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Heather Keller

Heather Keller, PhD, RD, FDC University of Waterloo Principal Investigator: 2017 Knowledge Translation Grant — More-2-Eat Phase 2: spread and scaling up of improved nutrition care processes to detect and treat malnutrition for older adults in hospital (KT2017-01) 2014 (Fall) Strategic Impact Grant — More-2-Eat: Nutrition care pathway and optimized protein supplementation for malnourished elderly patients (SIG 2014F-08) 2013 Catalyst…

Opinions and Commentaries

What astronauts and seniors have in common. As it turns out, understanding the effects of space travel on the body may be important to understanding what happens to us here on Earth as we get older. And the reverse is also true: studying frailty in aging seniors has much to offer space travel. Op-ed by…

Look at our projects in progress

End-of-Life Care (EOL)/Advance Care Planning (ACP) Improving advance care planning for frail elderly Canadians — John You, MD, MSc, FRCPC Improving Supportive End-of-Life Care in Long-Term Care: Exploring the Changing Role of Family Physicians in Care Teams — Jayna Holroyd-Leduc, BSc, MD, FRCPC “C5-75”: A primary care program to identify and support older adults living with frailty —…

Look at our completed projects

End-of-Life Care (EOL)/Advance Care Planning (ACP) Integrating a quality of life assessment and practice support system in palliative home care — Richard Sawatzky, PhD, MSc, BSc, RN Pilot study of an automated one-year mortality prediction tool to trigger Advance Care Planning — James Downar, MDCM, MHSc, FRCPC Talk to me: seriously ill patients’ views on physician behaviours that…

Completed projects

End-of-Life Care (EOL)/Advance Care Planning (ACP) Integrating a quality of life assessment and practice support system in palliative home care (CAT 2014-17) — Richard Sawatzky, PhD, MSc, BSc, RN — Trinity Western University Pilot study of an automated one-year mortality prediction tool to trigger Advance Care Planning (CAT 2015-16) — James Downar, MDCM, MHSc, FRCPC — University Health…

Projects in progress

End-of-Life Care (EOL)/Advance Care Planning (ACP) Improving advance care planning for frail elderly Canadians (TG 2015-03) — John You, MD, MSc, FRCPC — McMaster University Improving Supportive End-of-Life Care in Long-Term Care: Exploring the Changing Role of Family Physicians in Care Teams (CAT 2018-03) — Jayna Holroyd-Leduc, BSc, MD, FRCPC – University of Calgary “C5-75”: A primary…

2013 Catalyst Grants

CFN launched its first Catalyst Grant Program in October of 2013. The specific objective of this funding program is to catalyze creativity, novelty, and innovation in research to benefit Canada’s seriously ill, frail elderly. The 2013 Catalyst Program funded projects of up to one (1) year in length and for a maximum of $100,000 each, with…

2014 (Fall) Strategic Impact Grant Program

Three projects were funded under the second call for the CFN Strategic Impact Grant Program. This Program was non-traditional and unique in that we were seeking researchers with potential projects that were interested in achieving greater impact by collaborating with other like-minded researchers with potential projects in similar areas and with interest in partnering with…

2017 Knowledge Translation Competition for CFN Network Investigators

This Knowledge Translation (KT) competition was designed to advance previously funded CFN research evidence into practice, thereby ultimately strengthening Canada’s health and social care systems and improving care of Canadians living with frailty. Projects Funded For more details on any of the projects, please click on the project names below: More-2-Eat Phase 2: spread and…