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Research Studies

Models of Care Delivery

Research on the Run-Project Summaries

  • Criteria to evaluate tools for communicating safety concerns in home care transitions
    Project summary -- available here.
  • Estim Collaboration Project
    Project bulletin (March 2017) -- available here.
    Project newsletter (February 2017) -- available here.
  • Home-based diabetes self-management coaching delivered by paraprofessionals: A randomized controlled trial
    Project summary -- available here.
  • Integrated stroke care in home care
    Project summary -- available here.
  • Using an integrated care approach in the community to transition from tube to oral feeding
    Project summary -- available here.
  • Organizational-level best practices to support spiritual care
    Project summary -- available here.
    Information and videos -- available here.
  • Understanding geriatric care assessment practices in home care: the Geriatric Care Assessment Practices (G-CAP) Survey
    Project summary -- available here.

Publications

  • Bender D, Holyoke P. Why do some patients who do not need hospitalization cannot leave: A case study of reviews in 6 Canadian hospitals. Healthcare Management Forum. 2018. Available here
  • Holyoke P, Stephenson B. (2017) Organization-level Principles and Practices to Support Spiritual Care at the End of Life. BMC Palliative Care, 16(1):24. Available here
  • Holyoke P, Stephenson B. (2017) Organization-level Principles and Practices to Support Spiritual Care at the End of Life. BMC Palliative Care. 16:24. Available here
  • Bender D. Five Opportunities for healthcare leaders to better support person and family-centred care. Healthcare Management Forum. 2016;30(1):20-25. 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.
  • 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). 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.
  • Ray K. Diabetic Foot Ulcer Care: It is a Learning Process! Diabetic Foot Canada. 2014;2(2):19-22.
  • Lefebre N. Top 10 Words of Leadership Advice … or, Things Your Mother Never Told You! Nursing Leadership. 2013;26(2):15-8.
  • 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.
  • Bender D. Developmental Service Workers: New members on the team. Canadian Nurse. 2013;June 2013. 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.Available here on p.32.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Presentations

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Holyoke P. Organization-level principles and practices to support spiritual care at the end of life. Bruyerecare –International Conference on Humanizing Health Care: Enhancing Lives. Transforming Care; Ottawa, ON; October 19-20, 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 Canadian Hospice Palliative Care 2017; Ottawa, ON; September 20-23, 2017.
  • Warner D. Saint Elizabeth First Nations, Inuit and Métis Program, Responding to the Unique Education Needs of Indigenous Communities. World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education 2017; Toronto, ON; July 24-28, 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, 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.
  • Holyoke P, Stephenson B. Organization-Level Promising Practices to Support the Delivery of High Quality Spiritual Care. Oral presentation at McGill 21st International Congress on Palliative Care; Montreal, QC; October 17-21, 2016.
  • Holyoke P. Integrating Nursing and Personal Support into the WWCCAC's Stroke Care Pathway. Oral presentation at the OACCAC Conference on Achieving Excellence Together; Toronto, ON; June 5-7, 2016.
  • Bender D, Verlinden L. Building on the culture and heart of our organization through Person-Centred Care. Final Plenary at the Northwood 6th Annual Research Symposium, Continuing care and Beyond; Dartmouth, NS; May 13, 2016.
  • Lala D, Houghton P, Kras-Dupuis A, Holyoke P, Wolfe D. Exploring Key Processes in Implementation Planning: Electrical Stimulation Therapy to Improve Pressure Ulcer Healing in Community Dwelling Persons with Spinal Cord Injury. Poster Presentation at the McGill University’s 1st National Knowledge Translation Conference in Rehabilitation; Montreal, QC; May 4-5, 2016.
  • Holyoke P. Best Practices for Spiritual Care in Secular Organizations. Poster presentation at 2015 Canadian Home Care Summit; Ottawa, ON; November 8-10, 2015.
  • Giosa J, Eckel L. What’s RAI got to do with the price of Eggs? 2015 Canadian Home Care Summit; Ottawa, ON; November 8-10, 2015.
  • Holyoke P. Organizational-level promising practices supporting the delivery of spiritual care in hospice palliative care. Canadian Hospice Palliative Care (CHPCA) Conference; Ottawa, ON; October 29-November 1, 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.
  • 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.
  • Holyoke P. Organizational-level promising practices supporting the delivery of spiritual care in hospice palliative care. CAG2015 44th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting: From Possibility to Practice in Aging: Shaping a Future For All; Calgary, Alberta; October 23-25, 2015.
  • 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.
  • Holyoke P. Promising Practices in the Delivery of Spiritual Care. Workshop at OCSA 2015 Annual Conference Leading the Shift: The Power of Thinking Differently; Markham, ON; October 21-22, 2015.
  • Holyoke P. Promising Practices in the Delivery of Spiritual Care. Workshop at PSNO PSW Conference; Markham, ON; October 20, 2015.
  • Holyoke P, Lejambe V. Promising practices to address grief and spiritual concerns in palliative care. Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC) 2015 Annual Conference Achieving Excellence Together; Toronto, ON; May 27-29, 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.
  • 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.
  • Lejambe, V, Holyoke P, Ackerman M. TYZE: An Online Tool that helps people care for others. Poster presentation at Hospice Palliative Care Ontario (HPCO)2015 Annual Conference; Richmond Hill, ON; April 19-21, 2015.
  • Holyoke P, Stephenson B. Organizational-level Promising Practices to Supporting the Delivery of Spiritual Care in Hospice Palliative Care: Applying Evidence from Hospice Organizations Founded on Spiritual/Religious Traditions to More Secular Organizations. Hospice Palliative Care Ontario (HPCO)2015 Annual Conference; Richmond Hill, ON; April 19-21, 2015.

Reports

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. Available here.

Report appendices -- available here.

Holyoke P, Toscan J. Comprehensive Service Level Audit of Stroke Care across the Continuum in Central LHIN. Markahm, ON: Saint Elizabeth, 2013. Available here.

Saint Elizabeth. Client-centred care in the Canadian home and community sector: A review of key concepts. 2010. Retrieved from here.