Updated: Current Perspectives in the literature on Depression in Long-Term Care

Updated: Current Perspectives in the literature on Depression in Long-Term Care

“Depression in Long-Term Care”,  from the J.W. Crane Memorial Library’s Current Perspectives series, has been updated with information on new articles, books, videos and web resources. It can be accessed here: http://libguides.lib.umanitoba.ca/depression-longtermcare Current Perspectives consists of selected articles from the current journal literature, focusing on systematic reviews, best practices and innovative approaches to encourage excellence in … Continue reading

Delirium, Dementia and Depression in Older Adults – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

The new nursing Best Practice Guideline from the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario on Delirium, Dementia, and Depression in Older Adults: Assessment and Care has been released, replacing the 2010 version. The guideline focuses on: Practice recommendations directed primarily toward nurses who provide direct clinical care to older adults across the spectrum of care Education recommendations … Continue reading

Late-life Depression – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Baycrest describes late-life depression on their website through a combination of video clips, written content and a depression self-check tool which employs the valid and reliable Geriatric Depression Scale to assess depression in older adults. Toronto-based Baycrest Health Sciences is a leader in providing high quality care in geriatric residential living and related research and … Continue reading