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Affirming the value of the resident assessment instrument: Minimum data set version 2.0 for nursing home decision-making and quality improvementDownload
Background: We examined the agreement over time of the physical functioning domains of the Resident Assessment Instrument: Minimum Data Set Version 2.0 (RAI-MDS) and the Functional Independence Measure (FIM) in nursing home residents with dementia. Methods: We completed a secondary analysis of...
The present research examined social motivation in dementia within the theoretical framework of socioemotional selectivity theory (SST; Carstensen, 2006). SST is a lifespan theory of social motivation that argues goal selection and pursuit are inextricably related to perceived time remaining in...
Canadians with dementia: Gender differences in use and availability of home- and community-based health services.Download
The purpose was to examine the use and availability of home and communitybased services by men and women with dementia using data from the 2003 Canadian Community Health Survey.Variables of interest were based on the Andersen and Newman model and included predisposing, enabling, need, and use of...
Individuals with dementia who live in long-term care facilities often lack opportunities for social interaction. Mealtimes provide such an opportunity, yet there are few studies of the nature of communication during mealtimes. The purpose of this 900 project was to examine verbal and non-verbal...
Abuse is the intentional act, or failure to act, by a person that creates harm or risk of harm to another individual (Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2019a). This issue is particularly relevant in healthcare scenarios because of older adults' increased vulnerability. The prevalence of...
SSHRC IDG awarded 2023: People living with dementia are the fastest growing group of disabled people in the world. Currently at least 500,000 Canadians are diagnosed with dementia, a number expected to triple by the year 2050. Despite increased awareness of the need to support social inclusion...
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) New Emerging Team (NET) program was designed to provide 5 years of support for the creation of new teams or the development of existing teams of investigators conducting collaborative multidisciplinary research in identified areas of focus. A NET...
Objectives: The purpose of this review is to critically evaluate the available evidence from the published scientific literature on dementia care and service provision in rural and remote settings from the perspective of formal/paid caregiving, in order to assess the current state of knowledge,...
With the number of people living with dementia expected to more than double within the next 25 years, the demand for dementia home care services will increase. In this critical ethnographic study, we drew upon interview and participant data with persons with dementia, family caregivers, in-home...