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Table 2 Provision of guideline-concordant dementia care

From: Provision of dementia-related services in Canada: a comparative study

Type of care Future planning support Educational and social support Home care and respite services
Informal IADL/ADL support In-home support services Day program services
Recommended Time Frame      
 Earliest time point T1: warning signs of MCI T1: warning signs of MCI T1: warning signs of MCI T5: dementia diagnosis T5: dementia diagnosis
 Latest time point T8: functional impairment T9: caregiver stress T9: caregiver stress T9: caregiver stress T9: caregiver stress
Setting n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
 Calgary 11 (91.7) 12 (100.0) 6 (50.0) 11 (91.7) 12 (100.0)
 Edmonton 7 (58.3) 12 (100.0) 9 (75.0) 9 (75.0) 11 (91.7)
 Ottawa 3 (30.0) 10 (100.0) 7 (70.0) 7 (70.0) 6 (60.0)
p-value 0.012 0.403 0.409 0.023
Provider      
 Family physician 5 (41.7) 9 (100.0) 8 (66.7) 10 (83.3) 9 (75.0)
 Specialist 9 (69.2) 12 (100.0) 6 (46.2) 8 (61.5) 11 (84.6)
 Case manager 7 (77.8) 13 (100.0) 8 (88.9) 9 (100.0) 9 (100.0)
p-value 0.189 0.117 0.083 0.277
  1. ADL activities of daily living, IADL instrumental activities of daily living, LTC long-term care, MCI mild cognitive impairment, T time point based on the vignette (Table 1)