Research opportunities, including clinical drug trials and brain stimulation interventions
Linkage to community resources
Caregiver education, guidance and support
Integrated Care Pathways (ICPs) provide a framework for individualized and group evidence- based interventions that may include medication management/optimization and the following psychosocial interventions based on comprehensive cognitive and functional assessments:
This individual or group therapy can help address psychosis or insomnia.
Cognitive Behavioural Social Skills Training (CBSST)
This evidence-based group therapy has been developed to improve social function in clinically stable older patients with schizophrenia or a related disorder. The groups meet once per week and the course of therapy is typically for 18 weeks.
Cognitive Remediation Therapy (CRT)
An evidence-based intervention designed to improve cognitive abilities such as working memory, cognitive flexibility, attention and planning, processing speed and to improve social functioning.
The interprofessional team also has a number of special interests related to late-life psychosis including: brain imaging, genetics, and assessment of patients not taking any antipsychotic or taking more than one.