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An Author Webinar on the Disability Assessment of Dementia (DAD)

December 7 @ 10:00 - 11:00 UTC+0

Webinar Panelist/Host:

Dr. Isabelle Gélinas, Ph.D., OT(c), erg. - DAD Author; Associate Professor l Graduate Program Director l Director of the Graduate Certificate Programs; Researcher l Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en réadaptation du Montréal métropolitain & CanDRIVE - Driving research for older adults; McGill University l School of Physical and Occupational Therapy; Davis House l 3654 Prom. Sir William Osler l Montreal, Quebec H3G 1Y5

Dr Gélinas is an Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director and Director of the Graduate Certificate Programs at McGill University School of Physical and Occupational Therapy in Montreal, Canada. Dr Gélinas' research focuses on the activities and the contextual factors (personal and environmental) that shape the level of social participation of adults and elderly with disability.   More specifically, her research encompasses two main domains:  Driving rehabilitation and Activities of Daily Living.  Presently her research projects are directed at: 1) the assessment and training of driving abilities in seniors and in clients with disabilities, 2) the development of daily living assessment in persons with disabling conditions, 3) the development and the evaluation of intervention strategies to improve the participation and social inclusion of persons with a disability

Instrument Details:

Authors
  • Gauthier Louise; Gelinas Isabelle
Copyright
  • DAD © 1994 by L. Gauthier & I. Gélinas
Objective
  • To quantitatively measure functional abilities in activities of daily living (ADL) in individuals with cognitive impairments such as dementia

Therapeutic area

  • Nervous System Diseases
  • Mental Disorders
Therapeutic indication
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Nervous System Diseases
Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • ObsRO ObsRO
 Original language(s)
  • English for Canada
  • French for Canada
* DAD developed simultaneously in English & French for Canada

Key Discussion Points:

The DAD, a 40-item questionnaire originally published by Dr Gélinas and Professor Gauthier in 1999, has since then become a reference instrument to quantitatively measure functional abilities in activities of daily living (ADL) in individuals with cognitive impairments such as dementia. During this webinar, the author of the health research questionnaire will provide attendees with a brief description of the DAD and how the instrument can be applied to clinical practice. Learn more by attending this upcoming webinar! Register now to join us for the live event.

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Date:
December 7
Time:
10:00 - 11:00
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