Dementia Care Research and Practice Submissions

AAIC welcomes and encourages the attendance of researchers and practitioners in dementia care.


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Dementia Practice Proposals (Criteria and Topics)

Proposals concerning diverse dementia care practices are encouraged, from programs for people with dementia—such as the use of art, music and technology—to programs for care and support, such as culture change, staff training and case management.

Themes, Topics and Criteria

THEME

TOPICS

SUBTOPICS


Dementia Care and Psychosocial Factors

Dementia Care Research (research projects; nonpharmacological)

  • Assessment and care planning
  • Behavioral interventions
  • Community care
  • Cross-cultural studies and cultural/linguistic adaptations
  • Family/lay caregiving
  • Instrument development, program evaluation and translation
  • Long-term care
  • Therapeutic strategies and interventions
  • Use of technologies


Psychosocial Factors and Environmental Design

  • Environmental design and technology
  • Living with dementia and quality of life
  • Social networks


Dementia Care Practice

Dementia Care Practice (descriptive)

  • Implementation of person-centered care
  • Managing dementia-related behaviors
  • Other innovative programs and practices
  • Supportive and therapeutic environments
  • Transition and coordination of services
  • Workforce initiatives

Presentation Types

Poster Presentation

An author may present up to two posters as long as they are scheduled on different dates.

Oral Presentation



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