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2016

“It Takes the Loneliness Away”:  An Introduction to Innovative Peer Support Programming (Part 1)

Aug 09, 2016
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Music Care Conferenc

Nov 12, 2016

Reimagining Long Term Residential Care: Ideas Worth Sharing

Jul 13, 2016
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When Dementia and Abuse Issues Collide

Jun 16, 2016
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"When Someone You Know Has Dementia"

Jun 01, 2016
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Learning How to Get the Help You Need: How Caregivers can Navigate the Health & Social Care System

May 26, 2016
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Consent in Long-term Care: Issues of Detention and Restraint

May 17, 2016
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Fighting for Dignity: Prevention of Harmful Resident-to-Resident Interactions in Dementia in LTC

May 12, 2016
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Care planning and Decision Making in Dementia: Controversies and Solutions

Apr 20, 2016
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Legal Capacity and Decision-making: Moving Towards Reform of Ontario Law, Policy and Practice

Mar 29, 2016
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Complementary Therapies for MS Management

Apr 07, 2016
Presentation Slides l Recording

Making Culture Change Work: An Integrated Approach

Mar 31, 2016
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Working it out: MS and Employment

Feb 24, 2016
Presentation Slides l Recording

Moving knowledge into action through Communities of Practice: Major findings from a three-year research project

Feb 23, 2016
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Get ready for an Emergency Department Visit: Older Adult Hospital Readiness

Feb 03, 2016
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Relational Understandings of Personal Expressions

Jan 27, 2016
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Identifier les premiers signes de la maladie d'Alzheimer

Jan 27, 2016
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2015

Taking Care of Yourself through the Ups and Downs of Caregiving

Dec 10, 2015
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Diogenes Syndrome: Not Just Severe Hoarding

Dec 03, 2015
We apologize but this webinar was not recorded nor are the slides available, in keeping with the wishes of the presenter.

 

La conduite automobile et la demence

Nov 26, 2015
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Fall Prevention

Nov 25, 2015
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Corticobasal Degeneration 101

Nov 12, 2015
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A Discussion of the Northern Cultural Assessment of Memory (N-CAM)

Oct 29, 2015
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Dementia-Friendly Doorway Design - Interventions & Innovations

Oct 28, 2015
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Depression in Dementia: Challenges in Diagnosis and Management

Oct 14, 2015
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Ontario Best Practice Exchange & Beyond

Sep 25, 2015

A Patient-Centred Approach to Being with Older Adults with Dementia

Sep 16, 2015
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Posterior Cortical Atrophy: Trying to See What They Cannot

Jul 30, 2015
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La dépression et le suicide chez les personnes âgées

Jul 08, 2015
Enregistrement vidéo

What Every Pharmacist Should Know and Do About Depression and Suicide in Later Life

Jun 23, 2015
Recording

Anti-Psychotics in Older Adults

Jun 04, 2015
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Driving and dementia

Apr 29, 2015
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Lighting and Dementia

Apr 23, 2015
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Young Carers

Apr 08, 2015
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L’évaluation clinique de la mémoire prospective dans le trouble cognitif léger

Mar 25, 2015
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Panel Discussion on Women and Dementia

Mar 25, 2015
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Dementia and End of Life Care

Mar 04, 2015
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Acknowledging Staff Grief: When Working with Dementia: It is Vital

Feb 10, 2015
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Women and Dementia Series: Drugs and Older Women

Jan 29, 2015
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Dementia Associated with Parkinson's disease

Jan 22, 2015
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2014

Mapping the Dementia Journey

Dec 10, 2014
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Adjusting to LTC: Moving In and Making the Transition

Dec 03, 2014
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Innovative Housing Options for Persons Living with Dementia

Nov 27, 2014
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How to support what is often “the worst day of their lives.”

Nov 12, 2014
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Prevention of Alzheimer's dementia - the Ultimate Cure. Can we get there from here?

Oct 23, 2014
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Reforming Ontario’s Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship Laws

Sep 23, 2014
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Work, life interrupted: Dementia in the workplace

Jul 23, 2014
A conversation on how the Alzheimer Society is responding to these three changing faces of dementia in the workplace.
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BSO Event: Special Behavioural Support Unit at Sheridan Villa - Mississauga Halton LHIN

Jul 10, 2014
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Step into a healthier brain: A new physical activity toolkit for the prevention and management of Alzheimer’s disease

Jul 03, 2014
Discussion on evidence that supports physical activity for both the prevention and management of Alzheimer's disease and explain how these resources were developed and can be used to promote physical activity.
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Pathologie Vasculaire Cérébrale et Déclin Cognitif / Cerebrovascular Disease and Cognitive Decline

Jun 18, 2014
La présentation portera sur le rôle de la pathologie cérébro-vasculaire dans le développement de troubles de mémoire.
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Creating a Queer Positive Environment

Jun 11, 2014
Tools and tips for best practice both at an individual and organizational level.
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The importance of considering hearing needs in individuals with cognitive impairment

May 14, 2014
Specific strategies that can be implemented in clinical practice were discussed, and preliminary findings from ongoing clinic-based research projects were presented.   
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Screening for Cognitive Impairment in Senior Drivers

Apr 23, 2014
Changes to the Licence Renewal Process in Ontario.
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Dreaming of an ideal future for dementia care

Mar 19, 2014
The third phase of the Partnerships in Dementia Care (PiDC) Alliance’s Culture Change Process.
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The G8 Dementia Summit: A Giant Step Forward for Dementia

Jan 28, 2014
Learn what happened at the summit, outcomes and next steps, including the implications for Canada and the Alzheimer Society.
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All About Me: Person-Centred Care

Mar 06, 2014
Person-centred care in reference to "All about Me", a booklet about a person living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.  
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Strategic Engagement of Primary Care to Improve Care for Seniors with Complex Care Needs

Jan 15, 2014
Session Three: Engagement and Educaton
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2013

Strategic Engagement of Primary Care to Improve Care for Seniors with Complex Care Needs

Dec 11, 2013
Session Two:  Learn how tools such as this can support effective primary care of seniors with complex care needs and about the lessons learned through the process of developing this tool.
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Making Decisions: Dementia and Living at Home

Nov 20, 2013
How to decide if an older adult with dementia can stay at home.
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Strategic Engagement of Primary Care to Improve Care for Seniors with Complex Care Needs

Nov 13, 2013
Session One: Primary Care Strategic Elements Overview; and System Integration – Primary Care Memory Clinics: Learn about the keys to success for the strategic element of system integration as demonstrated by the Primary Care Memory Clinic model.
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Ambiguous Loss and Grief

Nov 06, 2013
Reviewed the many aspects of grief, the universal and necessary response to any personally significant loss, during the early, middle and late stages of dementia and much more.
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Discovering ‘the best of what is’ in dementia care

Oct 23, 2013
The second phase of the Partnerships in Dementia Care (PiDC) Alliance’s Culture Change Process.
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Behaviours and Belonging Webinar - Shifting Focus

Oct 10, 2013
A guide to understanding unpredictable dementia behaviour.
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Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

Sep 25, 2013
How MCI differs from normal aging and dementia, how it is diagnosed, how it impacts individuals and their families, and how it can be treated.
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The Epidemiology of Neurological Conditions

Sep 12, 2013
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Eliminating Stigma: A Workshop Focused on Seniors’ Mental Health

Aug 06, 2013
Explore the issue of stigma and mental illness in late life.
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Canadian Consensus Conference on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia (CCCDTD4) 2012: Part 3 - Assessment and management of risk, prevention strategies and the ongoing management of a dementia diagnosis in relation to the new guidelines

Jul 31, 2013
Addressed evidence for or against particular pharmacological therapies as well as lifestyle and dietary strategies in relation to prevention.
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Developing disease definitions for neurological conditions (dementia, epilepsy, and parkinsonism)

Jul 25, 2013
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Quality Palliative Care in Long Term Care

Jul 16, 2013
A strategy and more than 40 tools, resources and interventions to assist LTC homes to implement palliative are programs.
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Understanding and Responding to Neurological Conditions among Aboriginal Peoples

Jun 25, 2013
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Working Together to Improve Primary Care for Seniors with Complex Care Needs: A Health Links Discussion

Jun 24, 2013
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Canadian Consensus Conference on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia (CCCDTD4) 2012: Part 2 - Early detection, assessment and treatment of differential diagnosis in relation to the new guidelines

Jun 20, 2013
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Understanding and Preventing Falls in Dementia

Jun 19, 2013
Review the literature to provide an up to date overview on falls in older adults with dementia to help inform evidence based prevention practices.
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Using models and databases to identify patients with neurological conditions

May 29, 2013
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Canadian Consensus Conference on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia (CCCDTD4) 2012: Prevention and Detection Techniques based on the New Guidelines

May 22, 2013
Guidelines and discuss how they relate to the prevention and detection of dementia.
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Supportive Pathways: Understanding and Supporting Distressed Clients and Distressed Families

May 13, 2013
This presentation focused on understanding those behaviours and provided strategies for supporting the client, their family and the staff during these challenging times.
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FINDING Your Way - For people with dementia EVERY STEP COUNTS

May 08, 2013
Learn about a groundbreaking multicultural safety awareness program for people with dementia who may go missing.
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The Role of Physical Activity in the Prevention and Management of Alzheimer’s Disease

Apr 17, 2013
Examine current trends in physical inactivity in the older adult population and the potential role of physical activity to reduce the disease burden of patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), and to reduce the likelihood of developing AD.
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National Population Health Study of Neurological Conditions: Registry Implementation and Guidelines

Apr 11, 2013
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Behavioural Supports Ontario Sustainability Forum

Mar 19, 2013
Report | Slides | Leadership Video

Falls Prevention: Dual-Task Training and Balance Rehabilitation

Feb 27, 2013
A novel exercise program that combines physical and cognitive exercises; and a series of experiments which have focused on balance rehabilitation using the Nintendo Wii.
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Changing the Culture of Care for Persons Living with Dementia

Feb 05, 2013
The first phase of The Partnerships in Dementia Care (PiDC) Alliance Culture Change Process.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Behavioural Supports Ontario - Capacity Building Suite

Jan 28, 2013
Overview of capacity building tools developed through the Behavioural Supports Ontario Project.
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PSWs - An Evolving Practice Series (Part 2)

Jan 22, 2013
As the need for PSWs increases, their practice continues to evolve and more support is needed. Learn about the evolving role of PWS; and strategies to increase their skills and competencies. Discussion of the Broader Context of Ontario’s Health Human Resources (HHR) Strategy including: Why HHR planning is important; Historical and Current Context of HHR;  PSW challenges and opportunities; and The Future of HHR.
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The Dementia-Friendly Design Series: Wayfinding

Jan 20, 2013
Presenters: Deb Bryson,B.Sc.(OT), OT Reg.(Ont.), PRC. and Jocelyn Hunt, B.A. Gerontology and Health Studies, PEC.
 Recording | Dementia Friendly Design Considerations- Wayfinding

Living with Dementia: One Day at a Time

Jan 16, 2013
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Hallucinations in the Elderly

Jan 16, 2013
Review the principal causes and discuss the management of hallucinations in the elderly.
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Behavioural Supports Ontario - LHIN Sustainability Planning Event

Jan 14, 2013
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2012

ABCD of CJD: The big picture of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Jan 23, 2012
Generate new insights and knowledge about the disease and the particular needs of the CJD-patients and their family throughout the continuum of care.
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The Importance of an Early Diagnosis

Jan 18, 2012
An in-depth discussion on the importance of early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
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Behavioural Education and Training Supports Inventory (BETSI) Knowledge Exchange Event

Jul 18, 2012
This event will provide a more comprehensive look into the tool and a chance for you to provide feedback.
 Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Behavioural Supports Ontario

Sep 20, 2012
Evaluating Impacts and Outcomes: Learn about the evaluation process, progress to date and the plan for completing the evaluation.
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BSO Knowledge Exchange Event l Shared Stories

Oct 31, 2012
Enhancing Knowledge and Building Capacity to Provide Better Care to Support Older Persons with Responsive Behaviours.
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BSO Knowledge Exchange Event: Engaging Your Community

Jul 31, 2012
The BSO Project is currently extending its reach into the community, CCACs and their partners in the community are invited to continue the dialogue online.
Slides | Related Resources | Poster

Changing the Culture of Dementia Care: The Partnerships in Dementia Care (PiDC) Alliance

Jun 19, 2012
This session will highlight key findings to date from the PiDC Alliance project and provide tools and resources to those seeking to embark on their own culture change initiative.
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Communication Strategies: Ways to Maximize Success when Communicating with Someone with Dementia

Jul 25, 2012
Strategies to effectively communicate with an individual diagnosed with dementia
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Depression and Dementia

Sep 25, 2012
Prevalence and impact of depression in dementia; identification and assessment strategies for depression in dementia; and management strategies for depression in dementia .
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Event 01 Facilitated E-Learning Series : Emergency Management

Feb 14, 2012
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Event 02 Facilitated E-Learning Series : Emergency Management Preparation

Feb 21, 2012

Event 03 Facilitated E-Learning Series : Emergency Management Response

Feb 28, 2012
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Event 04 Facilitated E-Learning Series : Emergency Management Recovery and Mitigation

Mar 06, 2012
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Frontotemporal Dementia: Facing the Challenges for Patients, Family Members, and Clinicians

Mar 27, 2012
Challenges associated with diagnosing frontotemporal dementia.
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Healthy Living and Dementia 3-Part Online Event Series. EVENT 01: Health Promotion and Dementia

Jan 21, 2012
An opportunity for participants to learn about the health promotion framework and conceptual model currently under development at the Alzheimer Society of Ontario (ASO). Explore specific approaches and programs available for persons with early stage dementia across Canada
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Healthy Living and Dementia 3-Part Online Event Series. EVENT 02: Self Management and Dementia

Jan 19, 2012
An overview of concepts of self-management in chronic disease prevention and management, and discuss how concepts of self-management can be applied in the dementia context
Recording | Related Resources  | Poster

Healthy Living and Dementia 3-Part Online Event Series. EVENT 03: How I Live Well

Jan 26, 2012
Individuals living with dementia and their partners in care will present their stories of their dementia journeys
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Intergenerational Music Interactions with Residents Living with Dementia

Dec 12, 2012
Lakehead University Music Students’ experiences of Music Interaction in Long-Term Care.
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Let's Talk About Design and Dementia

Oct 17, 2012
Feedback on design tools.
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MoCA

Apr 14, 2012
To prepare members of these interdisciplinary teams for the training program with a review of how to use the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA).
Recording

Parkinson's Disease

Apr 27, 2012
An overview of Parkinson's disease:An overview of Parkinson's disease, including: motor, and non-motor; the role of relative cognitive impairment; and the impact of dementia, as well as a discussion of the Get it on time campaign.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

PSWs - An Evolving Practice Series (Part 1)

Nov 20, 2012
Collaborative Client Practice Approach and Palliative Care Competencies for PSWs.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Strategic Use of Antipsychotics in Patients with Dementia

Apr 30, 2012
Provide clinicians a strategic framework for decisions regarding safe use of antipsychotics in patients with dementia.
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The Best of Both worlds: A Palliative Approach in Dementia Care

Nov 28, 2012
Best practice strategies to support people living-dying with dementia and their family members.  
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The spectrum of Lewy body disease: Dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson’s disease dementia

May 14, 2012
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Vascular Cognitive Impairment – There is something to do!

Sep 20, 2012
Identification of VCI in clinical practice.
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Virtual Policy Series on Dementia - Session 1: Heading Towards Change: Current Policy Recommendations

Feb 09, 2012
An overview of both the challenges and the key recommendations put forward in the Caring for an Aging Population and Addressing Alternate Level of Care report.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster | Reading List

Virtual Policy Series on Dementia - Session 2: Emerging Evidence: Moving from Paper to Policy

Feb 16, 2012
An overview of the key findings of the Health System Use by Frail Ontario Seniors. Focus will be on community dwelling adults with dementia.
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Virtual Policy Series on Dementia - Session 3: Connecting the Dots: Moving Towards Better Dementia Care

Feb 23, 2012
A brief overview of the two previous sessions on current policy recommendations and emerging evidence. Building on the previous sessions by presenting on current projects being undertaken to address the dementia challenge in Ontario.
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Wake-up Call: Key Priorities - WHO Dementia and Home Care Reports

May 15, 2012
This session will highlight key findings from these two reports as well as the steps being taken to respond to the rising numbers of dementia.
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2011

Supporting Caregivers of Older Adults: Tools and Resources for Service Providers, Program Planners and Policy Makers

Dec 05, 2011
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Les Droits des Ainés en Résidence

Nov 29, 2011
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Assessing Dementia in an Office Setting for Physicians

Nov 15, 2011
Discuss an approach to dementia assessment in the office broken down into several components/ visits which can be coordinated with appropriate billing procedures for family physicians.
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Creating Culture Change in Long Term Care Homes in Canada: A Person Centred Approach

Nov 14, 2011
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Person-Centered Culture

Oct 20, 2011
Vital link between organizational culture and person-centered care; the current culture versus a preferred culture for long term care; quality from the seniors perspective; the main barriers to person-centered care and how to overcome those barriers.
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Early Onset Dementia: 4 Different Journey’s with Early Onset

Sep 26, 2011
4 Journeys - Dave Frost, Chris Nelson, Wayne Eaker and Sue Hobbins will share their journey’s with early onset Dementia. 
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Palliative and Therapeutic Harmonization: A new model for end of life care in frail older adults

Sep 19, 2011
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Starting and Sustaining your Age Friendly Initiative

Sep 15, 2011
Tips for Using the Age Friendly Communities Web-based tool
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Noise and Dementia: What’s all the buzz about?

Sep 01, 2011
Learn about how noise impacts persons with dementia and what physical design strategies can be implemented to address noise triggers often present in long term care, day programs and supportive housing
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Speak Up: Start the conversation about end-of-life care

Aug 25, 2011
Become familiar with the core elements of the Framework and with the tools that are currently available to both raise professional and public awareness regarding ACP and enable them to engage in the process.
Recording | Related Resources

Late Stage Dementia: Overview and Issues

Aug 11, 2011
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Understanding Responsive Behaviours as a Way to Enhance Care

Jul 21, 2011
Using case examples, this presentation will highlight behaviours associated with dementia.
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Identifying vulnerable seniors: An "in-the-field" dementia screening tool for Police Officers (National)

Jun 29, 2011
Introducing a tool has been developed for use by the police, while in the field, to help quickly establish whether a person is likely to be experiencing a dementia.
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Middle Stages of Dementia: Supporting Persons with Dementia and their Families

Jun 28, 2011

Police Interaction with Persons Affected By Alzheimer Disease

Jun 23, 2011
We will present the strategies already in place and discuss how we can participate to ensure the safety and understanding for those affected by AD and our caregivers
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Speak Up: Start the conversation about end-of-life

Jun 14, 2011
An opportunity to become familiar with the core elements of the Framework and with the tools that are currently available to both raise professional and public awareness regarding ACP and enable them to engage in the process - Related Resources | Poster

Speak Up: Start the conversation about end-of-life care

Jun 06, 2011
Become familiar with the core elements of the Framework and with the tools that are currently available to both raise professional and public awareness regarding ACP and enable them to engage in the process.
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How to Avoid Getting Dementia - for Physicians

Jun 05, 2011
Look for clues that suggest ways to diminish suffering, as listed in the report, ― Preventing Alzheimer‘s disease and Cognitive Decline. At 727 pages, this report is quite a task to read, this webinar will summarize what clues were found - Related Resources | Poster

Early Onset Dementia – Three Different Journey’s with Early Onset & Information on Early Onset Support Groups

May 24, 2011
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Défense des intérêts des familles et des personnes atteintes de la maladie d’Alzheimer

May 19, 2011
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Fragilité, désastres et démence : Ce que les intervenants doivent savoir

May 09, 2011
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Person-centred Technology for Persons with Dementia

May 01, 2011
Review and discuss person-centred technology options to enable individuals to participate in meaningful occupations.
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Frailty, Dementia and Disasters: What health care providers need to know

Apr 21, 2011
The e-learning resource was developed to contribute to international efforts to confront the fact that older adults, especially those who are frail and those with dementia, are at greatest risk in emergencies and disasters. 
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Advocacy and the impact of public engagement on government policy

Apr 06, 2011
Review of methods to engage advocates and influence decision makers.
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Le départ de la maison : transition en foyer de longue durée

Mar 17, 2011
Dans ce séminaire, nous aborderons les étapes de l’acceptation et les mécanismes d’adaptation qui permettent de transformer cette étape de vie en accompagnement gratifiant et nourrissant pour chacun.
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Driving and Dementia

Mar 04, 2011
Guidelines for assessing fitness-to-drive in persons with dementia.
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Person-centred communication and practical interventions for people with dementia

Feb 23, 2011
Various elements for successful person-centred communication approaches with case examples throughout the various stages of the disease to illustrate practical intervention strategies.
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Helping people with dementia get a good night's sleep: What the research tells us about non-drug based strategies

Feb 18, 2011
Practical, research supported, non-drug based methods to help someone with dementia get a better sleep.
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Alzheimer’s disease: what is it exactly, and how close are we to a cure?

Jan 26, 2011
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Behavioural Support Systems Series

Jan 17, 2011
The session will showcase programs and projects in Long-term care homes, supportive housing and hospital-led initiatives.
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A Practical Safe Driving Checklist & A Guide to Dementia-Related Billing in Ontario

Jan 01, 2011
A simple practical 10 item checklist to assess driving safety and a guide to appropriate scheduling and billing for the assessment and management of persons with cognitive impairment/ dementia.
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2010

Retirement Homes Act - A Discussion

Dec 17, 2010
The web conference is designed for the Policy CoP members, Dementia Network members, policy makers, planners and partners.
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Aboriginal Communities and Alzheimer Societies in Canada: Building an awareness of existing challenges to effective service provision

Dec 14, 2010
A discussion on how to improve existing relationships with Aboriginal communities, and establish new ones where they don’t currently exist.
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Transitioning a Person Living With Dementia From Independent Living to Long Term Care

Nov 24, 2010
Examine range of emotions/experiences and to review strategies to support those in transition.
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Age-Friendly Communities: Creating a Community for a Lifetime

Nov 17, 2010
The Grand River Council on Aging presentation “Creating a Community of a Lifetime” is the focus of this Age-Friendly Communities event.
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Long-Distance Caregiving: Assessing and Addressing Family Needs Across the Miles

Oct 25, 2010
This workshop itemizes some of the common issues that arise with long-distance caregiving and looks at some ways to address them.
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Bill 168: Workplace Violence and Harassment, Occupational Health and Safety Act

Oct 23, 2010
Bill 168 is an Act to amend the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) with respect to violence and harassment in the workplace and has come into effect on June 15, 2010. This online event will highlight key area - Related Resources | Poster

The Dementia-Friendly Design Series: Doorways

Oct 01, 2010
The second in a series, this session will present why environmental design is important for the quality of life of persons living with dementia.
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The Knowledge Broker in You

Sep 28, 2010
Explore strategies to apply knowledge brokering skills to advance practice at individual, organizational and system levels.
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Symposium at the 7th Biennial Joanna Briggs Colloquium Knowledge in Action: The Next Generation of Evidence-Based Practice

Sep 14, 2010
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The New Long-Term Care Homes Act - Moving Forward

Sep 10, 2010
An opportunity to learn what these changes mean in working with staff and residents of LTC Homes.
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Breaking Integrated KT Barriers through Knowledge Exchange

Jun 07, 2010
At KT10's Improving Health Care & Health Systems with Knowledge Translation Conference in Halifax, Canada the CDRAKE team delivered a 90 minute workshop entitled 'Breaking Integrated KT Barriers through Knowledge Exchange'
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Wired for Success – Towards an Ontario Brain Strategy

May 14, 2010
Neurological Health Charities Canada (NHCC) and the MoHLTC came together in the spirit of mutual cooperation to identify ways to address these issues and create the first steps toward an Ontario Brain Strategy.
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Support Interventions for Caregivers of Persons with Dementia - 3 Sessions

Apr 17, 2010
Several interventions for supporting the psychosocial needs of caregivers of persons with dementia and will provide an opportunity to examine current practices of providing support services. 
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Demystifying Knowledge Brokering

Mar 15, 2010
Access to timely and relevant synthesized and practical evidence for the purposes of moving knowledge into action to improve care continues to be a challenge in the health sector. 
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The Behavioural Support Systems Project: Kick off!

Feb 12, 2010
The initial phase will focus on defining the population, proposing a system model and establishing an appropriate measurement and evaluation framework.
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RISING TIDE: The Impact of Dementia on Canadian Society

Feb 24, 2010
Provide highlights from this report as well as allow for discussion around implications and further dissemination of the report to participants’ communities of engagement.
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Enhancing Communication in Alzheimer’s Disease

Feb 01, 2010
The ability to communicate is essential to human interaction. Among the cognitive impairments seen in patients with Alzheimer's disease, language and communication impairments figure prominently, even in the earlier stages.
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Dementia Friendly Design: Lighting

Jan 15, 2010
The first in a series, this session will introduce why environmental design is important for the quality of life of persons living with dementia.
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The Behavioural Intervention Response Team

Jan 01, 2010
Collaborative approach to managing severe behaviours in the long-term setting.
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2009

Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) Project - Increasing Capacity for Assessment and Management

Dec 01, 2009
Increase awareness of and access to information and learning resources intended to increase the capacity for assessment and management of BPSD by primary care physicians.
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Rainbow Health Ontario - Improving Health care for LGBT Seniors

Oct 01, 2009
A provincial program designed to improve access to services and promotes the health of Ontario's LGBT communities through information, education, research and policy initiatives.
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Balance of Care (BoC) – Policy Implications for Aging in Place

Sep 01, 2009
This approach has been applied to thousands of individuals waiting for LTC placement in 9 Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) regions across Ontario.
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Tools for Change: Building Age Friendly Communities

Aug 01, 2009
Five guiding principles and three building blocks that form the basis for an age friendly community.
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Advancing the Interests of Caregivers in Ontario

Jul 15, 2009
Advancing caregiver policy initiatives to government and other key decision-makers, and advocating and raising awareness on caregiver issues.
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Education Resources on Mental Health for Seniors and their Families

Jul 01, 2009
The information in these guides will help older adults to make informed decisions about their health care and build effective relationships with their health care providers.
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Health Care Consent and Advance Care Planning

Jun 01, 2009
Current issues and popular misunderstandings will be clarified. In addition, participants will learn about their role in ACP and where to find resources.
Related Resources | Poster

The Aging and Developmental Disabilities Program Showcase and Knowledge Transfer Project

Jan 01, 2009
Building partnerships between Developmental Services, Long Term Care and Community Care for seniors.
Related Resources | Poster
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2008

Exciting Ideas in Dementia Care Showcase Series

Jun 01, 2008
Innovations for dementia care through dialogue with Ontario change champions

Diagnosis & Treatment of Dementia

May 15, 2008
Guidelines from the 3rd Canadian Consensus Conference
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Driving and Dementia Series

May 01, 2008
Driving and Dementia for Front-line Clinicians, a Two-Part Series
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First Link: Strengthening Primary Care Partnerships for Dementia Support

Apr 01, 2008
Referral based program for people newly diagnosed with ADRD and their families
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Promoting Excellence in Dementia Care: Naming the Issues and Clearing the Path Towards Success

Mar 01, 2008
Building a Foundational Understanding of Evidence-based Dementia Care
Related Resources

Cultural Competency: Aboriginal Peoples Living with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Jan 15, 2008
Cultural considerations of working with Aboriginal people with a particular focus on persons experiencing dementia - Related Resources

Moving the Canadian Coalition for Seniors Mental Health (CCSMH) National Guidelines: from Paper to Practice

Jan 01, 2008
CCSMH National Guidelines for Seniors' Mental Health with a particular focus on the Assessment and Treatment of Mental Health Issues in Long Term Care
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2007

Spirituality and Dementia Series

Dec 01, 2007
The series highlight the importance and influence of Spirituality on a person's Mental Health with a particular focus on persons experiencing dementia.
Related Resources

Closing the Distance Between Knowledge and Action in Elder Care

Aug 15, 2007
Identify strategies for supporting unregulated care providers' use of best practice knowledge in LTC homes
Related Resources

Driving and Dementia

Jul 16, 2007
Guidelines and Practical Strategies in the Assessment of Drivers with Dementia
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Oral Care and Dementia

Jul 01, 2007
Best Practice Guidelines and Practical Strategies for Oral Care and Dementia
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Spirituality and Mental Health

May 01, 2007
Hosted in collaboration with Long Term Care Spiritual Care Network
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2006

Managing Cessation of Smoking and Dementia

Nov 06, 2006
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2016

“It Takes the Loneliness Away”:  An Introduction to Innovative Peer Support Programming (Part 1)

Date: 08/ 09/ 16
Related Resources  l Recording

Music Care Conferenc

Date: 11/ 12/ 16

Reimagining Long Term Residential Care: Ideas Worth Sharing

Date: 07/ 13/ 16
Related Resources l  Recording

When Dementia and Abuse Issues Collide

Date: 06/ 16/ 16
Related Resources l  Recording

"When Someone You Know Has Dementia"

Date: 06/ 01/ 16
Related Resources l  Recording

Learning How to Get the Help You Need: How Caregivers can Navigate the Health & Social Care System

Date: 05/ 26/ 16
Resources l Recording

Consent in Long-term Care: Issues of Detention and Restraint

Date: 05/ 17/ 16
Recording | Related Resources

Fighting for Dignity: Prevention of Harmful Resident-to-Resident Interactions in Dementia in LTC

Date: 05/ 12/ 16
Related Resources  l Recording

Care planning and Decision Making in Dementia: Controversies and Solutions

Date: 04/ 20/ 16
Related Resources l Recording

Legal Capacity and Decision-making: Moving Towards Reform of Ontario Law, Policy and Practice

Date: 03/ 29/ 16
Recording | Related Resources

Complementary Therapies for MS Management

Date: 04/ 07/ 16
Presentation Slides l Recording

Making Culture Change Work: An Integrated Approach

Date: 03/ 31/ 16
Related Resources l  Recording

Working it out: MS and Employment

Date: 02/ 24/ 16
Presentation Slides l Recording

Moving knowledge into action through Communities of Practice: Major findings from a three-year research project

Date: 02/ 23/ 16
Recording | Related Resources
 

Get ready for an Emergency Department Visit: Older Adult Hospital Readiness

Date: 02/ 03/ 16
Related Resources l Recording

Relational Understandings of Personal Expressions

Date: 01/ 27/ 16
Recording | Related Resources

Identifier les premiers signes de la maladie d'Alzheimer

Date: 01/ 27/ 16
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2015

Taking Care of Yourself through the Ups and Downs of Caregiving

Date: 12/ 10/ 15
Related Resources l Recording

Diogenes Syndrome: Not Just Severe Hoarding

Date: 12/ 03/ 15
We apologize but this webinar was not recorded nor are the slides available, in keeping with the wishes of the presenter.

 

La conduite automobile et la demence

Date: 11/ 26/ 15
Related Resources l Recording

Fall Prevention

Date: 11/ 25/ 15
Recording | Related Resources

Corticobasal Degeneration 101

Date: 11/ 12/ 15
Related Resources I Recording

A Discussion of the Northern Cultural Assessment of Memory (N-CAM)

Date: 10/ 29/ 15
Related Resources l  Recording

Dementia-Friendly Doorway Design - Interventions & Innovations

Date: 10/ 28/ 15
Recording | Related Resources

 

Depression in Dementia: Challenges in Diagnosis and Management

Date: 10/ 14/ 15
Related Resources l  Recording

Ontario Best Practice Exchange & Beyond

Date: 09/ 25/ 15

A Patient-Centred Approach to Being with Older Adults with Dementia

Date: 09/ 16/ 15
Related Resources l  Recording

Posterior Cortical Atrophy: Trying to See What They Cannot

Date: 07/ 30/ 15
Related Resources   Recording 

La dépression et le suicide chez les personnes âgées

Date: 07/ 08/ 15
Enregistrement vidéo

What Every Pharmacist Should Know and Do About Depression and Suicide in Later Life

Date: 06/ 23/ 15
Recording

Anti-Psychotics in Older Adults

Date: 06/ 04/ 15
Related Resources Recording

Driving and dementia

Date: 04/ 29/ 15
Related Resources  Recording

Lighting and Dementia

Date: 04/ 23/ 15
Recording | Related Resouces

Young Carers

Date: 04/ 08/ 15
Recording | Related Resources

L’évaluation clinique de la mémoire prospective dans le trouble cognitif léger

Date: 03/ 25/ 15
Related Resources  Recording

Panel Discussion on Women and Dementia

Date: 03/ 25/ 15
Recording | Related Resources

Dementia and End of Life Care

Date: 03/ 04/ 15
Related Resources  Recording

Acknowledging Staff Grief: When Working with Dementia: It is Vital

Date: 02/ 10/ 15
Related Resources  Recording

Women and Dementia Series: Drugs and Older Women

Date: 01/ 29/ 15
Recording | Related Resources

Dementia Associated with Parkinson's disease

Date: 01/ 22/ 15
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2014

Mapping the Dementia Journey

Date: 12/ 10/ 14
Recording | Related Resources

Adjusting to LTC: Moving In and Making the Transition

Date: 12/ 03/ 14
Related Resources | Recording

Innovative Housing Options for Persons Living with Dementia

Date: 11/ 27/ 14
Recording | Related Resources

How to support what is often “the worst day of their lives.”

Date: 11/ 12/ 14
Related Resources | Recording

Prevention of Alzheimer's dementia - the Ultimate Cure. Can we get there from here?

Date: 10/ 23/ 14
Recording  | Related Resources

Reforming Ontario’s Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship Laws

Date: 09/ 23/ 14
Recording | Related Resources

Work, life interrupted: Dementia in the workplace

Date: 07/ 23/ 14
A conversation on how the Alzheimer Society is responding to these three changing faces of dementia in the workplace.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

BSO Event: Special Behavioural Support Unit at Sheridan Villa - Mississauga Halton LHIN

Date: 07/ 10/ 14
Recording | Related Resources

Step into a healthier brain: A new physical activity toolkit for the prevention and management of Alzheimer’s disease

Date: 07/ 03/ 14
Discussion on evidence that supports physical activity for both the prevention and management of Alzheimer's disease and explain how these resources were developed and can be used to promote physical activity.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Pathologie Vasculaire Cérébrale et Déclin Cognitif / Cerebrovascular Disease and Cognitive Decline

Date: 06/ 18/ 14
La présentation portera sur le rôle de la pathologie cérébro-vasculaire dans le développement de troubles de mémoire.
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Creating a Queer Positive Environment

Date: 06/ 11/ 14
Tools and tips for best practice both at an individual and organizational level.
Recording | Related Resources

The importance of considering hearing needs in individuals with cognitive impairment

Date: 05/ 14/ 14
Specific strategies that can be implemented in clinical practice were discussed, and preliminary findings from ongoing clinic-based research projects were presented.   
Recording | Related Resources

Screening for Cognitive Impairment in Senior Drivers

Date: 04/ 23/ 14
Changes to the Licence Renewal Process in Ontario.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Dreaming of an ideal future for dementia care

Date: 03/ 19/ 14
The third phase of the Partnerships in Dementia Care (PiDC) Alliance’s Culture Change Process.
 Recording | Related Resources | Poster

The G8 Dementia Summit: A Giant Step Forward for Dementia

Date: 01/ 28/ 14
Learn what happened at the summit, outcomes and next steps, including the implications for Canada and the Alzheimer Society.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

All About Me: Person-Centred Care

Date: 03/ 06/ 14
Person-centred care in reference to "All about Me", a booklet about a person living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.  
Recording | Related Resources

Strategic Engagement of Primary Care to Improve Care for Seniors with Complex Care Needs

Date: 01/ 15/ 14
Session Three: Engagement and Educaton
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2013

Strategic Engagement of Primary Care to Improve Care for Seniors with Complex Care Needs

Date: 12/ 11/ 13
Session Two:  Learn how tools such as this can support effective primary care of seniors with complex care needs and about the lessons learned through the process of developing this tool.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Making Decisions: Dementia and Living at Home

Date: 11/ 20/ 13
How to decide if an older adult with dementia can stay at home.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Strategic Engagement of Primary Care to Improve Care for Seniors with Complex Care Needs

Date: 11/ 13/ 13
Session One: Primary Care Strategic Elements Overview; and System Integration – Primary Care Memory Clinics: Learn about the keys to success for the strategic element of system integration as demonstrated by the Primary Care Memory Clinic model.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Ambiguous Loss and Grief

Date: 11/ 06/ 13
Reviewed the many aspects of grief, the universal and necessary response to any personally significant loss, during the early, middle and late stages of dementia and much more.
Recording | Related Resources

Discovering ‘the best of what is’ in dementia care

Date: 10/ 23/ 13
The second phase of the Partnerships in Dementia Care (PiDC) Alliance’s Culture Change Process.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Behaviours and Belonging Webinar - Shifting Focus

Date: 10/ 10/ 13
A guide to understanding unpredictable dementia behaviour.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

Date: 09/ 25/ 13
How MCI differs from normal aging and dementia, how it is diagnosed, how it impacts individuals and their families, and how it can be treated.
Recording | Related Resources

The Epidemiology of Neurological Conditions

Date: 09/ 12/ 13
Recording | Related Resources

Eliminating Stigma: A Workshop Focused on Seniors’ Mental Health

Date: 08/ 06/ 13
Explore the issue of stigma and mental illness in late life.
Related Resources

Canadian Consensus Conference on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia (CCCDTD4) 2012: Part 3 - Assessment and management of risk, prevention strategies and the ongoing management of a dementia diagnosis in relation to the new guidelines

Date: 07/ 31/ 13
Addressed evidence for or against particular pharmacological therapies as well as lifestyle and dietary strategies in relation to prevention.
Recording | Related Resources

Developing disease definitions for neurological conditions (dementia, epilepsy, and parkinsonism)

Date: 07/ 25/ 13
Recording | Related Resources

Quality Palliative Care in Long Term Care

Date: 07/ 16/ 13
A strategy and more than 40 tools, resources and interventions to assist LTC homes to implement palliative are programs.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Understanding and Responding to Neurological Conditions among Aboriginal Peoples

Date: 06/ 25/ 13
Recording | Related Resources

Working Together to Improve Primary Care for Seniors with Complex Care Needs: A Health Links Discussion

Date: 06/ 24/ 13
Slides  |  Event Summary  |  Related Resources

Canadian Consensus Conference on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia (CCCDTD4) 2012: Part 2 - Early detection, assessment and treatment of differential diagnosis in relation to the new guidelines

Date: 06/ 20/ 13
Recording | Related Resources

Understanding and Preventing Falls in Dementia

Date: 06/ 19/ 13
Review the literature to provide an up to date overview on falls in older adults with dementia to help inform evidence based prevention practices.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Using models and databases to identify patients with neurological conditions

Date: 05/ 29/ 13
Recording | Related Resources

Canadian Consensus Conference on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia (CCCDTD4) 2012: Prevention and Detection Techniques based on the New Guidelines

Date: 05/ 22/ 13
Guidelines and discuss how they relate to the prevention and detection of dementia.
Recording | Related Resources

Supportive Pathways: Understanding and Supporting Distressed Clients and Distressed Families

Date: 05/ 13/ 13
This presentation focused on understanding those behaviours and provided strategies for supporting the client, their family and the staff during these challenging times.
Recording | Related Resources

FINDING Your Way - For people with dementia EVERY STEP COUNTS

Date: 05/ 08/ 13
Learn about a groundbreaking multicultural safety awareness program for people with dementia who may go missing.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

The Role of Physical Activity in the Prevention and Management of Alzheimer’s Disease

Date: 04/ 17/ 13
Examine current trends in physical inactivity in the older adult population and the potential role of physical activity to reduce the disease burden of patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), and to reduce the likelihood of developing AD.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

National Population Health Study of Neurological Conditions: Registry Implementation and Guidelines

Date: 04/ 11/ 13
Recording | Related Resources

Behavioural Supports Ontario Sustainability Forum

Date: 03/ 19/ 13
Report | Slides | Leadership Video

Falls Prevention: Dual-Task Training and Balance Rehabilitation

Date: 02/ 27/ 13
A novel exercise program that combines physical and cognitive exercises; and a series of experiments which have focused on balance rehabilitation using the Nintendo Wii.
Recording | Related Resources

Changing the Culture of Care for Persons Living with Dementia

Date: 02/ 05/ 13
The first phase of The Partnerships in Dementia Care (PiDC) Alliance Culture Change Process.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Behavioural Supports Ontario - Capacity Building Suite

Date: 01/ 28/ 13
Overview of capacity building tools developed through the Behavioural Supports Ontario Project.
Recording | Related Resources

PSWs - An Evolving Practice Series (Part 2)

Date: 01/ 22/ 13
As the need for PSWs increases, their practice continues to evolve and more support is needed. Learn about the evolving role of PWS; and strategies to increase their skills and competencies. Discussion of the Broader Context of Ontario’s Health Human Resources (HHR) Strategy including: Why HHR planning is important; Historical and Current Context of HHR;  PSW challenges and opportunities; and The Future of HHR.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

The Dementia-Friendly Design Series: Wayfinding

Date: 01/ 20/ 13
Presenters: Deb Bryson,B.Sc.(OT), OT Reg.(Ont.), PRC. and Jocelyn Hunt, B.A. Gerontology and Health Studies, PEC.
 Recording | Dementia Friendly Design Considerations- Wayfinding

Living with Dementia: One Day at a Time

Date: 01/ 16/ 13
Recording | Related Resources

Hallucinations in the Elderly

Date: 01/ 16/ 13
Review the principal causes and discuss the management of hallucinations in the elderly.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Behavioural Supports Ontario - LHIN Sustainability Planning Event

Date: 01/ 14/ 13
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2012

ABCD of CJD: The big picture of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Date: 01/ 23/ 12
Generate new insights and knowledge about the disease and the particular needs of the CJD-patients and their family throughout the continuum of care.
Recording | Related Resources

The Importance of an Early Diagnosis

Date: 01/ 18/ 12
An in-depth discussion on the importance of early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
Recording | Related Resources

Behavioural Education and Training Supports Inventory (BETSI) Knowledge Exchange Event

Date: 07/ 18/ 12
This event will provide a more comprehensive look into the tool and a chance for you to provide feedback.
 Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Behavioural Supports Ontario

Date: 09/ 20/ 12
Evaluating Impacts and Outcomes: Learn about the evaluation process, progress to date and the plan for completing the evaluation.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster
 

BSO Knowledge Exchange Event l Shared Stories

Date: 10/ 31/ 12
Enhancing Knowledge and Building Capacity to Provide Better Care to Support Older Persons with Responsive Behaviours.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

BSO Knowledge Exchange Event: Engaging Your Community

Date: 07/ 31/ 12
The BSO Project is currently extending its reach into the community, CCACs and their partners in the community are invited to continue the dialogue online.
Slides | Related Resources | Poster

Changing the Culture of Dementia Care: The Partnerships in Dementia Care (PiDC) Alliance

Date: 06/ 19/ 12
This session will highlight key findings to date from the PiDC Alliance project and provide tools and resources to those seeking to embark on their own culture change initiative.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Communication Strategies: Ways to Maximize Success when Communicating with Someone with Dementia

Date: 07/ 25/ 12
Strategies to effectively communicate with an individual diagnosed with dementia
Recording | Related Resources

Depression and Dementia

Date: 09/ 25/ 12
Prevalence and impact of depression in dementia; identification and assessment strategies for depression in dementia; and management strategies for depression in dementia .
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Event 01 Facilitated E-Learning Series : Emergency Management

Date: 02/ 14/ 12
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Event 02 Facilitated E-Learning Series : Emergency Management Preparation

Date: 02/ 21/ 12

Event 03 Facilitated E-Learning Series : Emergency Management Response

Date: 02/ 28/ 12
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Event 04 Facilitated E-Learning Series : Emergency Management Recovery and Mitigation

Date: 03/ 06/ 12
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Frontotemporal Dementia: Facing the Challenges for Patients, Family Members, and Clinicians

Date: 03/ 27/ 12
Challenges associated with diagnosing frontotemporal dementia.
Recording | Related Resources

Healthy Living and Dementia 3-Part Online Event Series. EVENT 01: Health Promotion and Dementia

Date: 01/ 21/ 12
An opportunity for participants to learn about the health promotion framework and conceptual model currently under development at the Alzheimer Society of Ontario (ASO). Explore specific approaches and programs available for persons with early stage dementia across Canada
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Healthy Living and Dementia 3-Part Online Event Series. EVENT 02: Self Management and Dementia

Date: 01/ 19/ 12
An overview of concepts of self-management in chronic disease prevention and management, and discuss how concepts of self-management can be applied in the dementia context
Recording | Related Resources  | Poster

Healthy Living and Dementia 3-Part Online Event Series. EVENT 03: How I Live Well

Date: 01/ 26/ 12
Individuals living with dementia and their partners in care will present their stories of their dementia journeys
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Intergenerational Music Interactions with Residents Living with Dementia

Date: 12/ 12/ 12
Lakehead University Music Students’ experiences of Music Interaction in Long-Term Care.
Recording | Related Resources

Let's Talk About Design and Dementia

Date: 10/ 17/ 12
Feedback on design tools.
Recording | Poster

MoCA

Date: 04/ 14/ 12
To prepare members of these interdisciplinary teams for the training program with a review of how to use the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA).
Recording

Parkinson's Disease

Date: 04/ 27/ 12
An overview of Parkinson's disease:An overview of Parkinson's disease, including: motor, and non-motor; the role of relative cognitive impairment; and the impact of dementia, as well as a discussion of the Get it on time campaign.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

PSWs - An Evolving Practice Series (Part 1)

Date: 11/ 20/ 12
Collaborative Client Practice Approach and Palliative Care Competencies for PSWs.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

Strategic Use of Antipsychotics in Patients with Dementia

Date: 04/ 30/ 12
Provide clinicians a strategic framework for decisions regarding safe use of antipsychotics in patients with dementia.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster

The Best of Both worlds: A Palliative Approach in Dementia Care

Date: 11/ 28/ 12
Best practice strategies to support people living-dying with dementia and their family members.  
Recording | Related Resources

The spectrum of Lewy body disease: Dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson’s disease dementia

Date: 05/ 14/ 12
Recording | Related Resources

Vascular Cognitive Impairment – There is something to do!

Date: 09/ 20/ 12
Identification of VCI in clinical practice.
Recording | Related Resources

Virtual Policy Series on Dementia - Session 1: Heading Towards Change: Current Policy Recommendations

Date: 02/ 09/ 12
An overview of both the challenges and the key recommendations put forward in the Caring for an Aging Population and Addressing Alternate Level of Care report.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster | Reading List

Virtual Policy Series on Dementia - Session 2: Emerging Evidence: Moving from Paper to Policy

Date: 02/ 16/ 12
An overview of the key findings of the Health System Use by Frail Ontario Seniors. Focus will be on community dwelling adults with dementia.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster | Reading List

Virtual Policy Series on Dementia - Session 3: Connecting the Dots: Moving Towards Better Dementia Care

Date: 02/ 23/ 12
A brief overview of the two previous sessions on current policy recommendations and emerging evidence. Building on the previous sessions by presenting on current projects being undertaken to address the dementia challenge in Ontario.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster | Reading List

Wake-up Call: Key Priorities - WHO Dementia and Home Care Reports

Date: 05/ 15/ 12
This session will highlight key findings from these two reports as well as the steps being taken to respond to the rising numbers of dementia.
Recording | Related Resources | Poster
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2011

Supporting Caregivers of Older Adults: Tools and Resources for Service Providers, Program Planners and Policy Makers

Date: 12/ 05/ 11
Recording | Related Resources

Les Droits des Ainés en Résidence

Date: 11/ 29/ 11
Related Resources

Assessing Dementia in an Office Setting for Physicians

Date: 11/ 15/ 11
Discuss an approach to dementia assessment in the office broken down into several components/ visits which can be coordinated with appropriate billing procedures for family physicians.
Related Resources | Poster

Creating Culture Change in Long Term Care Homes in Canada: A Person Centred Approach

Date: 11/ 14/ 11
Recording | Related Resources

Person-Centered Culture

Date: 10/ 20/ 11
Vital link between organizational culture and person-centered care; the current culture versus a preferred culture for long term care; quality from the seniors perspective; the main barriers to person-centered care and how to overcome those barriers.
Resources | Related Resources

Early Onset Dementia: 4 Different Journey’s with Early Onset

Date: 09/ 26/ 11
4 Journeys - Dave Frost, Chris Nelson, Wayne Eaker and Sue Hobbins will share their journey’s with early onset Dementia. 
Recording | Related Resources 

Palliative and Therapeutic Harmonization: A new model for end of life care in frail older adults

Date: 09/ 19/ 11
Recording | Related Resources 

Starting and Sustaining your Age Friendly Initiative

Date: 09/ 15/ 11
Tips for Using the Age Friendly Communities Web-based tool
Related Resources | Poster

Noise and Dementia: What’s all the buzz about?

Date: 09/ 01/ 11
Learn about how noise impacts persons with dementia and what physical design strategies can be implemented to address noise triggers often present in long term care, day programs and supportive housing
Related Resources | Poster

Speak Up: Start the conversation about end-of-life care

Date: 08/ 25/ 11
Become familiar with the core elements of the Framework and with the tools that are currently available to both raise professional and public awareness regarding ACP and enable them to engage in the process.
Recording | Related Resources

Late Stage Dementia: Overview and Issues

Date: 08/ 11/ 11
Recording | Related Resources 

Understanding Responsive Behaviours as a Way to Enhance Care

Date: 07/ 21/ 11
Using case examples, this presentation will highlight behaviours associated with dementia.
Recording | Related Resources

Identifying vulnerable seniors: An "in-the-field" dementia screening tool for Police Officers (National)

Date: 06/ 29/ 11
Introducing a tool has been developed for use by the police, while in the field, to help quickly establish whether a person is likely to be experiencing a dementia.
Related Resources | Poster

Middle Stages of Dementia: Supporting Persons with Dementia and their Families

Date: 06/ 28/ 11

Police Interaction with Persons Affected By Alzheimer Disease

Date: 06/ 23/ 11
We will present the strategies already in place and discuss how we can participate to ensure the safety and understanding for those affected by AD and our caregivers
Related Resources | Poster

Speak Up: Start the conversation about end-of-life

Date: 06/ 14/ 11
An opportunity to become familiar with the core elements of the Framework and with the tools that are currently available to both raise professional and public awareness regarding ACP and enable them to engage in the process - Related Resources | Poster

Speak Up: Start the conversation about end-of-life care

Date: 06/ 06/ 11
Become familiar with the core elements of the Framework and with the tools that are currently available to both raise professional and public awareness regarding ACP and enable them to engage in the process.
Related Resources

How to Avoid Getting Dementia - for Physicians

Date: 06/ 05/ 11
Look for clues that suggest ways to diminish suffering, as listed in the report, ― Preventing Alzheimer‘s disease and Cognitive Decline. At 727 pages, this report is quite a task to read, this webinar will summarize what clues were found - Related Resources | Poster

Early Onset Dementia – Three Different Journey’s with Early Onset & Information on Early Onset Support Groups

Date: 05/ 24/ 11
Related Resources

Défense des intérêts des familles et des personnes atteintes de la maladie d’Alzheimer

Date: 05/ 19/ 11
Related Resources

Fragilité, désastres et démence : Ce que les intervenants doivent savoir

Date: 05/ 09/ 11
Related Resources

Person-centred Technology for Persons with Dementia

Date: 05/ 01/ 11
Review and discuss person-centred technology options to enable individuals to participate in meaningful occupations.
Related Resources | Poster

Frailty, Dementia and Disasters: What health care providers need to know

Date: 04/ 21/ 11
The e-learning resource was developed to contribute to international efforts to confront the fact that older adults, especially those who are frail and those with dementia, are at greatest risk in emergencies and disasters. 
Related Resources

Advocacy and the impact of public engagement on government policy

Date: 04/ 06/ 11
Review of methods to engage advocates and influence decision makers.
Related Resources

Le départ de la maison : transition en foyer de longue durée

Date: 03/ 17/ 11
Dans ce séminaire, nous aborderons les étapes de l’acceptation et les mécanismes d’adaptation qui permettent de transformer cette étape de vie en accompagnement gratifiant et nourrissant pour chacun.
Related Resouces

Driving and Dementia

Date: 03/ 04/ 11
Guidelines for assessing fitness-to-drive in persons with dementia.
Related Resources

Person-centred communication and practical interventions for people with dementia

Date: 02/ 23/ 11
Various elements for successful person-centred communication approaches with case examples throughout the various stages of the disease to illustrate practical intervention strategies.
Related Resources

Helping people with dementia get a good night's sleep: What the research tells us about non-drug based strategies

Date: 02/ 18/ 11
Practical, research supported, non-drug based methods to help someone with dementia get a better sleep.
Related Resources

Alzheimer’s disease: what is it exactly, and how close are we to a cure?

Date: 01/ 26/ 11
Related Resources

Behavioural Support Systems Series

Date: 01/ 17/ 11
The session will showcase programs and projects in Long-term care homes, supportive housing and hospital-led initiatives.
Related Resources | Poster

A Practical Safe Driving Checklist & A Guide to Dementia-Related Billing in Ontario

Date: 01/ 01/ 11
A simple practical 10 item checklist to assess driving safety and a guide to appropriate scheduling and billing for the assessment and management of persons with cognitive impairment/ dementia.
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2010

Retirement Homes Act - A Discussion

Date: 12/ 17/ 10
The web conference is designed for the Policy CoP members, Dementia Network members, policy makers, planners and partners.
Related Resources | Poster

Aboriginal Communities and Alzheimer Societies in Canada: Building an awareness of existing challenges to effective service provision

Date: 12/ 14/ 10
A discussion on how to improve existing relationships with Aboriginal communities, and establish new ones where they don’t currently exist.
Related Resources

Transitioning a Person Living With Dementia From Independent Living to Long Term Care

Date: 11/ 24/ 10
Examine range of emotions/experiences and to review strategies to support those in transition.
Related Resouces

Age-Friendly Communities: Creating a Community for a Lifetime

Date: 11/ 17/ 10
The Grand River Council on Aging presentation “Creating a Community of a Lifetime” is the focus of this Age-Friendly Communities event.
Related Resources | Poster

Long-Distance Caregiving: Assessing and Addressing Family Needs Across the Miles

Date: 10/ 25/ 10
This workshop itemizes some of the common issues that arise with long-distance caregiving and looks at some ways to address them.
Related Resources

Bill 168: Workplace Violence and Harassment, Occupational Health and Safety Act

Date: 10/ 23/ 10
Bill 168 is an Act to amend the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) with respect to violence and harassment in the workplace and has come into effect on June 15, 2010. This online event will highlight key area - Related Resources | Poster

The Dementia-Friendly Design Series: Doorways

Date: 10/ 01/ 10
The second in a series, this session will present why environmental design is important for the quality of life of persons living with dementia.
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The Knowledge Broker in You

Date: 09/ 28/ 10
Explore strategies to apply knowledge brokering skills to advance practice at individual, organizational and system levels.
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Symposium at the 7th Biennial Joanna Briggs Colloquium Knowledge in Action: The Next Generation of Evidence-Based Practice

Date: 09/ 14/ 10
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The New Long-Term Care Homes Act - Moving Forward

Date: 09/ 10/ 10
An opportunity to learn what these changes mean in working with staff and residents of LTC Homes.
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Breaking Integrated KT Barriers through Knowledge Exchange

Date: 06/ 07/ 10
At KT10's Improving Health Care & Health Systems with Knowledge Translation Conference in Halifax, Canada the CDRAKE team delivered a 90 minute workshop entitled 'Breaking Integrated KT Barriers through Knowledge Exchange'
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Wired for Success – Towards an Ontario Brain Strategy

Date: 05/ 14/ 10
Neurological Health Charities Canada (NHCC) and the MoHLTC came together in the spirit of mutual cooperation to identify ways to address these issues and create the first steps toward an Ontario Brain Strategy.
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Support Interventions for Caregivers of Persons with Dementia - 3 Sessions

Date: 04/ 17/ 10
Several interventions for supporting the psychosocial needs of caregivers of persons with dementia and will provide an opportunity to examine current practices of providing support services. 
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Demystifying Knowledge Brokering

Date: 03/ 15/ 10
Access to timely and relevant synthesized and practical evidence for the purposes of moving knowledge into action to improve care continues to be a challenge in the health sector. 
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The Behavioural Support Systems Project: Kick off!

Date: 02/ 12/ 10
The initial phase will focus on defining the population, proposing a system model and establishing an appropriate measurement and evaluation framework.
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RISING TIDE: The Impact of Dementia on Canadian Society

Date: 02/ 24/ 10
Provide highlights from this report as well as allow for discussion around implications and further dissemination of the report to participants’ communities of engagement.
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Enhancing Communication in Alzheimer’s Disease

Date: 02/ 01/ 10
The ability to communicate is essential to human interaction. Among the cognitive impairments seen in patients with Alzheimer's disease, language and communication impairments figure prominently, even in the earlier stages.
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Dementia Friendly Design: Lighting

Date: 01/ 15/ 10
The first in a series, this session will introduce why environmental design is important for the quality of life of persons living with dementia.
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The Behavioural Intervention Response Team

Date: 01/ 01/ 10
Collaborative approach to managing severe behaviours in the long-term setting.
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2009

Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) Project - Increasing Capacity for Assessment and Management

Date: 12/ 01/ 09
Increase awareness of and access to information and learning resources intended to increase the capacity for assessment and management of BPSD by primary care physicians.
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Rainbow Health Ontario - Improving Health care for LGBT Seniors

Date: 10/ 01/ 09
A provincial program designed to improve access to services and promotes the health of Ontario's LGBT communities through information, education, research and policy initiatives.
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Balance of Care (BoC) – Policy Implications for Aging in Place

Date: 09/ 01/ 09
This approach has been applied to thousands of individuals waiting for LTC placement in 9 Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) regions across Ontario.
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Tools for Change: Building Age Friendly Communities

Date: 08/ 01/ 09
Five guiding principles and three building blocks that form the basis for an age friendly community.
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Advancing the Interests of Caregivers in Ontario

Date: 07/ 15/ 09
Advancing caregiver policy initiatives to government and other key decision-makers, and advocating and raising awareness on caregiver issues.
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Education Resources on Mental Health for Seniors and their Families

Date: 07/ 01/ 09
The information in these guides will help older adults to make informed decisions about their health care and build effective relationships with their health care providers.
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Health Care Consent and Advance Care Planning

Date: 06/ 01/ 09
Current issues and popular misunderstandings will be clarified. In addition, participants will learn about their role in ACP and where to find resources.
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The Aging and Developmental Disabilities Program Showcase and Knowledge Transfer Project

Date: 01/ 01/ 09
Building partnerships between Developmental Services, Long Term Care and Community Care for seniors.
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2008

Exciting Ideas in Dementia Care Showcase Series

Date: 06/ 01/ 08
Innovations for dementia care through dialogue with Ontario change champions

Diagnosis & Treatment of Dementia

Date: 05/ 15/ 08
Guidelines from the 3rd Canadian Consensus Conference
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Driving and Dementia Series

Date: 05/ 01/ 08
Driving and Dementia for Front-line Clinicians, a Two-Part Series
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First Link: Strengthening Primary Care Partnerships for Dementia Support

Date: 04/ 01/ 08
Referral based program for people newly diagnosed with ADRD and their families
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Promoting Excellence in Dementia Care: Naming the Issues and Clearing the Path Towards Success

Date: 03/ 01/ 08
Building a Foundational Understanding of Evidence-based Dementia Care
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Cultural Competency: Aboriginal Peoples Living with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Date: 01/ 15/ 08
Cultural considerations of working with Aboriginal people with a particular focus on persons experiencing dementia - Related Resources

Moving the Canadian Coalition for Seniors Mental Health (CCSMH) National Guidelines: from Paper to Practice

Date: 01/ 01/ 08
CCSMH National Guidelines for Seniors' Mental Health with a particular focus on the Assessment and Treatment of Mental Health Issues in Long Term Care
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2007

Spirituality and Dementia Series

Date: 12/ 01/ 07
The series highlight the importance and influence of Spirituality on a person's Mental Health with a particular focus on persons experiencing dementia.
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Closing the Distance Between Knowledge and Action in Elder Care

Date: 08/ 15/ 07
Identify strategies for supporting unregulated care providers' use of best practice knowledge in LTC homes
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Driving and Dementia

Date: 07/ 16/ 07
Guidelines and Practical Strategies in the Assessment of Drivers with Dementia
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Oral Care and Dementia

Date: 07/ 01/ 07
Best Practice Guidelines and Practical Strategies for Oral Care and Dementia
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Spirituality and Mental Health

Date: 05/ 01/ 07
Hosted in collaboration with Long Term Care Spiritual Care Network
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2006

Managing Cessation of Smoking and Dementia

Date: 11/ 06/ 06
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