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Rising tide [electronic resource] : the impact of dementia in Canada 2008 to 2038 /
prepared by RiskAnalytica for the Alzheimer Society of Canada ; P. Smetanin ... [et al.].
imprint
Toronto, Ont. : RiskAnalytica, c2009
description
1 electronic text (280, 64 p.) : ill., digital file.
ISBN
9780973352245 (electronic bk.)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Toronto, Ont. : RiskAnalytica, c2009
isbn
9780973352245 (electronic bk.)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Appendix A: Bibliography -- Appendix B: Data sources -- Appendix C: Dementia care map -- Appendix D: All cause dementia Results -- Life terms -- Prevalence -- Incidence -- Mortality -- Disability -- All cause dementia and healthcare utilization -- Economic simulation results: all-cause dementia -- Direct health costs for patients with all-cause dementia -- Opportunity costs of informal caregiving for patients with dementia -- Indirect costs -- Total economic burden of dementia -- Scenario 1 Impact of physical activity on dementia incidence: simulation results -- Life terms -- Healthcare utilization -- Economic burden -- Scenario 2: Impact of prevention programs to delay disease onset: simulation results -- Life terms -- Healthcare utilization -- Economic burden -- Scenario 3A: Informal caregiver support programs: impact on admission into LTC: simulation results -- Healthcare utilization -- Economic burden -- Scenario 3B: Informal caregiver support programs: impact on the informal caregiver burden: simulation results -- Economic burden -- Scenario 4A: System navigation: impact on admission into LTC: simulation results -- Healthcare utilization -- Economic burden -- Scenario 4B: System navigation: impact on informal caregiver burden: simulation results -- Economic burden -- Appendix E: Alzheimer's results -- Prevalence -- Incidence.
Executive summary -- Introduction and scope -- Current and future burden of dementia in Canada -- Intervention scenarios -- Future directions -- Table of exhibits -- 1. Introduction -- Scope of the engagement -- Structure of the report -- Overview of dementia -- Why is dementia a problem -- 2. Approach -- Overview of approach to modeling dementia in Canada -- Validation of approach and outcomes -- 3. Life at Risk methodology -- Overview of methodology: Life at Risk -- Overview of general model and assumptions -- The structure of the model -- The Life at Risk dementia model, data and assumptions -- 4. The current and future burden of dementia in Canada -- Health burden of dementia in Canada -- Number of new cases of dementia in Canada -- Number of people living with dementia in Canada -- Mortality -- Dementia and health care utilization -- Informal care hours -- Economic burden of dementia in Canada -- Direct health costs -- Opportunity costs of informal caregivers -- Economic disability -- Indirect costs -- Economic burden conclusions -- 5. Scenario analysis of dementia interventions -- Proposed intervention scenarios -- Life and economic impacts of scenarios -- 6. Conclusions -- General conclusions -- Business case implications -- Limitations -- Future research priority areas -- Glossary of terms.
general note
"October 2009".
Issued as part of the Canadian Electronic Library, Documents collection, and Canadian health research collection.
catalogue key
12432268
technical details
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
 
Includes bibliographical references.

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