This best practice guideline is intended to provide nurses and other health care professionals with evidence-based recommendations and resources related to the assessment and care of adults at risk for suicidal ideation and behaviours. 122 Pages.
The purpose of this practice guideline is to provide clinical practice recommendations for clinicians who encounter people 65 years of age and older who are at high risk for suicide because they are thinking about it, are planning it or have recently tried to harm or kill themselves. 40 Pages. Certain details are required in order to download the full Guidelines.
This practice guideline provides evidence-based recommendations on the assessment and treatment of depression in older adults for clinicians. The website provides a number of assessment tools and resources created through collaboration with experts in the fields of geriatrics and depression. 66 pages plus other resources.
This comprehensive resource provides seniors and their partners in care with information about living with dementia, planning for the future, the caregiving journey and working with your health care team. 162 Pages.
Safely Home is a MedicAlert ID and service designed to help people living with dementia who go missing. Medically trained specialists are available within 5 seconds to supply police and emergency responders with the member's physical description, emergency contacts and critical health information, supporting both the search for a missing person as well as the next steps after a missing person with dementia has been found.
This report was designed to support the efforts of those who work on research programs and policies to reduce seniors' falls and fall-related injuries. It presents a comprehensive analysis of national data for Canadians age 65+ on fall injuries and deaths, as well as evidence on risk factors and best practices for the prevention of injuries to seniors living in both community and institutional settings. 65 Pages.