TREC Newshttps://trecresearch.ca/news/generalTRECPublic Lecture: Dr Kate de Medeiros - What counts as “quality of life” in dementia care?https://trecresearch.ca/news/general/public_lecture_dr_kate_de_medeiros_what_counts_as_quality_of_life_in_dementia_care<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/gpOFMGfMi2/thumbnails/public-lecture-2.png" style="width: 100%;" alt="public-lecture-2" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="gpOFMGfMi2"></p><p><strong>Public Lecture</strong></p> <h3>Dr. Kate de Medeiros</h3> <h2>What counts as “quality of life” in dementia care?</h2> <p><br></p><p>Date: October 10, 2019</p><p>Time: 12PM</p><p>Location: Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA) - Room 1-182</p><p><strong>Dr Kate de Medeiros, PhD</strong><br>Gerontologist<br>Associate Professor<br>Miami University, Oxford, Ohio</p><p><strong>Bio</strong>: Kate de Medeiros (Associate Professor, the Robert H. and Nancy J. Blayney…</p></div>TREC ResearchTue, 17 Sep 2019 09:03:57 -0600https://trecresearch.ca/news/general/public_lecture_dr_kate_de_medeiros_what_counts_as_quality_of_life_in_dementia_carePublic lecture: Dr Sube Banerjee - Dementia: Meeting & beating a great 21st century health & social care challengehttps://trecresearch.ca/news/general/public_lecture_dr_sube_banerjee_dementia_meeting__beating_a_great_21st_century_health__social_care_challenge<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/RanclJc6eh/thumbnails/public-lecture-1.png" style="width: 100%;" alt="public-lecture-1" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="RanclJc6eh"></p><p><strong>Public Lecture</strong></p> <h3>Dr Sube Banerjee</h3> <h2>Dementia: Meeting &amp; beating a great 21st century health &amp; social care challenge</h2> <p><br></p><p>Date: October 8, 2019</p><p>Time: 4PM</p><p>Location: Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA) - Room 1-182</p><p><strong>Dr Sube Banerjee</strong>, MBE, MBBS MSC MBA MD FRCPsych<br>Geriatric Psychiatrist<br>Professor &amp; Dean<br>University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK</p><p><strong>Bio</strong>: Dr…</p></div>Ferenc TothTue, 17 Sep 2019 09:01:29 -0600https://trecresearch.ca/news/general/public_lecture_dr_sube_banerjee_dementia_meeting__beating_a_great_21st_century_health__social_care_challengePortal for Elder Research, Care and Innovation (PERCI) poised to transform aging in Canadahttps://trecresearch.ca/news/general/portal_for_elder_research_care_and_innovation_perci_poised_to_transform_aging_in_canada<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/BkVsx6co3I/thumbnails/IMG_1646 (1).jpg?" style="width: 100%; height: auto;" alt="The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) Fund helps UAlberta researchers conduct leading-edge research by giving them the tools and equipment they need to become leaders in their field." class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="BkVsx6co3I"></p><p><em>Estabrooks’ $329K John R. Evans Leaders Fund Grant mitigates Canada's looming long-term care population explosion through accessible data sharing</em></p><p>August 13, 2019</p><p>The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) Fund helps UAlberta researchers conduct leading-edge research by giving them the tools and equipment they need…</p></div>TREC ResearchTue, 13 Aug 2019 13:21:08 -0600https://trecresearch.ca/news/general/portal_for_elder_research_care_and_innovation_perci_poised_to_transform_aging_in_canadaRead our opinion piece in The Star: More community care leads to shorter stays in nursing homeshttps://trecresearch.ca/news/general/read_our_opinion_piece_in_the_star_more_community_care_leads_to_shorter_stays_in_nursing_homes<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/1XqtBxh73T/thumbnails/trec-newspaper.jpg" style="width: 100%;" alt="trec-newspaper" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="1XqtBxh73T"></p><p><br></p><p>By Matthias Hoben and Carole Estabrooks<br>Published: Sun., July 14, 2019</p><p>Nursing homes fill a vital role for older adults unable to remain at home or in other supportive environments.</p><p>Nursing home care is costly to governments. In 2017, Canadian governments spent close to $19 billion on care provided in nursing homes and supportive living facilities.…</p></div>TREC ResearchTue, 16 Jul 2019 06:39:20 -0600https://trecresearch.ca/news/general/read_our_opinion_piece_in_the_star_more_community_care_leads_to_shorter_stays_in_nursing_homesEstabrooks driving better care for seniors with Canada Research Chair renewalhttps://trecresearch.ca/news/general/estabrooks_driving_better_care_for_seniors_with_canada_research_chair_renewal<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/dV3twvU1vc/thumbnails/estabrooks.png?" style="width: 100%;" alt="estabrooks" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="dV3twvU1vc"></p><p><em>Dr. Carole Estabrooks is driven to improve the lives and care of older adults living in residential nursing homes, and her research is setting the Canadian standard on care for seniors. With the renewal of her Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Translation, she and her team will continue this vital work</em></p><p>The Canadian population is aging at a…</p></div>TREC ResearchTue, 09 Jul 2019 09:16:03 -0600https://trecresearch.ca/news/general/estabrooks_driving_better_care_for_seniors_with_canada_research_chair_renewalNew TREC article: Factors associated with the responsive behaviours of older adults living in long-term care homes towards staff: a systematic review protocolhttps://trecresearch.ca/news/general/new_trec_article_factors_associated_with_the_responsive_behaviours_of_older_adults_living_in_long_term_care_homes_towards_staff_a_systematic_review_protocol<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/X86qzylVgj/thumbnails/new-trec-publication.jpg" style="width: 100%; height: auto;" alt="new-trec-publication.jpg" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="X86qzylVgj" data-src="/.api2/binaries/X86qzylVgj/thumbnails/new-trec-publication.jpg"></p><p>by</p><p>Yuting Song, Matthias Hoben, Lori Weeks, Anne-Marie Boström, Zahra Goodarzi, Janet Squires, Helen Doan, Adrian Wagg, Colin Reid, Carole Estabrooks</p><p>Published in <a href="https://bmjopen.bmj.com" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><strong>BMJ Open</strong></a></p> <h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Introduction</strong> In the last decade, increasing research interest has been expressed in responsive behaviours of older adults living in long-term care (LTC) homes,…</p></div>Ferenc TothWed, 29 May 2019 06:35:30 -0600https://trecresearch.ca/news/general/new_trec_article_factors_associated_with_the_responsive_behaviours_of_older_adults_living_in_long_term_care_homes_towards_staff_a_systematic_review_protocolRe-introducing the TREC TMS coordinators teamhttps://trecresearch.ca/news/general/re_introducing_the_trec_tms_coordinators_team<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/E9COBUlPTe/thumbnails/trec-tms-project-coordinators.jpg" style="width: 100%; height: auto;" alt="trec-tms-project-coordinators.jpg" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="E9COBUlPTe" data-src="/.api2/binaries/E9COBUlPTe/thumbnails/trec-tms-project-coordinators.jpg"></p><p>We are busy preparing for another round of data collection for our <a href="https://trecresearch.ca/research/trec_measurement_system" class=" WikiLinkType1">TREC Measurement System project</a>. We would like to re-introduce our TMS Coordinator and Regional Project Coordinators.</p> <table class="fr-no-borders" style="width: 100%;"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 16.9591%; vertical-align: top;"><strong><br> </strong><br></td> <td style="width: 82.9434%; vertical-align: top;"><strong>Michelle Smith (Interior Health): </strong>In her role as the TREC Regional Project Coordinator for Interior Health she is engaged with TREC activities, including…</td></tr></tbody></table></div>TREC ResearchTue, 21 May 2019 06:55:08 -0600https://trecresearch.ca/news/general/re_introducing_the_trec_tms_coordinators_teamSCOPE Study out of field in Alberta and BChttps://trecresearch.ca/news/general/scope_study_out_of_field_in_alberta_and_bc<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/63IpgtJjuW/thumbnails/scope-study-out-of-field-alberta-bc-trec.jpg" style="width: 100%;" alt="scope-study-out-of-field-alberta-bc-trec.jpg" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="63IpgtJjuW" data-src="/.api2/binaries/63IpgtJjuW/thumbnails/scope-study-out-of-field-alberta-bc-trec.jpg"></p><p><br>The fourth and final regional SCOPE Learning Congresses, held in April, were a true celebration, at which each team presented their work, shared their challenges and celebrated their achievements. </p><p>Over the course of the last year, team members have, made paper aeroplanes, measured a banana, been challenged by Mr Potato Head, and played Pictionary…</p></div>TREC ResearchWed, 15 May 2019 06:17:09 -0600https://trecresearch.ca/news/general/scope_study_out_of_field_in_alberta_and_bcRead our article in the Calgary Herald: "Unbefriended" seniors are the forgotten populationhttps://trecresearch.ca/news/general/read_our_article_in_the_calgary_herald_unbefriended_seniors_are_the_forgotten_population<div><h2><img src="/.api2/binaries/LWcdnh9Iov/thumbnails/trec-opinion-unbefriended-seniors.jpg" style="width: 100%;" alt="Opinion: &quot;Unbefriended&quot; seniors are the forgotten population - Translating Research in Elder Care" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="LWcdnh9Iov" data-src="/.api2/binaries/LWcdnh9Iov/thumbnails/trec-opinion-unbefriended-seniors.jpg"></h2> <h2>Opinion: "Unbefriended" seniors are the forgotten population</h2> <p>Stephanie A. Chamberlain, Carole A. Estabrooks · for the Calgary Herald ·<br>Posted: April 27, 2019| Last Updated: April 27</p> <blockquote> <p>What happens when a person grows older and is no longer able to make health and financial decisions for themselves — but also does not have family or friends who…</p></blockquote></div>Kyle CorbettMon, 29 Apr 2019 06:16:59 -0600https://trecresearch.ca/news/general/read_our_article_in_the_calgary_herald_unbefriended_seniors_are_the_forgotten_populationNew TREC Publication: Implementing Frontline Worker–Led Quality Improvement in Nursing Homes: Getting to “How”https://trecresearch.ca/news/general/new_trec_publication_implementing_frontline_workerled_quality_improv<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/X86qzylVgj/thumbnails/new-trec-publication.jpg" style="width: 100%; height: auto;" alt="new-trec-publication.jpg" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="X86qzylVgj" data-src="/.api2/binaries/X86qzylVgj/thumbnails/new-trec-publication.jpg"></p> <h2>Abstract</h2> <h3>Background</h3> <p>Despite emerging frameworks for quality improvement (QI) implementation, little is known about how the implementation process works, particularly in nursing home settings. A study was conducted to describe “how”’ a complex frontline worker–led QI program was implemented in nursing homes.</p> <h3>Methods</h3> <p>Six focus groups were…</p></div>TREC ResearchWed, 12 Sep 2018 06:52:42 -0600https://trecresearch.ca/news/general/new_trec_publication_implementing_frontline_workerled_quality_improv