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Technology and health care for the elderly medical research studies

Our mission: improve care for older Canadians living with frailty.

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Katherine McGilton, PhD, RN

University Health Network -- Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Principal Investigator:

2015 Knowledge Synthesis Grant -- Interventions to prevent and treat frailty in community-dwelling older adults: a scoping review of the literature and international policies (FRA 2015-A-07)

2013 Knowledge Synthesis Grant -- Post-discharge rehabilitation interventions for older adults with cognitive impairment following a hip fracture (KS 2013-05)

Dr. Katherine McGilton is a Senior Scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, an Associate Professor in the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto, and an Adjunct Scientist at the Kunin-Lunenfeld Applied and Evaluative Research Unit in the Baycrest Geriatric Health Care System. Dr. McGilton's research focus is in care of persons with cognitive impairment, particularly in identifying interventions and models of care delivery that lead to effective patient outcomes. She also has experience in outcome measure development and has published on various aspects of intervention and outcomes in dementia care, rehabilitation care and long-term care.