Who are we?
Who are our members?
- Care providers (paid and non-paid)
- Policy makers
- Persons with dementia and their family care partners
By leveraging the knowledge and expertise of the network, AKE:
- Supports learning needs of people seeking practice change for continuous quality improvement
- Stimulates, supports and shares innovations in dementia care
- Builds and strengthens collaborative partnerships
How can you participate?
AKE facilitates knowledge exchange through:
- Communities of Practice: Groups of people who are committed to each other to offer support, share learning, and develop new knowledge in order to advance practice on a specific topic
- Knowledge Brokers: Support the development and nurturing of Communities of Practice, link people to people, provide resources and tools, and support innovation and change by leveraging the knowledge of the dementia community
- Access to Technology: Free online tools provide timely and resource-efficient support for knowledge exchange
- Resource Centre: Contains thousands of links to people, resources, information, blogs, and discussion forums
- Dissemination of Knowledge: Participants engage in interactive discussions and information sharing online, topics focus on practical tips, strategies, emerging trends, critical issues and best practices. AKE designs and facilitates topic specific webinars/ interactive knowledge exchange events (in person and online) that are archived and can be accessed at any time. These events provide learning opportunities for those in practice, policy and research and a way to connect with others across Ontario.
- Link to others to discuss challenges and success in a dementia forum through our partner the Canadian Dementia Resource and Knowledge Exchange (CDRAKE)
*AKE membership does not require a commitment in terms of time or resources – each member decides how and when to use the available services to best compliment their daily practice. ...Learn more