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.
Hospital Standardized Mortality Ratio: Technical Notes, November 2016
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.
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.
Job aid to help health information management (HIM) professionals resolve coding challenges.
Explore dementia across the health system, including dementia in hospitals, long-term care, and home and community care.
Stakeholders can adapt and use this organizing framework for information needs related to medical assistance in dying.
CIHI hosted a second Medical Assistance in Dying Discussion Forum with leaders to explore key priorities and opportunities.
CIHI is committed to working with the federal, provincial and territorial governments to support comparable reporting on medical assistance in dying (MAID).
Information on the fitness of National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) data for various uses.
This information sheet provides an overview of the Resource Utilization Groups version 3 home care (RUG-III HC) grouping methodology.