Education for health-care professionals
For health-care professionals who work with people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, here are some educational resources that may be helpful.
Healthcare Providers contact Alzheimer Society of Dufferin County (519) 941-1221 or email: [email protected]. All education for healthcare professionals provided through Behavioural Supports Ontario.
The Foundation for Medical Practice Education
The Foundation for Medical Practice Education (FMPE) is a Canadian non-profit organization dedicated to the development, production, and evaluation of educational programs for community-based family medicine and general practitioners.
International Psychogeriatric Association
Includes a section on Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD).
The Physician Education Website for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
Part of a multi-faceted Ontario education program to inform and promote practice change on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. The program's comprehensive educational objectives cover: the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, the impact of dementia on the person, family and caregivers, an awareness of the importance of community resources and an interdisciplinary approach to care.