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.
This document explains the methodology used for the report Dementia in Canada.
Few seniors living with dementia in Canada receive palliative care and end-of-life services, despite having higher mortality than other seniors.
There is no way to prevent all types of dementia; however, having a healthy lifestyle and managing chronic conditions help improve overall health and reduce the risk.
People caring for seniors with dementia put in more hours, are more likely to feel distress.
The Ontario Mental Health Reporting System Resource Manual, 2018-2019 includes: Guidelines, definitions and codes for completing the RAI-MH minimum data set used in OMHRS; and Detailed specifications for each data element collected in OMHRS.
This annual update from CIHI's Hospital Mental Health Database includes tables about mental Illness or addictions, with breakdowns by diagnosis group. See new tables for eating disorders.
Review the composition of the Hospital Mental Health Database, data quality and other information relevant to data users.
Get detailed information on the Hospital Mental Health Database data elements.
Provides a summary of the Resource Utilization Groups version III Plus (RUG-III Plus) grouping methodology.
Provides an overview of the Resource Utilization Groups version III Plus (RUG-III Plus) grouping methodology.
These data tables illustrate trends and patterns in the use of hospital-based services and psychotropic medications among children and youth with mental disorders.
Suggested Learning and Development for the interRAI instrument in continuing care.
Information for clients who are interested in implementing the interRAI Home Care assessment system.
Information for clients who are interested in implementing the interRAI Long-Term Care Facilities assessment system.
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.
The RAI–Mental Health (RAI-MH) is an assessment used to evaluate the needs, strengths and preferences of a person. The significant change-in-status assessment guidelines provide tips for clinicians.
This information sheet provides an overview of the Resource Utilization Groups version 3 home care (RUG-III HC) grouping methodology.