In Collaboration with the Department of Family Medicine at Queen’s University

Held monthly between September and June, these education sessions feature care issues particular amongst residents of long-term care facilities. Sessions focus primarily on the educational needs of medical residents from the Department of Family Medicine at Queen’s University and the continuing educational needs of Long-term Care Home-based physicians in South East Ontario.

In Collaboration with Queen’s University’s Interfaculty IMPACT Program and Regional, Provincial and National Partners

The Intersectoral Mobile Interprofessional Coaching Team (I-MICT) project built on MICT I and MICT II.  I-MICT aimed to further interprofessional education and practice to benefit older adults with complex, chronic and co-morbid mental and physical health issues.

In Collaboration with Queen’s University’s Interfaculty IMPACT Programand Regional, Provincial and National Partners

The Mobile Interprofessional Coaching Team (MICT & MICT II) Projects aimed to improve care and supportive intersectoral, interprofessional practice for older adults with complex, chronic and co-morbid mental and physical health issues.

This information sheet provides non-pharmacological approaches to support caregivers in a crisis situation when interacting with people who have dementia. 1 Page.

This tool provides a documentation checklist of possible side effects of and response(s) to cognitive enhancers. 2 Pages.

This information sheet provides non-pharmacological approaches to support caregivers in communicating and interacting with people who have dementia. 2 Pages.

A resource guide for primary care providers with ready to use standardized assessment instruments and tools in the detection, assessment and management of cognitive impairment/dementia and co-morbid geriatric chronic mental and physical health disorders.

Tools are designated into two categories:
A) Tools / instruments assessed for reliability and validity
B) Frameworks and checklists to assist in assessment and shared support planning.

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This guide provides information and resources for the formal and informal caregivers to understand and care for clients with BPSD and “challenging” behaviors. An overview of preventative strategies, precipitating risk factors, treatment options and diagnostic and assessment tools are offered along with warning signs of caregiver stress. 23 Pages.

This document explains the impairments and behaviours commonly seen in dementia as a result of malfunction of the cerebellum, brain stem and subcortical areas along with effective care strategies. 2 Pages.

The tool is used to assess a person’s behaviour over a 24 hour cycle for up to 7 days to determine the occurrence, frequency, and duration of behaviours of concern. 2 Pages.

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