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Research Studies

Dying, Death and Grief

Research on the Run-Project Summaries

  • Reflection Room 2: Moving from death-avoiding to death-discussing
  • Taking Action on Spiritual Care at the End of Life: Barriers and Opportunities for Change
  • The Reflection RoomTM: Moving from Death-Denying to Death-Discussing 
    Project summary -- available here.
  • The grief experiences of frontline home care workers
    Project summary -- available here.
  • Co-design of Hospice Outreach by Digital Means
    Project summary -- available here.
  • Co-Developing Curriculum on a Palliative Approach to Care
    Project summary -- available here.

Publications

  • Oikonen K. The Reflection Room: Creating space for reflection and shared storytelling. eHospice. 2016 (January 13, 2016). Available here
  • Duggleby W, Kuchera S, MacLeod R, Holyoke P, Scott T, Holtslander L, et al. Indigenous people's experiences at the end of life. Palliative and Supportive Care. 2015(June 15):1-13. Abstract available here.
  • Lejambe V, Holyoke P. Understanding the Grief Experiences of Home Health Care Workers. AVISO Newsletter (CHPCA). 2013;Spring 2013(71).

Presentations

Please contact research@sehc.com if you would like a copy of the conference presentations.

  • Oikonen K, Holyoke P. The Reflection Room: Adopting storytelling to create space for reflection. Workshop held at the Hospice Palliative Care Ontario (HPCO) Annual Conference on Putting the Pieces Together; Toronto, ON; April 17-19, 2016.
  • Lejambe V, Holyoke P. The Grief Experiences of Personal Support Workers and Nurses in Home Care. Workshop presented at Central West Palliative Care Network Annual Conference; Brampton, ON; November 18, 2015.
  • Oikonen K. Understanding Distance: Geography vs the ability to "see" decline for family members at a distance during palliative care. Canadian Hospice Palliative Care (CHPCA) Conference; Ottawa, ON; October 29-November 1, 2015.
  • Holyoke P, Tudge S. A palliative approach to care for non-healthcare workers who work with the homeless. Workshop presented at HPCO Annual Conference Striving for Equity in Hospice Palliative Care; Richmond Hill, ON; April 22-24, 2018.
  • Oikonen K, Holyoke P. Results of the Reflection Room – 2 years later. Workshop presented at Canadian Hospice Palliative Care 2017; Ottawa, ON; September 20-23, 2017.
  • Holyoke P, Oikonen K, Borg K. Five great ideas to extend hospice services farther into the community: the results of a co-design exercise at Hospice Georgian Triangle. Workshop presented at Canadian Hospice Palliative Care 2017; Ottawa, ON; September 20-23, 2017.
  • Oikonen K, Sellen K, Holyoke P. An Online End of Life Experience to Encourage Advance Care Planning. Workshop presented at Canadian Hospice Palliative Care 2017; Ottawa, ON; September 20-23, 2017.
  • Oikonen K, Holyoke P. Results of the Reflection Room – 2 years later. Workshop presented at Canadian Hospice Palliative Care 2017; Ottawa, ON; September 20-23, 2017.
  • Holyoke P, Oikonen K, Borg K. Five great ideas to extend hospice services farther into the community: the results of a co-design exercise at Hospice Georgian Triangle. Workshop presented at Canadian Hospice Palliative Care 2017; Ottawa, ON; September 20-23, 2017.
  • Oikonen K, Sellen K, Holyoke P. An Online End of Life Experience to Encourage Advance Care Planning. Workshop presented at Canadian Hospice Palliative Care 2017; Ottawa, ON; September 20-23, 2017.
  • Holyoke P, Oikonen K, Borg K. Five great ideas to extend hospice services farther into the community: the results of a co-design exercise at Hospice Georgian Triangle. Workshop presented at Hospice Palliative Care Ontario (HPCO) Annual Conference; Markham, ON; April 23-25, 2017.