Can J Aging 2019 Mar 12:1-13
Upcoming brainXchange webinar features TREC research and TREC reseaerchers
Advancing knowledge to improve quality of life and quality of care near end of life in long term care.
Presenters: Carole Estabrooks, Matthias Hoben, Kelli Stajduhar
J Am Med Dir Assoc 2019 Feb 27
TREC article named article of the month by Canadian Journal on Aging
Who Is (Still) Looking After Mom and Dad? Few Improvements in Care Aides’ Quality-of-Work Life
New article by Adrian Wagg
Preferences for continence care experienced at end of life: a qualitative study.
Non UofA Access
J Pain Symptom Manage 2019 Feb 27
2019 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures now available from Alzheimer’s Association
2019 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures
• Brain changes that occur with Alzheimer’s disease
• Risk factors for Alzheimer’s dementia
• Number of Americans with Alzheimer’s dementia nationally and for each state
• Lifetime risk for developing Alzheimer’s dementia
• Proportion of women and men with Alzheimer’s and other dementias
• Number of deaths due to Alzheimer’s disease nationally and for each state, and death rates by age
• The impact of caregiving on caregivers
• Number of family caregivers, hours of care provided, and economic value of unpaid care nationally and for each state
• National cost of care for individuals with Alzheimer’s or other dementias, including costs paid by Medicare and Medicaid and costs paid out of pocket
• Medicare payments for people with dementia compared with people without dementia
• Attitudes toward cognitive assessment among seniors and primary care physicians
• Awareness and use of the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit among seniors and primary care physicians
Grants & Awards
Across the globe, innovative collaborations between communities and academia are addressing some of today’s most complex challenges around social justice, community resilience and inequality. The award scheme will offer winning projects a modest financial reward – but, more importantly, the awards will attract national and international publicity and exposure. This will allow participants from around the world to share stories of their combined efforts, deepening the impact of their work locally and helping to raise awareness of community-university partnership work globally.
Health Res Policy Syst 2019 Mar 4;17(1):24-019-0424-3
Health Care Administration and Organization
BMC Geriatr 2019 Mar 1;19(1):62-019-1083-5
Palliat Med 2019 Feb 28:269216319833248.
J Clin Nurs 2019 Mar;28(5-6):801-813
Palliat Support Care 2018 Aug;16(4):479-486
Health Care Innovation and Quality Assurance
Int Wound J 2019 Mar 12
J Am Med Dir Assoc 2019 Mar 6
J Am Geriatr Soc 2019 Mar 8
Organizational Culture and Change
Implement Sci 2019 Mar 6;14(1):23-019-0872-8
Nurs Open 2018 Jul 13;5(4):593-600
Research Practice and Methodology
Canadian Geriatrics Journal 2019;22(1):23-33.
Health Res Policy Syst 2019 Mar 4;17(1):25-019-0422-5
Can J Aging 2019 Mar 8:1-9
This Guide examines various synthesis methods – quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods – and provides practical guidance to engage decision-makers in evidence synthesis, enhance the policy relevance of syntheses and foster the uptake of review findings in policy and practice.
Contemp Nurse 2019 Feb 27:1-9
Depressive symptoms mediate the association between insomnia symptoms and health-related quality of life and synergistically interact with insomnia symptoms in older adults in nursing homes.
Non UofA Access
Psychogeriatrics 2019 Mar 5
BMC Geriatr 2019 Mar 4;19(1):63-019-1086-2
Int J Nurs Stud 2019 Feb 8;92:144-153
Dementia (London) 2019 Mar 7:1471301219835078
BMC Geriatr 2019 Mar 6;19(1):75-019-1090-6
Gerontologist 2019 Mar 6
BMC Med 2019 Mar 4;17(1):54-019-1286-9
J Am Geriatr Soc 2019 Mar;67(3):553-557
Pharmacy (Basel) 2019 Mar 5;7(1):10.3390/pharmacy7010026
Scand J Caring Sci 2019 Mar 13
Clin Interv Aging 2019 Feb 12;14:301-319
CNS Spectr 2019 Feb;24(1):181
JAMA Intern Med 2018 Jan 1;178(1):141-142.
The 4th Annual International Audit & Feedback meeting will have something for everyone at every stage of the audit and feedback process. From those with new interests to seasoned experts, this meeting will help you learn about audit and feedback and generate new connections with international leaders in the field. A mix of theory-based principles and evidence-based best practices will provide you, in one day, with knowledge that you can directly bring back to your own practice.
Instructors: Jamie Brehaut, Jeremy Grimshaw, Justin Pressau
The scientific study of methods to promote the uptake of research findings into routine healthcare
Who is this course for?
Students, researchers and professionals interested in drawing upon cognitive and behaviour change theories to promote changing practice to improve healthcare delivery (no prior experience required).
Three consecutive full day sessions (9am-5pm) involving interactive lectures, student presentations, small group work, case studies and 1-1 faculty meetings. Core reading to be completed prior to the course.