This handbook has been developed primarily for clinicians and physicians who contribute actively to the education of families, care providers, and other physicians. The entire handbook is available for download, or individual chapters.
En Francais. 162 pages.

This supplemental resource provides a quick summary of the MMSE administration and interpretation. 1 Page.

The Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) is a tool that can be used to systematically and thoroughly assess mental status. It is an 11-question measure that tests five areas of cognitive function: Orientation, registration, attention and calculation, recall, and language. Permission to use this tool and training is required.

This supplemental resource provides a detailed explanation of the Kingston Standardized Cognitive Assessment tool administration and interpretation. 39 Pages.

The Brief Kingston Standardized Cognitive Assessment-Revised is an instrument that has been designed to quickly screen individuals suspected of having brain damage; especially progressive dementias in the elderly. It is a test that can assess a number of cognitive capabilities but concentrates on those commonly associated with dementia, especially in the early stages. 40 Pages.

Since progressive dementias such as Alzheimer’s disease are characterized by behavioural as well as cognitive disturbances, the Kingston Standardized Behavioural Assessment (KSBA) (both community and long-term care forms) was designed to complement cognitive assessment tools such as the Kingston Standardized Cognitive Assessment - Revised (KSCAr) or the Brief Kingston Standardized Cognitive Assessment - Revised (BKSCAr) by providing a measure of the behavioural impairment which currently affects an individual with dementia. 4 Pages.

This “staging” tool evaluates functional deterioration in individuals living with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) throughout the entire course of the illness. 1 Page.

This webpages provides information and links on the stages of Alzheimer’s disease and is written for the person with the disease, their family and caregivers. 

This handout/poster provides cues for the practitioner when using the P.I.E.C.E.S. 3-Question Template. 1 Page.

These handouts review associated behaviours and effective care strategies when an individual with dementia is experiencing any of the 7As: Agnosia, Altered Perception, Amnesia, Anosognosia, Apathy, Aphasia and Apraxia.
1 page each.

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