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Healthcare Provider Resources

Advancing Dementia Care & Support in Alberta

Physicians

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
Guidelines on dementia, disability & frailty in later life-midlife approaches to delay or prevent the onset

The Centre for Effective Practice
Practical tools and resources for primary care clinicians on variety of topics including antipsychotics and dementia, adult mental health and addiction:

Canadian Coalition for Senior’s Mental Health
Assessment and treatment national guidelines of delirium, depression. Assessment of suicide risk and prevention:

Nurses

Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO)
Guidelines on dementia, depression and delirium in older adults: assessment and care

National Institute on Aging
Tools on assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of dementia:

Pharmacists

Alberta College of Pharmacists
Guidelines on drugs, practice materials and tools for elderly care

Ontario College of Pharmacists
Practice policies and guidelines

Drugs.com
Quick check tool for drug interactions

Continuing Education

Webinars & Online Modules

Iowa Geriatric Education Centre
Peer reviewed journals, webinar and courses on elder care

Palliative Care Courses

Pallium Canada
Provides educational resources and payable online courses for all healthcare providers