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Social-interaction knowledge translation for in-home management of urinary incontinence and chronic care.Download
Although urinary incontinence (UI) can be managed conservatively, it is a principal reason for the breakdown of in-home family care. This study explored the social interaction processes of knowledge translation (KT) related to how UI management knowledge might be translated within in-home care....
Reducing depression in older home care clients: Design of a prospective study of a nurse-led interprofessional mental health promotion interventionDownload
Background: Very little research has been conducted in the area of depression among older home care clients using personal support services. These older adults are particularly vulnerable to depression because of decreased cognition, comorbid chronic conditions, functional limitations, lack of...
The hours of unpaid elder care by family members are projected to triple by 2038. Because living with dementia can inhibit decision-making abilities, family members are often besought to assist in this process. In this ethnographic study, relationships within home-based dementia care were...
Fitting a round peg into a square hole: Exploring issues, challenges, and strategies for solutions in rural home care settingsDownload
While home care has received much attention lately, little research to date has drawn on the experiences of rural multidisciplinary teams providing in-home care. Home care is typically studied in urban areas, with the tendency to expand urban practices to rural settings, often with problematic...
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...