Screening tool gets validated: Part III of a series on Indigenous dementia care

The Canadian Indigenous Cognitive Assessment validation team on Manitoulin Island included, back row from left, Loise Jones, Dr. Christopher Patterson, Rosanna Pietrangeli and Dr. Cheryl Allaby; front row from left, Melissa Blind, Karen Pitawanakwat, Dr. Kristen Jacklin and Sharlene Webkamigad.

EDITOR’S NOTE: The breakthrough Canadian Indigenous Cognitive Assessment (CICA) tool is expected to revolutionize dementia diagnosis and care in aging Canadian Indigenous populations. It was developed here on Manitoulin Island. The Expositor will be exploring more aspects of the tool in future editions, continuing with an overview of the validation process in the next edition of this series. To a...

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