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This article discusses the First Nations sample of a larger study on dementia care decisions and knowledge sharing. The purpose is to enhance understanding of the process of knowledge sharing among health care practitioners (HCPs), care partners, and persons with dementia (PWDs) within a rural...
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...
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...
Background: In Canada, one in five women lives in a rural area. These rural women often experience different health challenges than urban women, including lower life expectancy, higher rates of disability and cancer, fewer available health care resources and greater distances to access health...
An interprofessional nurse-led mental health promotion intervention for older home care clients with depressive symptoms.Download
Background: Depressive symptoms in older home care clients are common but poorly recognized and treated, resulting in adverse health outcomes, premature institutionalization, and costly use of health services. The objectives of this study were to examine the feasibility and acceptability of a new...
Accelerating client-driven care: Pilot study for a social interaction approach to knowledge translation.Download
This study piloted a knowledge translation (KT) intervention promoting evidence-based home care through social interaction.A total of 33 providers organized into 5 heterogeneous, geographically defined action groups participated in 5 researcher-facilitated meetings based on the participatory...
Early detection of dementia is essential to guide front-line health care practitioners in further clinical evaluations and treatments. There is a paucity of literature assessing the effectiveness of screening tools to predict the development of dementia, thus we conducted a systematic review to...
Research on nursing practice issues in rural and remote areas of Canada is very limited. This report describes the method and initial results of a comprehensive survey of registered nurses (RNs) practising outside the commuting zones of large urban centres, designed to determine: who practises...