Counselling, Dementia Specific

Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Fax: (416) 322-6656

Dementia Specific Counselling relates to getting a diagnosis, understanding dementia, immediate and future care of the person with dementia, and/or family coping strategies.
May include: supportive or therapeutic counselling for persons with dementia and their family partners in care ranging from pre-diagnosis, diagnosis, behaviour management, on through late stages and palliative care; information and referral to other supports for persons with dementia and their partners in care.

Service Category:

dementia specific

Population Served:

Persons with dementia, their caregivers, family, friends, professionals and the general public.

Catchment Area:

Metropolitan Toronto

Predominant Culture:

Interpretation services can be arranged in 75+ languages.


Free service

Service Limitation:

Our counselling services are provided by Registered Social Workers.

Counselling is available on a variety of issues such as how a diagnosis is made, understanding the disease, immediate and future care of the person with dementia, family concerns, stress management and coping strategies.

These services are available Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. by phone, office appointment and limited outreach.

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20 Eglinton Avenue West
Toronto M4R 1K8
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