Alberta Council of Disability Services

Alzheimers and Dementias

Type Synopsis Region Link/Contacts

Alzheimer Association of Alberta offers training on Practical Dementia Care. It also has a virtual library including videos Provincial Click to visit website
Workshop WJS Alberta offers in-services for organizations on:
  • Dementia
  • Down's Syndrome
  • And other topics on request
Northwest Grande Prairie and area- Brenda Williamson

Slave Lake and area - Ilana Zinyk

The Dementia Capable Care Instructor Program is a Train-the-Trainer program model for in-services. It prepares you to teach a 1-day Dementia Capable Care foundational course. In addition to the foundational course, a 2-day Foundations & Care Partner Applications course is available. All can be arranged onsite at your organization. Provincial Click to visit website

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Resources Guidelines for Structuring Community Care and Supports for People with Intellectual Disabilities Affected by Dementia. This website and resulting tools were developed by a National (USA) Coalition of individuals and organizations working toward ensuring that the needs and interests of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are affected by Alzheimer�s disease and related dementias are met. Among their products they have produced practice guidelines, screening tools, informational materials, and a national training and education curriculum. Provincial Click to visit website