Community and Residential Care

George Heckman Theme Lead:

George Heckman, MD, MSc, FRCP(C) — University of Waterloo  

Feasibility of a volunteer/health care provider navigation partnership to support frail rural-dwelling older adults (CAT 2014-CP)

Principal Investigators:

Barbara Pesut, PhD, RN — University of British Columbia

Wendy Duggleby, PhD, RN, AOCN — University of Alberta

The eDosette Study: Optimizing medication use and safety in community dwelling seniors (CAT 2015-25)

Principal Investigators:

Henry Siu, MD, MSc, CCFP — McMaster University

David Chan, MD, CCFP, MSc, FCFP — McMaster University

A frailty measure for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities using aging care (FRA 2015-A-03)

Principal Investigator:

Hélène Ouellette-Kuntz, PhD — Queen’s University

Antidepressant guidelines for long-term care residents with advanced frailty (FRA 2015-A-04)

Principal Investigators:

Laurie Mallery, MD — Dalhousie University

Constance LeBlanc, DSS, MD, CCFP, FCFP, MAEd — Dalhousie University

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

Principal Investigators:

Martine Puts, RN, PhD — University of Toronto

Katherine McGilton, RN, PhD — University of Toronto

Modeling changes in assessments to predict needs and guide care planning in home care (FRA 2015-B-07)

Principal Investigators:

Debra Sheets, PhD, MSN, RN, FAAN — University of Victoria

Stuart MacDonald, PhD — University of Victoria

The Jintronix technology to prevent functional decline in pre-frail/frail seniors consulting Emergency Departments (FRA 2015-B-14)

Principal Investigators:

Marie-Josée Sirois, OT, PhD — Université Laval/CHU de Québec

Mylène Aubertin-Leheudre, PhD — Université du Québec à Montréal

Raoul Daoust, MD, CSPQ, MSc — Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal

Marcel Émond, MD, MSc — Université Laval

Implementing the ‘Frailty Portal’ in Community Primary Care Practice: Evaluating feasibility, effects and expansion needs (FRA 2015-B-17)

Principal Investigators:

Paige Moorhouse, MD, MPH, FRCPC — Nova Scotia Health Authority

Fred Burge, MD, MSc, FCFP — Dalhousie University

Tara Sampalli, PhD, MASc — Nova Scotia Health Authority

The eDosette study: Optimizing medication use and safety in community dwelling seniors (HTIG 2014-17)

Principal Investigators:

David Chan, MD, CCFP, MSc, FCFP — McMaster University

Kiska Colwill, BScPharm — Hamilton Health Sciences

Michelle Howard, PhD, MSc, BA — McMaster University

Dee Mangin, MBChB, DPH, FRNZCGP — McMaster University

David Price, BSc, MD, CCFP, FCFP — McMaster University

Henry Siu, MSc, MD, CCFP — McMaster University

FRAMING-LTC: Frailty and Recognizing Appropriate Medications IN Geriatrics and Long-Term Care (SIG 2014-M1)

Principal Investigators:

Andrew Morris, MD, SM, FRCP(C) — Mount Sinai Hospital

Chaim Bell, MD, PhD — Mount Sinai Hospital

Susan Bronskill, PhD — Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences

Lianne Jeffs, MScN, PhD — St. Michael’s Hospital

Colleen Maxwell, BSc, MA, PhD — University of Waterloo

User Studies with Intelligent Assistive Robots and Elder Residents Living in Long-Term Care Homes (CAT 2013-08)

Principal Investigator:

Goldie Nejat, PhD, PEng — University of Toronto

Improving Outcomes for Frail Seniors: Impact of ASILA Program for Long-Term Staff (CAT 2013-47)

Principal Investigator:

Veronique Boscart, PhD, MEd, MScN, RN — Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning

George Heckman, MD, MSc, FRCP(C) — University of Waterloo

New technologies to optimize assessment of mobility, activity, and health in the frail elderly (CAT 2014-02)

Principal Investigators:

William McIlroy, PhD — University of Waterloo

Don Cowan, PhD, BASc, MSc — University of Waterloo

Integrated eTechnology: Seniors Care for the 21st Century (CAT 2015-02)

Principal Investigator:

Esther Suter, PhD, MSW — University of Calgary

Support, Education, Networking & Sustained Engagement (SENSE): Knowledge-to-Action with Families of the Frail Elderly Living in Residential Long-term Care (CAT 2015-12)

Principal Investigator:

Jennifer Baumbusch, RN, PhD, MSN, BSN — University of British Columbia

An ounce of prevention: intensive resistance training to optimize health in pre-frail older adults (CAT 2015-19)

Principal Investigators:

Ada Tang, PT, PhD, MSc — McMaster University

Christopher Gordon, PhD — McMaster University

Feng Xie, PhD, MSc — McMaster University

Anticipatory Long-term care Electronic Resident Triage Tool (ALERT) for Canadian Long-Term Care Homes (CAT 2015-40)

Principal Investigators:

Michelle Grinman, MD, FRCPC, MPH — University of Calgary

Greta Cummings, RN, PhD, FCAHS, FAAN — University of Alberta

TELEPROM-G: A Study Evaluating Access and Care Delivery of Telehealth Services Among Community-Based Seniors (CAT 2015-TG1)

Principal Investigator:

Cheryl Forchuk, PhD, RN — Lawson Health Research Institute

The Carer Support Needs Assessment (CSNAT) Intervention: Supporting Family Caregivers of Palliative Patients at Home (CORE 2013-01)

Principal Investigators:

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

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

Incorporating a frailty dimension into LOCUS for seniors in a medical-psychiatry population (FRA 2015-B-05)

Principal Investigators:

Cara Vaccarino, MSW, MHA — Trillium Health Partners

Rose Geist, MD, FRCPC — Trillium Health Partners

Benoit Mulsant, MD, FRCPC — Trillium Health Partners

An innovation for relocating a toilet to ease access for the frail elderly at home (HTIG 2014-07)

Principal Investigators:

Tilak Dutta, PhD, PEng — Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network

Geoff Fernie, PhD, PEng — Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network

Wearable Caregiver Posture Coaching Feedback System (HTIG 2014-11)

Principal Investigator:

Tilak Dutta, PhD, PEng — Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network

Using mobile health applications (mHealth) to support communication with frail elderly people in long-term care (HTIG 2014-20)

Principal Investigators:

Jeff Small, PhD — University of British Columbia

Alex Mihailidis, PhD, MASc, PEng — University of Toronto

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

Principal Investigators:

Katherine McGilton, PhD, RN — Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network

Paula van Wyk, PhD — University of Windsor

Communication Technologies for Engaging Patients, Families and Caregivers in the Health Care System: A Scoping Review
(KS 2014-07)

Principal Investigator:

Lynn McDonald, BA, MSW, PhD — University of Toronto

Rehabilitation for the seriously ill elderly: models of care and quality indicators (KS 2014-08)

Principal Investigator:

Lora Giangregorio, PhD — University of Waterloo