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Research Studies

Models of Care Delivery

  • Transitions in Care and ALC
    • Bender D, Holyoke P. Why some patients who do not need hospitalization cannot leave: A case study of reviews in 6 Canadian hospitals. Healthcare Management Forum. 2018.
      Article available here.
  • Home care assessment and care plannings
    • Integrated stroke care in home care.    
      Project summary available here.
      Report available here.  
      Appendices available here.
    • Understanding geriatric care assessment practices in home care: the Geriatric Care Assessment Practices (G-CAP) Survey.
      Project summary available here.              
    • Giosa G. Patient assessment in geriatric home care: the disconnect between service allocation and frontline care. Oral presentation at CAG2015 44th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting: From Possibility to Practice in Aging: Shaping a Future For All; Calgary, Alberta; October 23-25, 2015.              
    • Giosa J, Stolee P, Byrne K, Meyer S, Oikonen K, Holyoke P. “Gamestorming” our way to more integrated geriatric care planning in home care: A novel approach to co-design. Poster presentation at CAG 2017 46th Annual Scientific & Educational Meeting: Evidence for Action in an Aging World, Winnipeg, MB; October 19-21, 2017. 
    • Giosa J, Stolee P, Byrne K, Meyer S, Holyoke P. Glass half full: A solutions-focused approach to improving person-centred goal-setting in geriatric home care. Oral presentation at CAG 2017 46th Annual Scientific & Educational Meeting: Evidence for Action in an Aging World, Winnipeg, MB; October 19-21, 2017.            
    • Giosa J. Service allocation and frontline assessments in geriatric home care: identical twins or distant cousins? Ontario Gerontology Association (OGA) and the Regional Geriatric Programs (RGPs) of Ontario Aging 2015: Innovations in Care, Networks and Communities; Toronto, ON; April 21-22, 2015.Giosa J, Eckel L. What’s RAI got to do with the price of Eggs? Canadian Home Care Summit; Ottawa, ON; November 8-10, 2015.
    • Giosa J. Geriatric care planning in home care: time for change? Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Conference 2015; Montreal, QC; May 25-28, 2015.
    • Eckel L, Holyoke P, Giosa J, Stolee P. What’s RAI got to do with the price of eggs? Oral presentation at CAG2015 44th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting: From Possibility to Practice in Aging: Shaping a Future For All; Calgary, Alberta; October 23-25, 2015.
  • Optimizing scopes of practice
    • Home-based diabetes self-management coaching delivered by paraprofessionals: A randomized controlled trial.
      Article available here.   
    • Gifford W, Lefebre N. Understanding audit and feedback to support falls prevention and pain management in home healthcare. Home Health Care Management & Practice. 2015; August:79-85.    
    • Saint Elizabeth. Client-centred care in the Canadian home and community sector: A review of key concepts. 2010.
      Report available here.
    • Fu K. Executing on the Knowledge to Action Cycle for Safe Care Delivery by Unregulated Health Providers. Paper presentation at NLN.ON Annual Health Care Leaders Conference – Better together: realizing our collective potential; Toronto, ON; March 22-23, 2018.
    • Orr L, Holyoke P, Brooke J, Houghton P, & Lala D. Evaluation of an Electrical Stimulation Therapy Education Program for the Healing of Chronic Wounds: Preliminary Results. Wounds Conference 2017 – Practical approaches for prevention and wound management, organized by the skin and wound care community of practice; Mississuaga, ON; November 16-19, 2017.          
    • Bender D. Developmental Service Workers: New members on the team. Canadian Nurse. 2013; June 2013.  
    • Holyoke P, Verrier M, Landry M, Deber R. The Distribution of Physiotherapists in Ontario: Understanding the Market Drivers. Physiotherapy Canada. 2012;64(4):329-37.
  • Leaders’ role in supporting new models of care
    • Organizational-level best practices to support spiritual care.         
      Project summary available here.         
      Information and videos available here.             
    • Holyoke P, Stephenson B. Organization-level Principles and Practices to Support Spiritual Care at the End of Life. BMC Palliative Care, 2017;16(1):24.
      Article available here.
    • Bender D, Lui KY. Five key opportunities for healthcare leaders to support person and family centred care. Oral presentation at Ontario Long Term Care Association OLTCA) This is Long Term Care 2017; Toronto, ON; November 27-29, 2017.
    • Bender D, Holyoke P. Five key opportunities for healthcare leaders to support person and family-centred care. Bruyerecare –International Conference on Humanizing Health Care: Enhancing Lives. Transforming Care; Ottawa, ON; October 19-20, 2017.
    • Bender D. Five Opportunities for healthcare leaders to better support person and family-centred care. Healthcare Management Forum. 2016;30(1):20-25.
      Article available here.
    • Lefebre N. Rekindling the spirit: Staff Engagement 2.1. Nursing Leadership. 2014;26(2):15-8.
    • Gifford W, Lefebre N, Davies B. An Organizational Intervention to Influence Evidence-Informed Decision Making in Home Health Nursing. Journal of Nursing Administration. 2014;44(7/8):395-402.
    • Lefebre N. Top 10 Words of Leadership Advice … or, Things Your Mother Never Told You! Nursing Leadership. 2013;26(2):15-8.
    • Gifford WA, Davies BL, Graham ID, Tourangeau A, Woodend AK, Lefebre N. Developing Leadership Capacity for Guideline Use: A Pilot Cluster Randomized Control Trial. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing. 2013;10(1):51-65.
    • Lefebre N. All Hands on Deck! Nursing Leadership. 2012;25(3):18-20.
    • Lefebre N, DeCicco J, Ray K. Developing and Sustaining Nursing Leadership for Healthy Work Environments. Nursing Leadership. 2012;24(4):34-43.
  • Collaborative care and care teams
    • Estim Collaboration Project.        
      Project bulletin (March 2017) available here.
      Project newsletter (February 2017) available here.
    • Hougton P, Orr L, Holyoke P, Kras-Dupuis A, Wolfe D. Getting the right care to the right person at the right time!! Collaborative practice amongst those wishing to improve the care of people living with pressure ulcers. 7th National Spinal Cord Injury Conference 2017; Niagara Falls, ON; November 9-11, 2017.             
    • Giosa J, Stolee P, Byrne K, Meyer S, Oikonen K, Holyoke P. “Gamestorming” our way to more integrated geriatric care planning in home care: A novel approach to co-design. Poster presentation at CAG 2017 46th Annual Scientific & Educational Meeting: Evidence for Action in an Aging World, Winnipeg, MB; October 19-21, 2017.             
    • Holyoke P, Oikonen K, Borg K, Paterino S. Co-designing Hospice Palliative Care: Deep engagement with family members, hospice staff, healthcare providers and community members. Workshop presented at Canadian Hospice Palliative Care 2017; Ottawa, ON; September 20-23, 2017.       
    • Holyoke P, Oikonen K, Borg K, Paterino S. Co-designing Hospice Palliative Care: Deep engagement with family members, hospice staff, healthcare providers and community members. Workshop presented at Hospice Palliative Care Ontario (HPCO) Annual Conference; Markham, ON; April 23-25, 2017.
    • Lefebre N. Deep patient engagement – using co-design to design health care systems and processes. Oral presentation at National Health Leadership Conference: Value-based healthcare: Embracing a patient and family centred approach; Vancouver, BC; June 12-13, 2017.
    • Holyoke P, Giosa J, Oikonen K. Waterloo Wellington Community Stroke Program: Phase 3 Plan. Markham, ON: Saint Elizabeth Research Centre, Saint Elizabeth Health Care; 2016.
      Project summary available here.
      Report available here.  
      Appendices available here.
    • Giosa J, Holyoke P, Bender D, Tudge S, Gifford W. Observe Coach, Assist, and Report: An Emerging Framework for Integrating Unregulated Healthcare Providers into Interdisciplinary Healthcare teams. Journal of Research in Interprofessional Practice and Practice. 2015 October 2015;5(2).
      Article available here
    • Marlett N, Shklarov S, Holyoke P, Shearkhani, S. Early Days of Collaboration: Patient Engagement Research to Inform Healthcare Culture Change. Qualitative Health Research Conference 2015 Informing Practice, Policy and the Preferred Future of Healthcare; Toronto, ON; October 19-21, 2015.        
    • Using an integrated care approach in the community to transition from tube to oral feeding.
      Project summary available here.
    • Toscan J. Mobilizing support in home and community care with Tyze Personal Networks. Rehab and Community Care Medicine. 2013;Spring (2013):32-3.
      Article available here on pg.32.              
    • Holyoke P, Toscan J. Comprehensive Service Level Audit of Stroke Care across the Continuum in Central LHIN. Markahm, ON: Saint Elizabeth, 2013.
      Report available here.
  • Education
    • Scott T, Menzies C, Chenard G, Spence M. Bridging the Gap: Innovative Approaches to Continuing Education in Rural, Remote and Isolated First Nation Communities. Seminars in Dialysis. 2013;26(2):164-8.
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