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Decision Aid Summary

Title Choosing an option to maintain the quality of life of older adults living with thinking or memory limitations ; Les options pour assurer la qualité de vie des aînés qui présentent des troubles de la mémoire et de l'attention
Audience Patients, their family and friend caregivers, and their healthcare providers.
Options included Cognitive stimulation [Stimulation cognitive]
Consultation in a specialized clinic [Consultation en clinique spécialisée]
Art therapy [Art-therapie]
Recovery-oriented intervention [Intervention axée sur le rétablissement]
Caregiver training and support [Formation et soutien de l’aidant]
Year of last update or review 2016
Format paper, PDF, A version of this tool is available for clinicians (French only)
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Anik Giguère
Where was it developed? anik.giguere@fmed.ulaval.ca
Laval University in Quebec city
Health condition Dementia
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language French
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
8 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2019-06-26.