Canada's first national dementia strategy sets out a vision for the future and identifies common principles and national objectives to help guide actions by all levels of government, non-governmental organizations, communities, families and individuals. The actions undertaken to achieve the strategy's national objectives may evolve over time, but every action will bring Canada closer to the vision of a Canada in which all people living with dementia and caregivers are valued and supported, quality of life is optimized, and dementia is prevented, well understood, and effectively treated.
This UK research study report looks at technology and older people with dual sensory impairment; sensory impairment, ageing and technology; barriers to using technology and conclusions and recommendations. 76 pages. Last reviewed April 2019.
This report shares the proceedings from an American workshop. Themes explored included what we know about health literacy and older adults, the family and community landscape, the health system landscape and reflections. 102 pages. Last reviewed April 2019.
This UK report aims to raise awareness of an often overlooked population, to promote greater understanding of support needs and recommend approaches that offer better, high quality care. 16 pages. Last reviewed March 2019.
This rapid response report was intended to help Canadian health care decision-makers, health care professionals and others to make well-informed decisions to improve the quality of care. 8 pages. Last reviewed March 2019.
This conference report is organized into sections focused on care and support, research, awareness raising, stigma reduction, cross-cutting issues and what success might look like. 23 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.
This report examines the benefits of social participation and makes recommendations for a tool or tools based on the evidence to evaluate the impacts of social centres in the future. 84 pages. Last reviewed October 2018.