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Introduction: Integration has been advanced as a strategy for the delivery of a number of human services that have traditionally been delivered by autonomous agencies with independent processes and funding sources. However, measurement of the dimensions of integration has been hampered by...
The purpose of this project was to test the WHOQOL-100, an instrument for assessing quality of life (QOL), developed to facilitate cross-cultural comparison. The instrument was tested with a convenience sample of 144 people.The mean age of participants was 58 years and 41% were female.Test-retest...
Estabrooks, C. A., Cummings, G. G., Wagg, A., Bottorff, J. L., Lynch, S. L., Abel, S. L., Bissell, L., Norton, P. G., Robinson, C. A., Lee, J. S., Masaoud, E., Cummings, G. E., Rowe, B. H., Reid, R. C.
Background Changes in health status, triggered by events such as infections, falls, and geriatric syndromes, are common among nursing home (NH) residents and necessitate transitions between NHs and Emergency Departments (EDs). During transitions, residents frequently experience care that is...
Background: Health-care organizations need to be ready prior to implement evidence-based interventions. In this study, we sought to achieve consensus on a framework to assess the readiness of health-care organizations to implement evidence-based interventions in the context of chronic care....
Background Utilization indices exist to measure quantity of prenatal care, but currently there is no published instrument to assess quality of prenatal care. The purpose of this study was to develop and test a new instrument, the Quality of Prenatal Care Questionnaire (QPCQ). Methods Data for...
Reliability and validity of the attitudes to ageing questionnaire for Canadian and Norwegian older adults.Download
The aim of this study was to examine the reliability and validity of the Attitudes to Ageing Questionnaire (AAQ), a new scale designed for cross-cultural comparisons of older adults. There are currently very few measures intended to measure the attitudes of older adults to their own ageing. The...