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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...
An individual with advanced cancer moves through his or her illness trajectory engaged in an ongoing process of negotiation with the health care system, caregivers, and family members. The ability to maintain control is a key principle upheld in western society, but it may be difficult to do so...
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: The objective of this review is to determine the effectiveness of interventions targeting behaviour and facilitating uptake of new knowledge by healthcare practitioners, patients and their family caregivers...
Elder abuse is a global issue, with an estimated 4–10% of older persons in Canada abused each year. Although Canadian legislation has been created to prevent and punish the abuse of older persons living in nursing homes and other care facilities, community-dwelling older persons are at greater...
The purpose of this thesis is to explore the unplanned and unpredictable factors that affect home care nurse case manager workload. Two papers comprise this thesis. The first paper is an integrative literature review that focused on developing a more clear understanding of how the unplanned and...
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...
Improving Decision making On Location of Care with the frail Elderly and their caregivers (the DOLCE study): study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trialDownload
Background One of the toughest decisions faced by elderly people is whether to stay at home or move to a care facility. This study seeks to evaluate the impact of training interprofessional home-care teams in shared decision making combined with a decision aid on the proportion of elderly people...
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...
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...
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....