About PC Data

About PCDATA

dementia assessment algorithm

Assessment of Cognition & Diagnosis of Dementia

dementia management algorithm

Initial Management of Dementia

PRIMARY CARE DEMENTIA ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT ALGORITHM

PC DATA (Primary Care Dementia Assessment & Treatment Algorithm) is a set of clinical tools and algorithms designed to help family physicians and primary care health care providers to understand and apply best practices in dementia care as outlined in the Canadian Consensus Conference Guidelines, on the diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia.

The algorithms and tools were developed through a grant provided to the PCDATA team through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Feedback from the original PCDATA project has lead to the creation of this web-based educational platform to provide access to the PCDATA content to all primary care providers.

This project was developed with support from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and the Alzheimer Society of Toronto and Alzheimer Society of Ontario. These Self-Learning programs have been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1 Mainpro+ credits.

PC Data

Learning Outcomes

Review the Canadian Consensus Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia.

Understand the process of dementia guideline adaptation and implementation for primary care setting in Canada.

Learn practical approaches to the assessment and care of individuals with dementa and their caregivers in primary care settings.

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Steering Commitee

Chair

PC DATA Chair member Dallas SeitzDallas Seitz

MD, PhD, FRCPC

Chair of Geriatric Psychiatry at
Queen’s University

Co-Chair

PC DATA Co-chair Dave CoughlanDave Coughlan

President and CEO

Kingston Knowledge Translation Group

PC DATA Co-chair Carolyn Steele GrayCarolyn Steele Gray

MA, PhD

Scientist, Bridgepoint Collaboratory for Research and Innovation Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute

Advisors

PC DATA Advisor Lionel NoronhaLionel Noronha

MD, CCFP

Medical Director of the Stirling Medical Centre and Stirling Manor

PC DATA Advisor Shayna WatsonShayna Watson

MD, CCFP

Assistant Professor Department of Family Medicine, Queens University

PC DATA Advisor Colleen WhiteColleen White

Adjunct Professor & Site Coordinator

Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program Queen’s University, School of Nursing

PC DATA Advisor Kevin LoughlinKevin Loughlin

MD, CCFP

Family Physician Maple Family Health Team Kingston, On

Partners

Alzheimer Society Toronto
First Link
Alzheimer Society Ontario
Ministry of Health