Tools for Practice

Our clinical team has identified protocols, advanced practices, and assessment and evaluation tools to help support your practice.

Diseases
Alzheimer Society of Canada
The Alzheimer Society of Canada website is bilingual and offers information and resources for individuals, families and health... read more...
Ambiguous Loss and Grief: A Resource for Health Care Providers
This document is intended to help health-care providers gain a better understanding of how loss and grief affect people with... read more...
Assessing Pain in Older Adults with Dementia
A tool for assessing pain with cognitively impaired older persons and information on its use. read more...
BMC Geriatrics
BMC Geriatrics is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in all aspects of the health... read more...
Canadian Dementia Knowledge Translation Network
This site is intended as a resource for current research, news, events and information about dementia. The CDKTN is a national... read more...
Caregiving Strategies for Older Adults with Delirium, Dementia and Depression
This best practice guideline focuses on assisting all nurses (RNs and RPNs) who provide care to clients with delirium, dementia... read more...
Caring for Seniors With Alzheimer's Disease and Other Forms of Dementia
One of two related studies released in 2010 by Canadian Institute of Health Information. See also "Supporting Informal Caregivers—The... read more...
Cognitive Impairment in the Elderly – Recognition, Diagnosis and Management
This guideline summarizes current recommendations for recognition, diagnosis and longitudinal management of cognitive impairment... read more...
Dementia
This 40-minute powerpoint presentation provides an overview of the diagnostic criteria, prevalence, screening methods and... read more...
Dementia and Oral Health: How to Help Sufferers Care for Their Teeth
Carefree Dental is a website that provides specific dental and oral health information for all individuals. This specific... read more...
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions
This video series, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions (HPMQ), answers tough questions you may come across while caring... read more...