News A plan to develop a dementia care strategy in the northeast is underway SHARE ON: Taylor Ablett, staff Thursday, Jun. 30th, 2016 Photo: Dr. Dallas Seitz, Provincial Physician Lead for Dementia Capacity Planning with Nicole Haley, CEO of Espanola Regional Hospital and Health Centre, and Frankie Vitone, Senior Director of Care Coordination for the North East Community Care Access. Supplied. Work is beginning on the first ever care plan for those with dementia in the northeast. The Local Health Integration Network is putting together a committee to respond to the area’s growth in the senior population. They are working to improve the system of care for those living with dementia, their families, and caregivers. The LHIN is also working to strengthen collaboration between organizations providing dementia care, and increasing education in the northeast.