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Resources & Tools

Behavioural Education and Training Supports Inventory (BETSI)

An education/training decision making tool and program inventory

The brainXchange Resource Centre offers both information specific to the work of BSO as well as over 4,000 other useful resources within 80 searchable topic areas (including 150 archived webinars)! Discussion forums on the brainXchange provide the perfect place to access more than 6,000 network members across Canada as well as many others from the public who access the site to ask questions and share information and resources.

Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH)

The mission of the CCSMH is to promote the mental health of seniors by connecting people, ideas and resources.

Centre for Effective Practice: TheWell resources

TheWell™ is brought to you by the Centre for Effective Practice (CEP) as a part of our mission to close the gap between evidence and practice for health care providers. CEP is a national not-for-profit organization that acts as a catalyst to improve health care outcomes for Canadians.

Geriatrics, Interprofessional Practice and Interorganizational Collaboration (GiiC) toolkit

Modules on core topics regarding the care of the elderly, including topic overviews, quick facts, assessment tools and algorithms, patient handouts in both French and English together with teaching materials such as slide decks to support lunch and learn sessions.

Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP) - Education and Knowledge Translation

Workshops and training (in-person and online) designed for staff working in residential care environments such as long-term care homes, and train the trainer programs for educators; products and resources for a wide variety of audiences, such as persons living with dementia, family care partners, and professionals working in the dementia field.

Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat - A Guide to Programs and Services for Seniors in Ontario

A Guide to Programs and Services for Seniors in Ontario is your resource for information about programs and services available to Ontario's seniors. It is produced by the Ontario Seniors' Secretariat and distributed by ServiceOntario Publications.

Partnerships in Dementia Care Alliance

The Partnerships in Dementia Care (PiDC) Alliance is focused on enhancing dementia care by changing the culture within long-term and community care to better reflect a relationship-centered, partnership approach to care.

Registered Nursing Association of Ontario (RNAO) – Best Practice Guideline - Caregiving Strategies for Older Adults with Delirium, Dementia and Depression

This guideline has been developed to address the question of how best to care for older adults (65 years or older) with delirium, dementia and/or depression.

Registered Nursing Association of Ontario (RNAO) – Best Practice Guideline - Screening for Delirium, Dementia and Depression in the Older Adult

This guideline has been developed to improve the screening assessment of older adult clients for delirium, dementia and depression. This guideline does not include recommendations for the management of these conditions in day-to-day nursing practice.

Shifting focus: a guide to understanding dementia behaviour

Shifting focus is a tool to help the families and friends of people with dementia understand behaviour caused by the disease.

This is Not My Mom

Information and resources about delirium

Vancouver Island Health Authority - Delirium Resources

Information about delirium for families and health care professionals, including tools, flow sheets, learning tools, and professional practice information.

The Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care

The Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care offer educational and research events and resources related behavioural supports with the goal of improving the quality of care in long-term care.