The following Dementia Resources provide information on dementia related programs
and services available in the Champlain region: Ottawa, Eastern Counties, Renfrew County, North Lanark and North Grenville.
Dementia is a general term that describes a set of symptoms caused by diseases of the brain. Symptoms include loss of memory, judgment and ability to communicate, and severe changes in mood and behaviour.
Currently there are approximately 19,000 persons with dementia in this region. The projections for 2036 will see the total almost double to 45,000.
Champlain Dementia Network
This information is presented thanks to a partnership between the Champlain Dementia Network and Champlainhealthline.ca.
The Champlain Dementia Network Steering Committee was established December 2013 to inform the Regional Geriatric Advisory Committee and provide the leadership and support required to implement an Integrated Model of Dementia Care for the Champlain region. It is comprised of 12 members representative of senior clinical and administrative leaders of organizations involved with dementia care across the region, persons with dementia and their family caregivers, and community leaders.