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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...
St-Amant, O., DeForge, R.T., Ward-Griffin, C., McWilliam, C., Klosek, M., Forbes, D., Hall, J., Oudshoorn, A.
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...
Hearing loss and cognitive-communication test performance of long-term care residents with dementia: Effects of amplificationDownload
Ostevik, Amberley, Slaughter, Susan E., Ickert, Carla, Hopper, Tammy, Hodgetts, Bill
Purpose: The study aims were: 1) to explore the relationship between hearing loss and cognitive-communication performance of individuals with dementia, and 2) to determine if hearing loss is accurately identified by long-term care (LTC) staff. The research questions were: 1) What is the effect of...
Knowledge exchange throughout the dementia care journey by Canadian rural community-based health care practitioners, persons with dementia, and their care partners: An interpretive descriptive study.Download
Forbes, D. A., Thiessen, E., Blake, C. M., Morgan, D. G., Markle-Reid, M., Gibson, M., Finkelstein, S.
INTRODUCTION: Accessing, assessing, exchanging, and applying dementia care information can be challenging in rural communities for healthcare practitioners (HCPs), persons with dementia (PWD), and their care partners. The overall purpose of this research was to enable HCPs, care partners, and PWD...
Incidence and prevalence of dementia in linked administrative health data in Saskatchewan, Canada: A retrospective cohort studyDownload
Kosteniuk, Julie G., Crossley, Margaret, Teare, Gary F., Stewart, Norma J., Quail, Jacqueline M., Kirk, Andrew, Bello-Haas, Vanina Dal, O’Connell, Megan E., Forbes, Dorothy A., Morgan, Debra G., Innes, Anthea
Background Determining the epidemiology of dementia among the population as a whole in specific jurisdictions – including the long-term care population–is essential to providing appropriate care. The objectives of this study were to use linked administrative databases in the province 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...
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...
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...