Memory Clinic

The Memory Clinic is a multidisciplinary approach for early diagnosis, treatment and support of changes associated with memory loss.

Resource Files & Links

Learn More

The Memory Clinic is a multidisciplinary approach for early diagnosis, treatment and support of changes associated with memory loss. The Memory Clinic team members work with an individual’s family physician to provide comprehensive care for conditions involving memory loss. For many of these conditions, early diagnosis and treatment can help to maintain and support cognitive health and quality of life.

The Memory Clinic is operated by the Centre for Family Medicine and was developed by Dr. Linda Lee, RIA’s Schlegel Chair in Primary Care for Elders. Dr. Lee has been involved in training over 110 other family health teams to operate Memory Clinics across the province of Ontario.

Date created: 2010

Authorship

The Memory Clinic model was developed by Dr. Linda Lee, RIA’s Schlegel Chair in Primary Care for Elders.

I'm Still Here is a powerful research-based play that captures important aspects of, and deepens understanding about, the dementia journey from the perspective of persons living with dementia and their family partners in care. A DVD copy of the performance and an accompanying Learning Guide are available to order.

Read More

A Changing Melody is not like other conferences, it's a forum designed by and for persons with early-stage dementia and their family partners in care. The toolkit helps individuals, groups, and/or organizations plan and implement their own forums. DVDs are available featuring powerful presentations from past forums.

Read More

This education program focused on dementia care was designed to make learning more accessible and convenient for all those working in the sector. Using the CD-ROM, learners work through 10 modules each focused on a different topic related to dementia care.

Read More

This video series and accompanying resource manual highlight the most common personal expressions (or behaviours) experienced by those working in long-term care homes. The videos provide care providers with practical strategies and interventions to manage expressions and better support the individual living with dementia.

Read More

The By Us For Us© Guides (BUFU guides) are a series of guides created by a group of talented and passionate persons with dementia and/or partners in care. The guides are designed to equip persons with dementia with the necessary tools to enhance their well-being and manage daily challenges.

Read More

Ontario’s Indigenous people have unique cultural requirements that must be supported by health care, including long-term care. This report summarizes the findings from a needs assessment to explore strategies to better support Ontario’s Indigenous people in long-term care homes.

Read More

As our population ages, long-term care homes must meet the growing needs of a culturally-diverse population. This report summarizes the findings from a needs assessment to explore strategies to better support cultural diversity in long-term care homes.

Read More

Culture change is a collaborative, process-oriented journey that is guided by shared values and supported by an organization’s positive qualities. A truly collaborative culture change journey seeks to honour, celebrate, and build on an organization’s strengths with the objective of enhancing the capacity of staff and volunteers to support quality of life and care for older adults.

Read More

Working Together to Put LIVING First: A Guidebook to Change the Culture of Aging in Long-Term Care shares inspiration and practical strategies to support organizations interested in starting or continuing to change the culture of long-term care and retirement living.

Read More

LIVING the Dementia Journey (LDJ) is an award-winning, evidence-informed training program for those who support people living with dementia. Participants gain awareness and understanding that changes not only the way they view dementia, but the way they support people living with it.

Read More

This guide provides information and tools for long-term care (LTC) homes and post-secondary educators (e.g., community colleges) that have an interest in collaborating to create shared learning environments for personal support worker (PSW) education and workforce development

Read More

GeriMedRisk connects clinicians with geriatric specialists to support deprescribing and medication optimization for older adults.

Read More

LIVING the Dementia Journey (LDJ) is an award-winning, evidence-informed training program for those who support people living with dementia. Participants gain awareness and understanding that changes not only the way they view dementia, but the way they support people living with it.

Read More