The number of Canadian seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is rising steadily, and so is the burden on caregivers and health care systems.
Dementia in Canada provides a comprehensive look at dementia’s impact on Canada’s health systems, and the challenges seniors living with dementia face at home, in long-term care and in hospitals.
Few seniors living with dementia in Canada receive palliative care and end-of-life services, despite having higher mortality than other seniors.
People caring for seniors with dementia put in more hours, are more likely to feel distress.
Get a summary of the key findings in CIHI's report Dementia in Canada.
Explore dementia across the health system, including dementia in hospitals, long-term care, and home and community care.
An overview of clinical quality indicators for home care, developed by interRAI, that are now reported by CIHI.
CCRS Quick Stats provide a profile of residents of submitting residential care and hospital-based continuing care facilities in 2016–2017.
HCRS Quick Stats provide a profile of clients who received long-term home care services from publicly funded programs in participating jurisdictions in 2016–2017.
CCRS Quick Stats provide a profile of residents of submitting residential care and hospital-based continuing care facilities in 2015–2016.
Explore information about seniors in continuing care over time and across care settings.
Explore information about seniors assessed in home care and residential care across health regions using 40 measures over time.
Explore historic and projected changes in Canada’s seniors population.
Additional methodological information is available to help you understand and interpret the analysis in these web tools.
These web tools, and the accompanying analysis, can help you better understand the seniors population in Canada’s publicly funded continuing care system.
With this series of products and tools, we want to better understand how Canada’s seniors transition from living independently to receiving continuing care services.
This toolkit includes resources related to the use of patient-centred measurement data.
This report describes current and future patient-centred measurement and reporting in Canada. It presents a 5-year plan to achieve the desired future state.
The RAI-HC CAPs are used to inform and guide comprehensive care and service planning in home care programs. Definitions, triggers and guidelines included.
This data provides a profile of clients in home care 2015-2016.