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Other Resources for Care & Support

Below is a collection of additional resource (some with links) for each of the topic areas in the Care & Support section of the website. Each of these resources has been evaluated for you and is considered relevant, readable and reliable (top 25% of over 500 resources we have reviewed).

Safety

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2001). Shared experiences: suggestions for those with alzheimer disease. [Booklet]. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.
(http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/Living-with-dementia/I-have-dementia/Shared-experiences)

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2003). Just for you. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2005, October). Alzheimer Care: Ethical guidelines. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2006). MedicAlert® Safely Home®: Alzheimer Wandering Registry. Toronto Ontario: Alzheimer Society of Canada. (http://www.safelyhome.ca/en/)

Alzheimer Society of Kitchener-Waterloo. (2010). Driving with dementia: A guide for individuals and their families. Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario: Alzheimer Society of Kitchener-Waterloo.

Australian Government. (2007). Living with dementia: A booklet for people with dementia. Canberra, Australia: Australian Government. [attached PDF]

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. (2008). At home with Alzheimer's disease: Useful adaptations to the home environment. Ottawa, Ontario: CMHC/SCHL.

Community Care Access Centre. [Website] http://www.ccac-ont.ca/.

DriveAble. (n.d.). Driving skills can change. Ontario, Canada: DriveAble.
(http://www.driveabable.com)

Government of South Australia. (2008). Dementia: Safety in the home. South Australia. Department for Families and Communities.
(http://www.sa.gov.au/upload/franchise/Seniors/Dementia-safety%20in%20the%20Home%20Disability%20PDF.pdf)

Hartford Financial Services Group. (2009). At the crossroads: Family conversations about alzheimer's disease, dementia and driving. Hartford, CT; The Hartford Financial Services Group. (http://hartfordauto.thehartford.com/UI/Downloads/Crossroads.pdf)

Janssen-Ortho Inc. (2001). Preventing falls in older patients. Toronto, Canada: Janssen-Ortho Inc.

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Dementia Network. (n.d) Driving and dementia: A guide for patients and families. Ontario, Canada: Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Dementia Network.

National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly. (2010). Indicators of abuse. Canada: New Horizons for Seniors Program Human Resources and Skills Development Canada.
(http://www.ndgelderabuse-abusenverslesaines.ca/documents/IOA_EN.pdf)

The KFL&A Falls Prevention Coalition. (n.d.). 12 tips to prevent falls. Ontario, Canada: The KFL&A Falls Prevention Coalition. (http://www.stepsafe.com/pdf/tips.pdf)

Community Support and Services

Alzheimer Societies of Cambridge and Kitchener Waterloo. (n.d.). Volunteer companion program. [Brochure]. Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario: Alzheimer Societies of Cambridge and K-W.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2009). First link®: For individuals newly diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia and their families. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada. (http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/on/We-can-help/Information-and-referral/Information-for-health-care-professionals/First-Link)

Alzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton. (n.d.). First link learning series: An overview. Hamilton, Ontario: Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network and the Hamilton and Halton Alzheimer Society.

Community Care Access Centre. [Website] http://www.ccac-ont.ca/.

Community Care Access Centre. (n.d.). The waterloo wellington ccac & you. [Brochure] Waterloo-Wellington Region, Ontario: Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and CCAC.

Government of Canada: Services for people with disabilities [Website]
http://www.pwd-online.gc.ca/pwdc.4nt.2nt@.jsp?lang=eng&cid=28.

Mobile Interprofessional Coaching Team (MICT): Focus on Seniors Mental Health. (2009). Different types of support. In Living with Dementia a Guidebook for Families. Kingston, Canada: MICT.

Mobile Interprofessional Coaching Team (MICT): Focus on Seniors Mental Health. (2009). Getting the information and support you need. In Living with Dementia a Guidebook for Families. Kingston, Canada: MICT.

Moving Forward. (n.d.). Downsizing support for seniors. [Brochure] Cambridge, Ontario: Deb Fox.

Housing Options

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2001). Shared experiences: suggestions for those with alzheimer disease. [Booklet]. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.
(http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/Living-with-dementia/I-have-dementia/Shared-experiences)

Alzheimer Society of Peel. (n.d.). Your guidelines to "A journey through care". Ontario, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Peel.

Mobile Interprofessional Coaching Team (MICT): Focus on Seniors Mental Health. (2009). Preparing for the move into long-term care; "a checklist". In Living with Dementia: a Guidebook for Families. Kingston, Ontario, Canada: MICT.

Mobile Interprofessional Coaching Team (MICT): Focus on Seniors Mental Health. (2009). Differences between retirement homes and long-term care facilities. In Living with Dementia: a Guidebook for Families. Kingston, Ontario, Canada: MICT.

Ontario Association for Community Care Access Centres [Website]
http://www.ccac-ont.ca/Home.aspx?LanguageID=1

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care [Website] http://www.health.gov.on.ca/

Ward-Moser, S. (2009). Moving to a home?...Next month?...When is it time? In Living with Dementia: a Guidebook for Families. Kingston, Canada: MICT.

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