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Participate in Research

The following is a list of research program seeking research participants. In order to be on our website, the programs have achieved ethics approval from their affiliated post-secondary institutions and are focused on improving dementia care or knowledge. Contact information for each is included in the links listed.

Supporting Caregivers of persons with dementia in Long Term Care

Researchers:McMaster University & University of Alberta & Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories
Who can participate:Persons who are actively providing care to a friend or family member who is an older person with dementia residing in a long term care
What is involved:You will be randomly assigned to one of two ways of supporting caregivers. You will be asked to answer some questions by phone
Contact:Click Here

Feasibility and Preliminary Effectiveness of Namaste Care Delivered by Caregivers of Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Moderate and Advanced Dementia

Researchers:McMaster University
Who can participate:Caregivers who are actively providing care or provided care to a person with moderate to advanced dementia within the last 5 years at home.
What is involved:Participating in virtual workshops to develop Namaste for home caregiver use, completing surveys, receiving virtual training on how to use Namaste Care at home, and follow up phone/online interviews.
Contact:Click Here