Selected presentations from a daylong conference focusing on the concerns and support needs of people with a developmental disability who are aging. Held on June 28, 2012 in Toronto.
Master of Ceremony: Colin Hamilton
The sessions included here are:
The 3 D’s
Presenter: Therese Lawlor
Understanding and recognizing the 3 D’s (Dementia, Delirium and Depression). What are they? How are they diagnosed? How are they different?
- Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto http://rgp.toronto.on.ca
- Alzheimer Society of Toronto www.alzheimertoronto.org
- Registered Nurses Association Organization http://rnao.ca
- National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly www.nicenet.ca
Nutrition and Related Concerns
Presenter: Susan Hui
Some of the common concerns around nutrition and eating as they relate to aging and some strategies that can be used to help maintain the nutritional level of those we support.
Community Care Access Centre
Presenter: Jennifer Scott
The role of the CCAC has been enhanced to become a system navigator to provide a one stop access point for in home health care and community based services for the residents of Ontario.