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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
Wagg, Adrian S., Drummond, Lindsay S., Jones, C. Allyson, Slaughter, Susan E.
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...
Canadians with dementia: Gender differences in use and availability of home- and community-based health services.Download
Hawranik, P., Jansen, L., Kingston, D., Markle-Reid, M., Henderson, S., Peacock, P., Forbes, D., Morgan, D., Leipert, B.
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...
Kirk, A., Stewart, N., Biem, J., Morgan, D. G., D’Arcy, C., Crossley, M., Forbes, D.
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...
Klosek, M., Hall, J., St-Amant, O., Ward-Griffin, C., DeForge, R., Forbes, D., Oudshoorn, A., McWilliam, C.
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...
Forbes, Dorothy A., Thiessen, Emily J., Blake, Catherine, Forbes, ScottC., & Forbes, Sean C.
This is an update of our previous 2008 review. Several recent trials and systematic reviews of the impact of exercise on people with dementia are reporting promising findings. Objectives Primary: Do exercise programs for older people with dementia improve cognition, activities of daily living...
Richmond, C., Forbes, D., Finkelstein, S.
This article explores how dementia care is provided to First Nations communities in southwestern Ontario. Data were collected through in-depth interviews with health care providers and analysed using a constructivist grounded-theory methodology. Two interrelated frameworks for understanding...
Gender differences in use and availability of home and community-based services for people with dementia.Download
Henderson, S., Peacock, S., Kingston, D., Morgan, D., Leipert, B., Hawranik, P.
The purpose was to examine the use and availability of home and community-based 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...
Healthcare Providers’ Knowledge of Disordered Sleep, Sleep Assessment Tools, and Nonpharmacological Sleep Interventions for Persons Living with Dementia: A National Survey.Download
Jones, A., Crick, K., Wielandt, P., Brown, C. A., Wilson, D.
Alarge proportion of personswith dementiawill also experience disordered sleep. Disordered sleep in dementia is a common reason for institutionalization and affects cognition, fall risk, agitation, self-care ability, and overall health and quality of life.This report presents findings of a survey...