnA 
  178. Twitter Chat on Apr 5 to talk Support to Military Families in Transition #OVOChat; planning to take part?
  179. Flagged 5 main challenges faced by families in transition to civilian life. Read our review https://t.co/gae5m7fyzN https://t.co/GeSBymwXUk
    Flagged 5 main challenges faced by families in transition to civilian life. Read our review  http://ow.ly/10b0QN  pic.twitter.com/GeSBymwXUk
  180. Let’s talk Support to Families in Transition to civilian life Apr 5 @ 7PM; What works and what doesn’t? RT #OVOChat  http://ow.ly/109j43 
  181. @VetsOmbudsman & Vanier Institute will host Twitter Chat Series to engage with #Veterans + thr #families Apr 5, 7–8pm EDT. Follow #OVOChat!
  182. On April 5 @VetsOmbudsman Guy Parent will be hosting Twitter chats 4 Veterans & families to discuss issues they face  http://ow.ly/ZzE3O 
  183. @VetsOmbudsman & Vanier Institute will host Twitter Chat Series to engage with #Veterans + thr #families Apr 5, 7–8pm EDT. Follow #OVOChat!