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Title Choosing a support option for caregivers of older adults living with dementia ; Les options pour soutenir le proche aidant d'un aîné présentant des troubles neurocognitifs
To access it Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Audience Caregivers of older adults living with cognitive limitations and their healthcare providers.
Options included Psychoeducation [Psychoéducation]
Psychotherapy [Psychothérapie]
Support group [Groupe de soutien]
Respite services [Services de répit]
Meditation [Méditation]
Case manager [Gestionnaire de cas]
Year of last update or review 2018
Format paper, PDF, A version of this tool is available for clinicians (French only)
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
9 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: 2024-03-04.