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Engaging older adults in healthcare research and planning: a realist synthesis
(BioMed Central, 2016-12-01)
Background The importance of engaging the community in healthcare research and planning has been widely recognized. Currently however, there is a limited focus on older adults, Canada’s fastest growing segment of the ...
Choosing Healthcare Options by Involving Canada's Elderly: a protocol for the CHOICE realist synthesis project on engaging older persons in healthcare decision-making
(British Medical Association Journal, 2015-11-01)
Introduction: While patient and citizen engagement has been recognised as a crucial element in healthcare reform, limited attention has been paid to how best to engage seniors-the fastest growing segment of the population ...
Quality of Dementia Care in the Community: Identifying Key Quality Assurance Components
(Canadian Geriatrics Society, 2016-12-01)
Background: Primary care-based memory clinics (PCMCs) have been established in several jurisdictions to improve the care for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. We sought to identify key quality indicators ...
Measuring the implementation of a group-based Lifestyle-integrated Functional Exercise (Mi-LiFE) intervention delivered in primary care for older adults aged 75 years or older: a pilot feasibility study protocol
(BioMed Central, 2015-12-01)
Background Declines in function and quality of life, and an increased risk of cardiovascular events, falls, and fractures occur with aging and may be amenable to exercise intervention. Primary care is an ideal setting for ...
Examining the Hospital Elder Life Program in a rehabilitation setting: a pilot feasibility study
(BioMed Central, 2016-07-18)
Background: The Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) has been shown to effectively prevent delirium and functional decline in older patients in acute care, but has not been examined in a rehabilitation setting. This pilot ...
Understanding organizational context and heart failure management in long term care homes in Ontario, Canada
(Scientific Research Publishing, 2012-10-01)
This study examined the prevalence of Control Intervention (CI) use in adult in-patient psychiatric units/hospitals in Ontario and developed a profile of those patients who had CI use during their admission between April ...