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  • Quebec Centre of Excellence for Aging, CEVQ
  • CIUSSS West-Central Montreal and West Montreal, Outaouais and Abitibi-Témiscamingue CISSS
  • James Bay Cree Health and Social Services Board
  • Department of Family Medicine, McGill University
  • Greater Montreal Transformation Support Team
  • Université de Montréal Institute of Geriatrics, IUGM
  • Université de Sherbrooke Institute of Geriatrics, IUGS
  • Douglas Institute of Healthcare, McGill University, Ministry of Health and Social Services
  • Nunavik Regional Health and Social Services Board
  • RUISSS Laval, RUISSS McGill, RUISSS Sherbrooke, RUISSS Université de Montréal

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]— Context

The Centre of Excellence on Longevity is a member of the Consultative Committee for the implementation of phase 2 of the Ministerial Initiative on Alzheimer’s Disease and other major neurocognitive disorders, the purpose of which is to pilot the Ministerial Initiative on Alzheimer’s Disease at a provincial level. Via regular meetings with the Ministry of Health and Social Services and other centres of expertise, it takes part in collective activities to transfer knowledge and produce clinical tools, assuming a role as an interface between the Ministry and stakeholders in the RUISSS McGill catchment Area.

— Objectives

> To encourage the adoption of clinical and organizational best practices, as determined at a provincial level;

> To provide support to managers and clinicians by taking part in the preparation of action plans for CISSS and CIUSSS, and taking part in activities relating to the updating and deployment of these plans.

— Actions

Participation in province-wide work:

  • Provincial coordination of the distribution of clinical tools and training content
  • Consultative Committee for the deployment of the second phase
  • Steering group for the cognition community of practice and involvement in province-wide analysis activities to ensure better knowledge sharing
  • Day of discussion with a view to improving healthcare services and the treatment for dementia patients in Quebec, Ontario, and New Brunswick
  • Province-wide coordination with organizations providing support to caregivers
  • Group to reflect on the creation and optimization of key performance indicators with a view to improving local implementation of the Ministerial Initiative
  • Group to update clinical and organizational tools available via the MSSS website

Regional support:

  • Participation in strategic and supporting committees and ensuring accountability
  • Support in improving the distribution of toolkits for family medicine groups
  • Pilot deployment of accredited online courses for first line professionals
  • Advice on the care pathway for elderly patients
  • Supporting the involvement of the second line in regional plans
  • Supporting the involvement of community organizations in regional plans
  • Promoting the latest public health research into reducing the risks of and preventing Alzheimer’s disease