Alzheimer Society of Canada

Alzheimer Society of Canada

Mission/Mandate

The Alzheimer Society of Canada’s vision is a world without Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The Alzheimer Society of Canada identifies, develops and facilitates national priorities that enable its members to effectively alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, promotes research and leads the search for a cure.

Palliative and/or End-of-Life mandate within the organization:

The Alzheimer Society has a commitment to serve people with dementia and their families from diagnosis right through to end of life.  A person-centred approach to care is founded on partnerships and relationships to enhance the quality of life and the quality of care of people with dementia.

Contact:   Mary Schulz, Director of Education

E-mail: mschulz@alzheimer.ca

Website:www.alzheimer.ca

 

 

Resources for Health Care Professionals

 

 

Content or Title of Education Resource

 

Intended audience

 

Format

  1. English

Ambiguous loss and grief of dementia

A resource for health-care providers

 

Health Care professionals

http://www.alzheimer.ca/~/media/Files/national/For-HCP/for_hcp_ambiguous_loss_e.pdf

  1. French

Le deuil blanc: Ressource pour les fournisseurs de soins de santé

Professionnels de la santé

 

http://www.alzheimer.ca/~/media/Files/national/For-HCP/for_hcp_ambiguous_loss_f.pdf

  1. English

Guidelines for Care: Person centred care of people with dementia living in care homes

Health Care professionals

http://www.alzheimer.ca/~/media/Files/national/Culture-change/culture_change_framework_e.pdf

  1. French

Lignes directrices sur les soins centrés sur la personne : Prise en charge des personnes atteintes d’Alzheimer ou d’une maladie apparentée qui vivent dans un foyer de soins de longue durée

Professionnels de la santé

 

http://www.alzheimer.ca/~/media/Files/national/Culture-change/culture_change_framework_f.pdf

  1. English

PC P.E.A.R.L.S.™

Long term care home staff and volunteers

http://www.alzheimer.ca/~/media/Files/national/Culture-change/PCPEARLS_full_e.pdf

  1. French

RAPPELS

Employés et bénévoles des services de soins de longue durée

http://www.alzheimer.ca/~/media/Files/national/Culture-change/PCPEARLS_full_f.pdf

 

Resources for Families and/or Patients

 

 

Content or Title of Education Resource

 

Intended audience

 

Format

  1. English

Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease – late stage

Individuals and family carers

 

http://www.alzheimer.ca/~/media/Files/national/Progression-series/progression_latestage_e.pdf

  1. French

Evolution de la maladie d’Alzheimer – Stade avancé

Personnes atteintes de la maladie et proches aidants

http://www.alzheimer.ca/~/media/Files/national/Progression-series/progression_latestage_f.pdf

  1. English

Progression of Alzheimer’s disease – end of life

Individuals and family carers

 

http://www.alzheimer.ca/~/media/Files/national/Progression-series/progression_endoflife_e.pdf

  1. French

Evolution de la maladie d’Alzheimer – fin de vie

Personnes atteintes de la maladie et proches aidants

http://www.alzheimer.ca/~/media/Files/national/Progression-series/progression_endoflife_f.pdf

  1. English

Ambiguous loss and grief of dementia

Individuals and family carers

 

http://www.alzheimer.ca/~/media/Files/national/Core-lit-brochures/ambiguous_loss_family_e.pdf

  1. French

Le deuil blanc: Ressource pour les personnes

atteintes de l’Alzheimer ou d’une maladie

apparentée et leurs proches

Personnes atteintes de la maladie et proches aidants

http://www.alzheimer.ca/~/media/Files/national/Core-lit-brochures/ambiguous_loss_family_f.pdf