Patient Reference Guide: Dementia Care for People Living in the Community


Key Questions: How do I properly take care of someone with dementia? Is there a care plan I can create? What resources are available to me to ensure the highest quality of care?

This guide is for people with dementia living in the community and your caregivers. It can help you know what to ask for when receiving treatment and to make sure you receive the highest-quality care. You can use this guide to work with your care providers to make a care plan that works for you, including access to culturally appropriate care. Use this guide to ask informed questions about what types of care and services can help. This guide is for people who live in the community, not people admitted to a hospital or living in a long-term care home.

Related Tools:



  • Understanding and Planning Your Care 
  • Support in the Community
  • Caregivers
  • Substitute Decision-Maker
Contact Person/Organization: 

Health Quality Ontario

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Publication Date: 

Dementia Guide for Caregivers