Leading Edge LTC Dementia Design in a post COVID-19 World: Baycrest, Toronto
Register for this webinar on June 19, 2020 at 13:00 - 14:00.
Within long-term care homes, 69% of residents had dementia in 2015–2016. The proportion of those having any form of cognitive impairment (including dementia and other conditions such as stroke or trauma) was 87%. It can be quite challenging to provide care for residents with dementia in long-term care homes. In addition to severe cognitive impairment (40% of residents), 50% had responsive behaviours, 31% had signs of depression and 82% required extensive assistance or were dependent for activities of daily living. (Source, Canadian Insitute for Health Information, 2016)...