Learn CAMH Library: Canadian Guidelines and Resources for World Alzheimer’s Day

Published on September 21st, 2017 | from CAMH Education

CAMH Library: Canadian Guidelines and Resources for World Alzheimer’s Day

By Sarah Bonato, Reference/Research Librarian, CAMH Library

World Alzheimer’s Day is September 21st. The goal is to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and dementia. See below for a selection of Canadian guidelines and other resources.

Atypical Antipsychotic Use for the Behavioural and  Psychological Symptoms of Dementia in the Elderly Final Report: Environmental Scan and Local/Historical Context
From the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network

Behavioural Symptoms  of Dementia:  Care for Patients in Hospitals and Residents in Long-Term Care Homes
From Health Quality Ontario

Best Practices in the Management of  Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia in Residents of Long-Term Care Cacilities in Alberta
From the Health Technology Assessment Unit, University of Calgary

Delirium, Dementia, and Depression in Older Adults: Assessment and Care, Second Edition
From Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario

Fourth Canadian Consensus Conference on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia: Recommendations for family physicians by Moore, Ainsley, Christopher Patterson, Linda Lee, Isabelle Vedel, and Howard Bergman
From Canadian Family Physician  60(5), 433-438

  • Recommendations on screening for cognitive impairment in older adults and also lists recommendations relevant to family physicians , including info on liquid biomarkers , early onset dementia and neuroimaging
    Access at http://www.cfp.ca/content/cfp/60/5/433.full.pdf

Recommendations on Screening for Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults
From the Canadian Taskforce on Preventative Health

Multidisciplinary Team Care for Dementia: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines




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