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Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center
The Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center compiles, archives, and disseminates information concerning Alzheimer's disease for health professionals, people with AD and their families, and the public. The ADEAR Center is operated as a service of the National Institute on Aging, the primary Federal agency for Alzheimer's disease research in the U.S.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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Dementia Care - Practice and Teaching Tools
Alzheimer's Society of Canada
The Alzheimer Society provides support, information, and education to people with Alzheimer's disease, families, physicians and health-care providers.

Jurisdiction: Canada
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Dementia Care - Consumers
BMJ Clinical Evidence
This international peer-reviewed journal publishes systematic reviews of important clinical conditions.

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Dementia Care - Systematic Reviews
Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (Dementia)
This task force’s recommendations about a variety of evidence-based preventive health interventions are of interest to healthcare providers, planners, and consumers.

Jurisdiction: Canada
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Dementia Care - Practice and Teaching Tools
Cochrane Collaboration
This organization provides up-to-date information in its resource for evidence-based healthcare, the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Jurisdiction: International
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Dementia Care - Systematic Reviews
Dementia Education Website
The Dementia Education Website aims to inform and promote practice change on Alzheimer Disease and related dementias including its diagnosis and treatment, its impact, the importance of community resources and an interdisciplinary approach to care. Its audience includes medical students, family medicine residents, family physicians, physicians practicing in long- term care facilities, physician advisors to community care access centres and physician educators.

Jurisdiction: Canada
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Dementia Care - Practice and Teaching Tools
Geriatric Survival Manual (Dementia Care)
A 160-page McMaster University manual authored by Dr. Brian Misiaszek offers physician trainees a quick reference for assessing elderly patients.

Jurisdiction: Canada
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Dementia Care - Practice and Teaching Tools
Guidelines Advisory Committee (GAC)
The GAC has amalgamated with the Centre for Effective Practice (CEP), an independent interprofessional body with strong academic links dedicated to identifying, validating and promoting best practices in primary care throughout Ontario and beyond, also issuing guidelines including ones on managing the care of those with dementia.

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Dementia Care - Guidelines
MAREP: The Kenneth G. Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program
MAREP is an innovative program that integrates research and educational activities in an effort to improve dementia care practices in Canada.

Jurisdiction: Canada
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Dementia Care - Practice and Teaching Tools
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Dementia
NICE is an independent British organization responsible for providing national guidance on the promotion of good health and the prevention and treatment of ill health. NICE guidance is issued on health technologies and clinical practice. It also publishes research recommendations on questions that emerge during the development of NICE guidance.

Jurisdiction: U.K.
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Dementia Care - Guidelines
Regional Geriatric Program (RGP) - Dementia
Seven Ontario RGPs offer a range of specialized geriatric services including assessments, short-term treatment and rehabilitation. On their websites are best practice guides and links to reference materials.

Jurisdiction: Canada
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Dementia Care - Guidelines
Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) - Dementia & Mental Health
RNAO’s Nursing Best Practice Guidelines Program currently has approximately 30 published guidelines. The Toolkit and Educator's Resource supports their implementation.

Jurisdiction: Canada
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Dementia Care - Guidelines
Sleep and Dementia Resources
Completed by researchers from the University of Alberta following their structured review of the evidence for non-pharmacological sleep interventions for persons with dementia, this website contains a collection of evidence-based sleep resources for healthcare providers and caregivers of persons with dementia.

Jurisdiction: Canada
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Dementia Care - Consumers
The Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP)
HELP’s website, developed by Yale University School of Medicine, discusses important topics for caregivers, for example, preventing and avoiding confusion in the hospital, and talking with your doctor. Also included is a short list of articles on delirium, as well as a more extensive bibliography on delirium and selected issues of importance related to the hospitalization of older persons.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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Dementia Care - Consumers


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