Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Dementia: A Caregiver’s Guide


A non-profit, this looks like the type of book CCAC should be buying and giving to clients and their families.

Toronto Star
... the vast majority of families affected by dementia will never set foot in the Baycrest Centre. So Baycrest is reaching out to them. It has just published Dementia: A Caregiver’s Guidea 138-page book ($27.99) designed to share its knowledge and techniques with the 8 million informal caregivers — spouses, adult children, siblings and friends — who provide 75 per cent of dementia care in Canada.

About Baycrest

Baycrest Health Sciences is a global leader in geriatric residential living, healthcare, research, innovation and education, with a special focus on brain health and aging.

 As an academic health sciences centre fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, Baycrest provides an exemplary care experience for aging clients combined with an extensive clinical training program for students and one of the world’s top research institutes in cognitive neuroscience. Through its commercial and consulting arms, Baycrest is marketing its sought-after expertise and innovation to other healthcare organizations and long-term care homes, both in Canada and internationally. - See more

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