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Release of the first National Policy for Caregivers

On April 22, 2021, the Government of Quebec released the National Policy for Caregivers— Reconnaître et soutenir dans le respect des volontés et des…

Release of the Residential and Long-term Care Policy

On April 15, 2021, the Government of Quebec released the Residential and Long-term Care Policy, Des milieux de vie qui nous ressemblent.

Long-term care home and the COVID-19 pandemic — A podcast

The podcast documentary Quels morceaux de nous la tempête a-t-elle emportés avec elle ? ...

A poem of high degree!

It is often said that a picture is worth a thousand words … here the words are worth a thousand pictures!

Au-delà des mots, a striking documentary series

Au-delà des mots (Beyond words) is a documentary that describes the experience of two family caregivers who supported their respective spouse living…

An investigation by the Quebec Ombudsman on the management of the pandemic in long-term care homes (CHSLD)

On December 10, 2020, the Quebec Ombudsman published the progress report, “COVID-19 in CHSLDs during the first wave—Learning from the crisis and…

Lucette for Home Support

Mario Paquet, Ph.D. sociologist, researcher and author, recently published a new book Lucette au maintien à domicile — Une carrière entre l’amour, le…

A book about family caregivers is added to the Collection Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal

In November, three professionals involved at the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal of the CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal…

A Royal Society of Canada report on the COVID-19 crisis in nursing homes

In June 2020, a Royal Society of Canada task force released the report, “Restoring Trust: COVID-19 and The Future of Long-Term Care”.

“Becoming a swan” to the sound of music!

A video of a former prima ballerina now living with Alzheimer's disease. She redoes the movements of choreography from the ballet Swan Lake to the…

Testimonials on a relationship perspective on Alzheimer’s disease

A sociological research conducted in France and Quebec has explored different perspectives on Alzheimer’s disease.

A first Canadian village for people living with a neurocognitive disorder

In August 2019, the first village for people living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder was opened in British Columbia.

A consultation about a national policy for informal caregivers

On December 11, Marguerite Blais, Minister Responsible for Seniors and Informal Caregivers, held a consultation for the development of a national…

Making a difference for older people living in a long-term care home

In December 2018, the 18h news at ICI Radio-Canada broadcast an eloquent reportage on the work of nurses’ aides in long-term care homes.

The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences publish an assessment report on the Care for PersonsLiving with Dementia

On January 16, 2019, the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) published the reportImproving the Quality of Life and Care of Persons Living with…