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Baycrest Quick-Response Caregiver Tool Now Available

Colleagues at Baycrest in Toronto, Canada have shared the following new tool for caregivers:

The Baycrest Quick-Response Caregiver Tool TM is intended for use by formal or informal caregivers (including family members) when trying to manage neuropsychiatric behaviors in persons with dementia.
This easy to use tool involves a reflective exercise which can be used by caregivers in real time as behaviours occur. The website contains training videos, written materials and a downloadable  pocket guide https://www.baycrest.org/Baycrest/Education-Training/Educational-Resources/Baycrest-Quick-Response-Caregiver-Tool

For more information on the tool kit or its use, please contact Robert Madan, MD, FRCPC; Geriatric Psychiatrist; Psychiatrist-in-Chief and Deputy Chief of Staff at Baycrest via email at rmadan@baycrest.org

About Baycrest:
"Baycrest is home to a robust research and innovation network, including one of the world’s top research institutes in cognitive neuroscience, the Rotman Research Institute; the scientific headquarters of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging, Canada’s largest national dementia research initiative; and the Baycrest-powered Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation, a solution accelerator focused on driving innovation in the aging and brain health sector. Fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, Baycrest provides excellent care for older adults combined with an extensive clinical training program for the next generation of healthcare professionals."

Acknowledgements

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Otsuka Pharmaceuticals Cambridge University Press Avanir Pharmaceuticals
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