Tools / Resources


AllerGen (2009). Knowledge translation planning tools for allergic disease researchers. Allergy, Genes and Environment Network.

Barwick M. (2011). Scientist Knowledge Translation Plan Template.  Downloadable from:

Canadian Dementia Knowledge Translation Network (CDKTN) (2012).  Knowledge translation: An introduction

Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI). Resources for researchers

Grimshaw J. (2010). A guide to knowledge synthesis: A knowledge synthesis chapter. Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR).

Indigenous Health Research Knowledge Transfer Network (IHRKTN) – McMaster University

Knowledge Bank – Canadian Research Network for Care in the Community

KT Canada – KT Clearinghouse

KTeCOP – Canadian Knowledge Transfer and Exchange Community of Practice

Mental Health Commission of Canada’s Knowledge Exchange Centre. Innovation to implementation: A practical guide to knowledge translation in health care

ResearchImpact – Canadian knowledge mobilization network

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Learning objectives for medical education delivery

WhatisKT – wiki


Alzheimer’s Disease International I Can! I Will! Idea Library

Alzheimer Society of Canada (2012). About dementia for health-care professionals

Arcand M. & Caron C. (2005). Les soins de confort en fin de vie dans la maladie d’Alzheimer et les autres maladies dégénératives du cerveau: un guide pour les proches (Comfort Care at the end of life for persons with Alzheimer’s disease or other degenerative diseases of the brain). Centre de santé et de services sociaux – Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Sherbrooke.  Booklet downloadable in English & French

BC Psychogeriatric Association Caregiver toolkit

BC Ministry of Health (2012). Best practice guideline for accommodating and managing behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in residential care

Canadian Dementia Knowledge Translation Network (CDKTN) (2012). Knowledge translation planning guide

Canadian Dementia Resource and Knowledge Exchange (CDRAKE) – Document collaboration

Indiana University Center for Aging Research Aging Brain Care

Indianapolis Discovery Network for Dementia

Lipton A., Marshall C. (2013). The common sense guide to dementia for clinicians and caregivers. New York: Springer (2013). Incorporating the Canadian dementia guidelines into your practice

Not if but when – dementia and driving website

Senior Health Knowledge Network – Ontario

University of Alberta. Sleep: A critical but overlooked aspect of dementia management

WHO (2012). Knowledge translation on ageing and health 


Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Guide to knowledge translation planning at CIHR: Integrated and end-of-grant approaches

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Guides to knowledge translation for peer reviewers

Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Trainee awards for post-doctoral fellows

Ross S., Goering P., Jacobson N. & Butterill, D. (2007). A guide for assessing health research knowledge translation (KT) plans. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and McMaster University, Canada.

Tetroe J. & Jurkovic L. (2009).  Knowledgetranslation@CIHR – Knowledge mobilization and proposal writing:  A researcher’s guide – Queen’s University.

Social Media

Alzheimer’s Association. AAIC 2012 Conference: Ask an expert: Dr. Joshua Chodosh – Youtube video

Cook, C.  Social media for researchers: An introduction – slideshow

CTV Atlantic. Interview with Dr. Kenneth Rockwood – Youtube video

Dementia project blog

Healthcare hashtag project – dementia

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