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HONcode status The health Website
DementiaGuide
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:DementiaGuide
Web address:http://www.dementiaguide.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct127684
Date of initial review: 26 Sep 2006
Validity of certificate30 Aug 2012 - Aug 2014
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy



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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
This section, which has been developed under the guidance of Dr. Kenneth Rockwood , MD, FRCPC, FRCP (Kathryn Allen Weldon Professor of Alzheimer's Disease Alzheimer's disease
A neurological disease that affects memory and behaviour. It is characterized by beta-amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles in the brain. There is no known cause but genetics and lifestyle are thought to play a role. Research at Dalhousie University ) provides a wide range of information to help you gain more confidence as a care provider.
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2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
DementiaGuide Inc. is dedicated to improving the lives of people living with dementia. From its beginnings in February 2000, our team has worked diligently to translate over 10 years of research and development for caregivers of persons with dementia to use as their companion to understand and manage symptoms of dementia, and in particular, Alzheimer's disease .
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Audience:
DementiaGuide Inc. is dedicated to improving the lives of people living with dementia. From its beginnings in February 2000, our team has worked diligently to translate over 10 years of research and development for caregivers of persons with dementia to use as their companion to understand and manage symptoms of dementia, and in particular, Alzheimer's disease .
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Purpose of the website
DementiaGuide.ca and the SymptomGuide™ is not a substitute for assessment, diagnosis, and treatment by qualified healthcare professionals. The content provided in the Website is designed for you to use in conjunction with appropriate professional health care. Information provided by use of the SymptomGuide™ service is meant to be interpreted by a properly qualified healthcare professional. Your use of the DementiaGuide.ca website (the "Website") or the SymptomGuide™ software ("SymptomGuide™") does not create or imply any type of patient-physician relationship.
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3. Confidentiality
DementiaGuide Inc. maintains high standards for the protection of privacy over the internet. We value the importance of protecting your privacy, and your personal information.

Personally Identifiable Information (personal information) is information about you or information that can be used to identify or contact you. This Privacy Statement will explain the ways your personal information is collected, and how it is protected and used. If you visit the Website or subscribe to SymptomGuide™, you agree to the terms and accept the provisions of this Privacy Statement.

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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
The team at DementiaGuide Inc. is dedicated to improving the lives of people living with dementia and the lives of those who are caring for them. From a variety of backgrounds and disciplines, each team member is driven by their professionalism and passion for helping people adapt and cope with this condition.
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Last updated September 14, 2010
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5. Justification of claims
Treatments for Dementia
Adverse Drug Reactions
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6. User support and adequation
Contact Us
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
http://www.DementiaGuide.com is funded through subscription and research grants from both public and private entities.
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8. Advertising policy
Note: http://www.DementiaGuide.com does not solicit or sell advertising space or receive payment of inclusion of links to other websites

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