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Technology and health care for the elderly medical research studies

Focus on strategic priorities that have significant social impact.

End-of-Life Care (EOL)/Advance Care Planning (ACP)

You, John THUMBNAIL 

Theme Lead:

John You, MD, MSc, FRCPC -- McMaster University

 

 

 

 

Improving advance care planning for frail elderly Canadians (TG 2015-03-P)

Principal Investigators:

John You, MD, MSc, FRCPC -- McMaster University

Doris Barwich, MD, CCFP -- University of British Columbia

Gloria Gutman, PhD, FCAHS, OBC, LLD(Hon.) -- Simon Fraser University

Michelle Howard, PhD, MSc -- McMaster University

Dev Jayaraman, PhD, FCAHS, OBC, LLD(Hon.) -- The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

Sharon Kaasalainen, RN, BScN, MSc, PhD -- McMaster University

Doug Klein, MD, MSc, BSc, CCFP(PC) -- University of Alberta

Daniel Kobewka, MD, MSc -- Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Jessica Simon, MBChB, FRCPC -- University of Calgary

Tamara Sussman, MSW, PhD -- McGill University

Robin Urquhart, PhD -- Dalhousie University

Integrating a quality of life assessment and practice support system in palliative home care (CAT 2014-17)

Principal Investigators:

Richard Sawatzky, PhD, MSc, BSc, RN -- Trinity Western University

Robin Cohen, PhD, MSc, BSc -- Jewish General Hospital

Pilot study of an automated one-year mortality prediction tool to trigger Advance Care Planning (CAT 2015-16)

Principal Investigator:

James Downar, MDCM, MHSc, FRCPC -- University Health Network

Talk to me: seriously ill patients' views on physician behaviours that influence the quality of end-of-life communication (CORE 2012-03)

Principal Investigators:

John You, MD, MSc, FRCPC -- McMaster University

Jessica Simon, MBChB, FRCPC -- University of Calgary

iGAP: Improving General practice Advance care Planning
(CORE 2013-13)

Principal Investigators:

Michelle Howard, PhD, MSc -- McMaster University

Doris Barwich, MD -- University of British Columbia

Daren Heyland, MD, MSc, BSc -- Queen’s University/Kingston General Hospital

Doug Klein, MD, MSc, BSc, CCFP(PC) -- University of Alberta

Improving DECIsion-making about goals of care for hospitalized elDerly patiEnts: a “multi-incubator” study (iDECIDE) 
(CORE 2013-30)

Principal Investigators:

John You, MD, MSc, FRCPC -- McMaster University

Daren Heyland, MD, MSc, FRCPC -- Queen’s University/Kingston General Hospital

Dev Jayaraman, MD, MPH -- The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

Jessica Simon, MBChB, FRCPC -- University of Calgary

Helping the primary care system identify, plan, and care for seriously ill, frail elderly (SIG 2014F-09)

Principal Investigators:

Robin Urquhart, PhD -- Dalhousie University

Fred Burge, MD, FCFP, MSc -- Dalhousie University

Improving Palliative Care in Long-Term Care Homes Using Participatory Action Research (SIG 2014-IS)

Principal Investigators:

Sharon Kaasalainen, PhD, RN -- McMaster University

Tamara Sussman, MSW, PhD -- McGill University

DECision-making about goals of care for hospitalized medical patiEnts II: a COMMUNICATion intErvention (DECIDE II COMMUNICATE) -- Patient Data Collection and Feedback Pilot
(CAT 2013-18)

Principal Investigator: 

James Downar, MDCM, MHSc, FRCPC -- University Health Network

Fostering End-of-Life Conversations, Community and Care Among LGBT Older Adults (CAT 2013-21)

Principal Investigators:

Brian de Vries, PhD -- Simon Fraser University

Gloria Gutman, PhD -- Simon Fraser University

Optimizing Palliative Care in Nunavik’s Communities (CAT 2015-03)

Principal Investigator:

Serge Dumont, PhD -- Université Laval

Integrated Approach to Palliative Care in Acute Care (iPAC-AC) (CAT 2015-32)

Principal Investigators:

Kelli Stajduhar, PhD, MSN, BN, RN -- University of Victoria

Neil Hilliard, MD -- Fraser Health Authority

Richard Sawatzky, PhD, MSc, BSc, RN -- Trinity Western University

Mixed Methods feasibility study of group peer support interventions to engage the public in ACP (CAT 2015-39)

Principal Investigators:

Doris Barwich, MD, CCFP -- University of British Columbia

Arminee Kazanjian, DrSoc -- University of British Columbia

Jennifer Kryworuchko, RN, PhD, BScN, CNCC(C) -- University of British Columbia

A National Comparison of Intensity of End-of-Life Care in Canada: Defining Changing Patterns, Risk Factors and Targets for Intervention (CORE 2012-12)

Principal Investigator:

Robert Fowler, MD, MSc -- Sunnybrook Research Institute

A Knowledge Translation Project on Benchmark End-of-Life Care Practices for the Elderly in Primary Care (CORE 2012-13)

Principal Investigators:

Francis Lau, PhD, MBA, MSc -- University of Victoria

Doris Barwich, MD -- University of British Columbia

Sex differences in admission to intensive care units: the role of social support factors (CORE 2012-19)

Principal Investigators:

Allan Garland, MD, MA, BSc -- University of Manitoba

Clare Ramsey, MD, MSc, FRCPSC -- University of Manitoba

Web-Based Videoconferencing (WBVC) for Rural Palliative Care Consultation in the Home (HTIG 2014-10)

Principal Investigator:

Linda Read Paul, RN, MN, CHPCN(C) -- University of Calgary

Systematic scoping review and meta analysis of end-of-life decision making tools and strategies (KS 2014-06)

Principal Investigator:

John You, MD, MSc, FRCPC -- McMaster University

Advance Care Planning: A Qualitative Study with Families of Deceased Cognitively Impaired Older Adults

CFN 2013 Interdisciplinary Fellowship Project: Anna Jeznach, MSc, BSc, PhD student

Supervisor: Holly Tuokko, PhD, R.Psych -- University of Victoria

Evaluation of Advanced Care Planning Information Tools with Seriously-Ill Elderly Patients: A Qualitative Approach

CFN 2013 Interdisciplinary Fellowship Project: Shannon Cunningham, PhD, MA, BA

Supervisor: Sara Davison, MD, FRCPC, MSc -- University of Alberta

Palliative approach and quality of life outcomes in care for elderly Chinese patients and families

CFN 2013 Interdisciplinary Fellowship Project: Joyce Lee, MA, MC, PhD

Supervisor: Richard Sawatzky, PhD, MSc, BSc, RN -- Trinity Western University

Interdisciplinary end-of-life care education using high fidelity simulation in long-term care

CFN 2013 Interdisciplinary Fellowship Project: Katherine Kortes-Miller, HBMT, MSW, PhD (c)

Supervisor: Mary Lou Kelley, MSW, PhD -- Lakehead University