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For Health Care Professionals

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The brainXchange has been a key partner in BSO since its inception, facilitating knowledge transfer and exchange activities within and between various groups. The brainXchange Resource Centre offers both information specific to the work of BSO as well as over 4,000 other useful resources within 80 searchable topic areas (including 150 archived webinars)! Discussion forums on the brainXchange provide the perfect place to access more than 6,000 network members across Canada as well as many others from the public who access the site to ask questions and share information and resources.

Come visit the brainXchange by clicking our blue hyperlinks (above) or at www.brainxchange.ca to learn more!
 

Dementia Resources for Primary Care

Mount Sinai - Dementia Resources for Primary Care
This is a website for primary care practitioners to support their work in providing care for older adults with dementia and responsive behaviours and their caregivers. In this website you will find tools, resources and information specifically designed for primary care settings. This program is part of the TC-LHIN Behavioural Support for Seniors Program, lead by the Reitman Centre for Alzheimer's Support and Training and by the PRC Program of Toronto, in partnership with the Regional Geriatric Program.

 

Professional Development Programs:

Putting the P.I.E.C.E.S. Together
The foundation for a common vision, a common language, and common approach to the care of older people in the long-term care sector in the Province of Ontario, Canada has been achieved through the development of a comprehensive, system-wide approach to education.

Advanced Gerontological Education – Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA)
The Advanced Gerontological Education is a not-for-profit social enterprise that provides a variety of educational products to complete our mission of "enhancing the care of older adults by learning together."

U-First & Me & U-First
U-First! is a leading dementia education and training program in Ontario for healthcare professionals. The Me & U-First! Modules are an introduction to understanding responsive behaviours.

Dementiability & Montessori Methods
Our Vision is to create an environment where people living with dementia can achieve success and have the opportunity to live each day with meaning and purpose. DementiAbility strives to remove the focus that is too often placed on disability by replacing it with a focus on ability.

Geriatric Certificate Program – McMaster University
The Geriatric Certificate Program aims to improve our aging population’s quality of care through a unique combination of well-developed educational programs.