Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

McMaster University

Knowledge Transfer & Publications

Publications

Journal Publications are listed below in chronological order:

 

Contextual factors influencing the implementation of innovations in community-based primary health care: the experience of 12 Canadian research teams

Ploeg J, Wong S, Hassani K, Yous M L, Fortin M, Kendall C, Liddy C, Markle-Reid M, Petrovic B, Dionne E, Scott C, Wodchis W.

(2019) Primary Health Care Research & Development https://doi.org/10.1017/S1463423619000483

Keywords: context, health care innovations, implementation, primary care

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Perceptions of older adults in Ontario, Canada on the implementation and impact of a primary care programme, Health Teams Advancing Patient Experience: Strengthening Quality (Health TAPESTRY): a descriptive qualitative study

Ploeg J, Valaitis RK, Cleghorn L, Yous M L, Gaber J, Agarwal G, Kastner M, Mangin D, Oliver D, Parascandalo F, Risdon C, Dolovich L.

(2019) BMJ Open 2019;9:e026257. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026257  

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Insights on multimorbidity and associated health service use and costs from three population-based studies of older adults in Ontario with diabetes, dementia and stroke

Griffith L, Gruneir A, Fisher K, Panjwani D, Gafni A, Patterson C, Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J.

(2019) BMC Health Services Research 19:313 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-019-4149-3

Keywords: Multimorbidity, Comorbidity, Community-living older adults, Health service utilization, Health service costs

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Experiences of community-dwelling older adults living with multiple chronic conditions: A qualitative study

Ploeg J, Canesi M, Fraser K, McAiney C, Kaasalainen S, Markle-Reid M, Dufour S, Garland Baird L, Chambers T.

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Relates to ACHRU study 1: Managing Multiple Chronic Conditions (MCC)

 

Feasibility and preliminary effects of an integrated hospital-to-home transitional care intervention for older adults with stroke and multimorbidity: A study protocol

Markle-Reid M, Valaitis R, Bartholomew A, Fisher K, Fleck R, Ploeg J, Salerno J, Thabane L.

(2019) Journal of Comorbidity https://doi.org/10.1177/2235042X19828241

Keywords: Older adults, integrated care, transitional care, stroke rehabilitation, mobile apps

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Relates to ACHRU Study 8: My Stroke Team (MyST): a Mobile Health Solution

 

Caregivers of older adults with dementia and multiple chronic conditions: Exploring their experiences with significant changes

Ploeg J, Northwood M, Duggleby W, McAiney C A, Chambers T, Peacock S, Fisher K, Ghosh S, Markle-Reid M, Swindle J, Williams A, Triscott J AC.

(2019) Dementia https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301219834423

Keywords: qualitative research, transition theory, coping, social support, self care

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Relates to ACHRU study 5: Transition Intervention for Caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s and MCC

 

Caregiver-focused, web-based interventions: systematic review and meta-analysis (Part 2)

Ploeg J, Ali M U, Markle-Reid M, Valaitis R, Bartholomew A, Fitzpatrick-Lewis D, McAiney C, Sherifali D.

(2018) Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20(10):e11247. doi: 10.2196/11247

Keywords: burden, caregivers, chronic conditions, education, internet, meta-analysis, support, Web-based interventions

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Relates to ACHRU study 11: Online Interventions for Family Caregivers

 

Promoting cross-jurisdictional primary health care research: Developing a set of common indicators across 12 community based primary health care teams in Canada

Wong S T, Langton J M, Katz A, Fortin M, Godwin M, Green M, Grunfeld E, Hassani K, Kendall C, Liddy C, Ploeg J, Wodchis W, Haggerty J L.

(2018) Primary Health Care Research & Development, Nov 6:1-7. doi: 10.1017/S1463423618000518.

Keywords: collaboration, common indicators, cross-jurisdictional, innovation, measurement, primary health care

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Assessment of scalability of evidence-based innovations in community-based primary health care: a cross-sectional study

Ben Charif A, Hassani K, Wong S T, Zomahoun H T V, Fortin M, Freitas A, Katz A, Kendall C E, Liddy C, Nicholson K, Petrovic B, Ploeg J, Légaré F.

(2018) CMAJ Open, 6(4), doi:10.9778/cmajo.20180143.

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Key factors to consider when measuring multmorbidity: Results from an expert panel and online survey

Griffith L, Gruneir A, Fisher K, Nicholson K, Dilzayn P, Patterson C, Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J, Bierman A, Hogan D, Upshur R.

(2018) Journal of Comorbidity Volume 8: 1–9 doi: 10.1177/2235042X18795306

Keywords: multimorbidity, chronic disease, measurement, expert panel

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Relates to ACHRU study 2: Correlates, Health Outcomes and Costs Associated with MCC

 

Protocol for a program of research from the Aging, Community and Health Research Unit: Promoting optimal aging at home for older adults with multimorbidity

Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J, Valaitis R, Duggleby W, Fisher K, Fraser K, Ganann R, Griffith L, Gruneir A, McAiney C, Williams A.

(2018) Journal of Comorbidity, 8, 1-16. doi: 10.1177/2235042x18789508

Keywords: older adults, multimorbidity, health interventions, pragmatic randomized controlled trial, home and community care

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Impact of Internet-based interventions on caregiver mental health: systematic review and meta-analysis

Sherifali D, Ali M U, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Valaitis R, Bartholomew A, Fitzpatrick-Lewis D, McAiney C.

(2018) Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20 (7), e10668. doi: 10.2196/10668

Keywords: internet, support, education, mental health, caregivers, chronic conditions

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Relates to ACHRU study 11: Online Interventions for Family Caregivers

 

Web-based intervention for family carers of persons with dementia and multiple chronic conditions (My Tools 4 Care): Pragmatic randomized controlled trial

Duggleby W, Ploeg J, McAiney C, Peacock S, Fisher K, Ghosh S, Markle-Reid M, Swindle J, Williams A, Triscott J A C, Forbes D A, Ruiz K J.

(2018) Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20, 6:e10484 doi: 10.2196/10484

Keywords: carers, dementia, treatment, internet

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Relates to ACHRU study 5: Transition Intervention for Caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s and MCC

 

A web-based intervention to help caregivers of older adults with dementia and multiple chronic conditions: A qualitative study

Ploeg J, McAiney C, Duggleby W, Chambers T, Lam A, Peacock S, Fisher K, Forbes D A, Ghosh S, Markle-Reid M, Triscott J, Williams A.

(2018) Journal of Medical Internet Research  doi:10.2196/aging.8475

Keywords: Internet, web-based interventions, qualitative research, caregivers, aged, dementia, multiple chronic conditions

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Relates to ACHRU study 5: Transition Intervention for Caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s and MCC

 

Overcoming recruitment challenges for securing a survey sample of caregivers of community-dwelling older adults with multiple chronic conditions

Williams A, Duggleby W, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Moquin H, Yang J.

(2017) Journal of Human Health Research 1(1):16-24 doi:10.14302/issn.2576-9383.jhhr-17-1787

Keywords: sample recruitment, caregivers, multiple chronic conditions, survey research

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Relates to ACHRU study 3: Gender-Based Analysis of Caregivers of Older Adults with MCC

 

Community program improves quality of life and self-management in older adults with diabetes and comorbidity

Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J, Fraser K, Fisher KA, Bartholomew A, Griffith L, Miklavcic J, Gafni A, Thabane L, Upshur R.

(2017) Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) doi:10.1111/jgs.15173

Keywords: type 2 diabetes mellitus, comorbidity, older adults, self‐management, community‐based program

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Relates to ACHRU study 6: Self-Management among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and MCC

 

Gender and sex differences in carers' health, burden and work outcomes: Canadian carers of community-dwelling older people with multiple chronic conditions

Williams A, Wang L, Duggleby W, Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J. 

(2017) International Journal of Care and Caring, 1(3), 331-349. doi: 10.1332/239788217X15079062338928

Keywords: carer burden, gender, sex, work interference

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Relates to ACHRU study 3: Gender-Based Analysis of Caregivers of Older Adults with MCC

 

Study protocol: Pragmatic randomized controlled trial of an internet-based intervention (My Tools 4 Care) for family carers

Duggleby W, Ploeg J, McAiney C, Fisher K, Swindle J, Chambers T, Ghosh S, Peacock S, Markle-Reid M, Triscott J, Williams A, Forbes D, Pollard L.

(2017) BMC Geriatrics, 17:181. doi: 10.1186/s12877-017-0581-6

Keywords: carers, dementia, pragmatic trial, online intervention

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Relates to ACHRU study 5: Transition Intervention for Caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s and MCC

 

Web-Based interventions to improve mental health, general caregiving outcomes, and general health for informal caregivers of adults with chronic conditions living in the community: Rapid evidence review

Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Valaitis R, McAiney C, Duggleby W, Bartholomew A, Sherifali D.

(2017) Journal of Medical Internet Research, 19(7) doi:10.2196/jmir.7564

Keywords: Internet, review, chronic disease, adult, caregivers

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Relates to ACHRU study 11: Online Interventions for Family Caregivers

 

Feelings of distance and proximity: Exploring the emotional geographies of men caregiving for family members with multiple chronic conditions

Giesbrecht M, Williams A, Duggleby W, Sethi B, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M.

(2017) Social and Cultural Geography, 1-21. doi: 10.1080/14649365.2017.1347957

Keywords: emotions, family caregiving, relationships, men, Canada

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Relates to ACHRU study 3: Gender-Based Analysis of Caregivers of Older Adults with MCC

 

Older adult spouses with multiple chronic conditions: Challenges, rewards, and coping strategies

Peacock S, Sethi G, Williams A, Duggleby W, Bayly M, Swindle J, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M.

(2017) Canadian Journal on Aging. Volume 36, Issue 2 June 2017, pp. 209-222 doi: 10.1017/S0714980817000095

Keywords: aging, family, caregiving, multiple chronic conditions, interpretive description

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Relates to ACHRU study 3: Gender-Based Analysis of Caregivers of Older Adults with MCC

 

The ACHRU-CPP versus usual care for older adults with type-2 diabetes and multiple chronic conditions and their family caregivers: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J, Fraser K, Fisher K, Akhtar-Danesh N, Bartholomew A, Gafni A, Gruneir A, Hirst S, Kaasalainen S, Kelly Stradiotto C, Miklavcic J, Rojas-Fernandez C, Sadowski C, Thabane L, Triscott J, Upshur R.

(2017) Trials.18:55 doi: 10.1186/s13063-017-1795-9

Keywords: type-2 diabetes mellitus, randomized controlled trial, pragmatic, hybrid effectiveness-implementation design, self-management, group-based programs, community-based settings, health-related quality of life, older adults

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Relates to ACHRU study 6: Self-Management among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and MCC

 

Managing multiple chronic conditions in the community: a Canadian qualitative study of the experiences of older adults, family caregivers and healthcare providers

Ploeg J, Matthew-Maich N, Fraser K, Dufour S, McAiney C, Kaasalainen S, Markle-Reid M, Upshur R, Emili A.

(2017) BMC Geriatrics. 17:40. doi: 10.1186/s12877-017-0431-6

Keywords: multimorbidity, older persons, caregivers, healthcare providers, primary care, home care, qualitative research

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Relates to ACHRU study 1: Managing Multiple Chronic Conditions (MCC)

 

Patterns of health service use in community living older adults with dementia and comorbid conditions: A population-based retrospective cohort study in Ontario, Canada

Griffith L, Gruneir A, Fisher K, Panwani D, Gandhi S, Sheng L, Gafni A, Patterson C, Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J.

(2016) BMC Geriatrics. 16:177. doi: 10.1186/s12877-016-0351-x

Keywords: dementia, community-living older adults, health service utilization, health service costs, comorbidity

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Relates to ACHRU study 2: Correlates, Health Outcomes and Costs Associated with MCC

 

Comorbidity and its relationship with health service use and cost in community-living older adults with diabetes: A population-based study in Ontario, Canada

Fisher K, Griffith L, Gruneir A, Panjwani D, Gandhi S, Sheng L, Gafni A, Patterson C, Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J.

(2016) Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 122, 113-123. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2016.10.009

Keywords: diabetes, community-living older adults, health service utilization, Health service costs, comorbidity, multimorbidity

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Relates to ACHRU study 2: Correlates, Health Outcomes and Costs Associated with MCC

 

Increasing comorbidity and health services utilization in older adults with prior stroke

Gruneir A, Griffith L, Fisher K, Panwani D, Gandi S, Sheng L, Patterson C, Gafni A, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M.

(2016) Neurology. vol. 87 no. 20 2091-2098.

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Relates to ACHRU study 2: Correlates, Health Outcomes and Costs Associated with MCC

 

Exploring the daily geographies of diverse men caregiving for family members with multiple chronic conditions

Giesbrecht M, Williams A, Duggleby W, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M.

(2016) Gender, Place & Culture. 23(11), 1586-1598. doi: 10.1080/0966369X.2016.1219329

Keywords: men, caregiving, diversity, geographies of care, intersectionality, multiple chronic conditions

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Relates to ACHRU study 3: Gender-Based Analysis of Caregivers of Older Adults with MCC

 

Designing, implementing and evaluating mobile health technologies for managing chronic conditions in older adults: A scoping review

Matthew-Maich N, Harris L, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Valaitis R, Ibrahim S, Gafni A, Isaacs S.

(2016) Journal of Medical Internet Research. 4(2):e29. doi: 10.2196/mhealth.5127

Keywords: telemedicine, mobile health, health plan implementations, evaluation studies as topic, design, mHealth innovations, frail elderly, older adults, multiple chronic conditions, home care services, scoping review, communication, information communication technologies

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Relates to ACHRU study 4: Supporting Mobile Health Technologies for Stroke Survivors with MCC

 

Factors influencing changes in health related quality of life of caregivers of persons with multiple chronic conditions

Duggleby W, Williams A, Ghosh S, Moquin H, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Peacock S. A.

(2016) Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 14:81. doi: 10.1186/s12955-016-0486-7

Keywords: caregivers, quality of life, general self efficacy, gender identity

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Relates to ACHRU study 3: Gender-Based Analysis of Caregivers of Older Adults with MCC 

 

The Aging, Community and Health Research Unit—Community Partnership Program for older adults with type 2 diabetes and multiple chronic conditions: A feasibility study

Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J, Fisher K, Reimer H, Kaasalainen S, Gafni A, Gruneir A, Kirkconnell R, Marzouk S, Akhtar-Danesh N, Thabane L, Rojas-Fernandez C, Upshur R.

(2016) Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 2016 2:24 doi: 10.1186/s40814-016-0063-1

Keywords: nurse-led intervention, older adults, feasibility study, diabetes self-management, community-based care, interdisciplinary

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Relates to ACHRU study 6: Self-Management among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and MCC

 

A Canadian qualitative study exploring the diversity of the experience of family caregivers of older adults with multiple chronic conditions using a social location perspective

Williams A, Sethi B, Duggleby W, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Peacock S, Ghosh S.

(2016) International Journal for Equity in Health. 15(40). doi: 10.1186/s12939-016-0328-6.

Keywords: elderly, multiple chronic conditions, informal caregivers

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Relates to ACHRU study 3: Gender-Based Analysis of Caregivers of Older Adults with MCC

 

Comorbidity burden and health services use in community-living older adults with diabetes mellitus: A retrospective cohort study

Gruneir A, Markle-Reid M, Fisher K, Reimer H, Ploeg J.

(2016) Canadian Journal of Diabetes. Feb; 40(1):35-42. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjd.2015.09.002

Keywords: community living, comorbidity, diabetes, health service utilization, older adults

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Relates to ACHRU study 6: Self-Management among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and MCC

 

An interprofessional nurse-led mental health promotion intervention for older home care clients with depressive symptoms

Markle-Reid M, McAiney C, Forbes D, Thabane L, Gibson M, Browne G, Hoch JS, Peirce T, Busing B.

(2014) BMC Geriatrics. 14:62. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2318-14-62

Keywords: nurse-led interventions, home care, interdisciplinary, depression management, older adults, clinical effectiveness

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Relates to ACHRU study 9: Community Assets Supporting Transitions (CAST) 

 

ACHRU Trainee Publications

Self-report tools for assessing physical activity in community-living older adults with multiple chronic conditions: A systematic review of psychometric properties and feasibility

Garnett A, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Strachan P.

(In Press) Canadian Journal on Aging

 

Understanding the complexity of diabetes and urinary incontinence in older adults receiving home care services: Protocol for a mixed methods study

Northwood M, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Sherifali D.

(2019) International Journal of Qualitative Methods https://doi.org/10.1177/1609406919852000

Keywords: mixed methods, interpretive description, protocol, older adults, home care, nursing, interRAI

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Nurses' experiences in caring for older adults with responsive behaviors of dementia in acute care

Yous M, Ploeg J, Kaasalainen S, Schindel Martin L.

(2019) SAGE Open Nursing. https://doi.org/10.1177/2377960819834127 

Keywords: dementia, responsive behaviors, nurses, qualitative research, behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia

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Healthcare professionals’ perceptions of P.I.E.C.E.S. education in supporting care delivery for older adults with responsive behaviours of dementia in acute care

Yous M, Ploeg J, Kaasalainen S, Schindel Martin L.

(2019) Gerontology and Geriatrics Education https://doi.org/10.1080/02701960.2019.1572011

Keywords: dementia education, staff training, healthcare professionals, nurses, responsive behaviours, acute care

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Primary care provider perceptions of enablers and barriers to following guideline recommended laboratory tests to confirm chronic kidney disease: A qualitative descriptive study

Nash D, Garg A, Brimble S, Markle-Reid M.

(2018) BMC Family Practice https://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-018-0879-2

Keywords: chronic kidney disease, laboratory tests, qualitative research, primary care, family medicine, theoretical domains framework

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Self-management of multiple chronic conditions by community-dwelling older adults: A concept analysis

Garnett A, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Strachan P.

(2018) SAGE Open Nursing https://doi.org/10.1177/2377960817752471

Keywords community, concept analysis, multiple chronic conditions, older adults, self-management

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Integrative review of the social determinants of health in older adults with multimorbidity

Northwood M, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Sherifali, D.

(2018) Journal of Advanced Nursing 2018;74:4560. doi:10.1111/jan.13408

Keywords: chronic disease, integrative literature review, intersectionality, multimorbidity, nursing, older adults, social determinants of health

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Quality of care for patients with chronic kidney disease in the primary care setting: A retrospective cohort study from Ontario, Canada

Nash D, Brimble S, Markle-Reid M, McArthur E, Tu K, Nesrallah G E, Grill A, Gang A X.

(2017) Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease, 4, 1-14. doi:10.1177/2054358117703059

Keywords: chronic kidney disease, quality of care, primary care, clinical guidelines, care indicators

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Understanding interprofessional collaboration in the context of chronic disease management for older adults living in communities: A concept analysis

Bookey-Bassett S, Markle-Reid M, Mckey CA, Akhtar-Danesh N.

(2017) Journal of Advanced Nursing. Jan;73(1):71-84. doi: 10.1111/jan.13162

Keywords: chronic disease, community, concept analysis, interprofessional collaboration, nursing, older adults

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A review of instruments to measure IPC for chronic disease management for community-living older adults

Bookey-Bassett S, Markle-Reid M, McKey CA, Akhtar-Danesh N.

(2016) Journal of Interprofessional Care30(2), 201-210. doi:10.3109/13561820.2015.1123233

Keywords: chronic disease management, instruments, interprofessional collaboration, measurement, questionnaires

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Journal Editorials

Nurse-led interventions to promote optimal aging at home for older adults with multimorbidity and their caregivers: Moving the nursing research agenda forward

Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J.

(2016) Canadian Journal of Nursing Research. 48(1), 4-6. https://doi.org/10.1177/0844562116665958

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Depression care management interventions for older adults with depression using home health services: Moving the field forward

Markle-Reid M, McAiney C.

(2016) Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14437

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Relates to ACHRU study 9: Community Assets Supporting Transitions (CAST) 

 

Mainstream Evidence-based Articles

We must do more for seniors coming home from hospital

By Ruta Valaitis and Maureen Markle-Reid

(September 2018) Evidence Network 

 

Stressed and exhausted caregivers need better support

By Jenny Ploeg and Maureen Markle-Reid

(April 5, 2018) The Conversation

 

Other 

An evaluation of the family informal caregiver stroke self-management program

Mores G, McNicoll Whiteman R, Ploeg J, Knobl P, Cahn M, Klaponski L, Lindley A.

(2018) Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences, 45: 660-668. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2018.335.

Keywords: family caregivers, stroke, self-management

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Identifying and understanding the health and social care needs of older adults with multiple chronic conditions and their caregivers: A scoping review

McGilton K S, Vellani S, Yeung L, Chishtie J, Commisso E, Ploeg J, Andrew M K, Ayala A P, Gray M, Morgan, D, Chow A F, Parrott E, Stephens D, Hale L, Keatings M, Walker J, Wodchis W P, Dube V, McElhaney J, Puts M.

(2018) BMC Geriatrics, 18:231. doi: 10.1186/s12877-018-0925-x.

Keywords: scoping review, multimorbidity, older adults, caregivers, health care providers, needs

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Rewards and challenges in caring for older adults with multiple chronic conditions: Perspectives of seniors' mental health case managers

Perrella A, McAiney C, Ploeg J.

(2018) Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 37: 65-70. doi: 10.7870/cjcmh-2018-007

Keywords: multimorbidity, mental health, older adults, qualitative research

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The associations between staffing hours and quality of care indicators in long-term care

Boscart V M, Sidani S, Poss J, Davey M, d'Avernas J, Brown P, Heckman G, Ploeg J, Costa A P.

(2018) BMC Health Services Research, 18:750. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3552-5.

Keywords: long-term care, nursing homes, nursing assistants, quality of care, health care aides

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Mixed methods single-arm repeated measures study evaluating the feasibility of a web-based intervention to support family carers of persons with dementia in long-term care facilities

Duggleby W, Jovel Ruiz K, Ploeg J, McAiney C, Peacock S, Nekolaichuk C, Holyrod-Leduc J, Ghosh S, Brazil K, Swindle J, Forbes D, Woodhead Lyons S, Marmar J, Kaasalainen S, Cottrell L, Paragg J.

(2018) Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 4:165. doi: 10.1186/s40814-018-0356-7.

Keywords: web-based intervention, family carers, dementia, long-term care, hope, grief, self-efficacy, quality of life

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A sustainability oriented and mentored approach to implementing a fall prevention guideline in acute care over 2 years

Ploeg J, Ireland S, Cziraki K, Northwood M, Zecevic A, Davies B, Murray M A, Higuchi K.

(2018) Sage Open Nursing, 4, 1-17. doi: 10.1177/2377960818775433

Keywords: application of evidence, best practices, business concepts, geriatrics, hospital, injury prevention, practice, practice, prevention, research

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Psychometric evaluation of the Team Member Perspectives of Person-Centered Care (TM-PCC) Survey for long-term care homes

Boscart V, Davey M, Ploeg J, Heckman G, Dupuis S, d'Avernas J, Luh Kim J, Brown P, Sidani S.

(2018) Healthcare, 6, 59; doi: 10.3390/healthcare6020059.  

Keywords: psychometric properties, long-term care homes, person-centered care, long-term care, care quality, measurement

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Community service provider perceptions of implementing older adult fall prevention in Ontario, Canada: a qualitative study

Dykeman C, Markle-Reid M, Boratto L, Bowes C, Gagne H, McGugan J, Orr-Shaw S.

(2018) BMC Geriatrics 18:34 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-018-0725-3

Keywords: fall prevention, implementation, community, services, public health

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Implementation and maintenance of patient navigation programs linking primary care with community-based health and social services: a scoping literature review

Valaitis R, Carter N, Lam A, Nicholl J, Feather J, Cleghorn L.

(2017) BMC Health Services Research (2017) 17:116 doi 10.1186/s12913-017-2046-1

Keywords: primary care, primary healthcare, community, social services, social care, systems navigation, patient navigation, care coordination, implementation, scoping literature review

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Cost-effectiveness analysis of a multifactorial fall prevention intervention in older home care clients at risk for falling

Isaranuwatchai W, Perdrizet J, Markle-Reid M, Hoch J S.

(2017) BMC Geriatrics doi: 10.1186/s12877-017-0599-9

Keywords: cost-effectiveness analysis, fall prevention, age, older adults, multifactorial intervention

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Identifying and understanding the health and social care needs of older adults with multiple chronic conditions and their caregivers: A protocol for a scoping review

Commissio E, McGilton K, Ayala A P, Andrew M K, Bergman H, Beaudet L, Dube V, Gray M, Hale L, Keatings M, Marshall E G, McElhaney J, Morgan D, Parrott E, Ploeg, J, Sampalli T, Stephens D, Vedel I, Walker J, Wodchis W P, Puts M T E.

(2017). BMJ Open, 7: e018247. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018247

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Interventions to prevent or reduce the level of frailty in community-dwelling older adults: A scoping review of the literature and international policies

Puts M T E, Toubasi S, Andrew M, Ashe M C, Ploeg J, Atkinson E, Ayala A P, Roy A, Monforte M R, Bergman H, McGilton K S.

(2017) Age and Ageing, 46, 383-392. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afw247

Keywords: scoping review, frail elderly, interventions, physical activity, nutrition, older people

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Primary care physicians' perspectives on facilitating older patients' access to community support services: Qualitative case study

Ploeg J, Denton M, Hutchison B, McAiney C, Moore A, Brazil K, Tindale J, Lam A.

(2017) Canadian Family Physician, 63(1), e31-e43. PMC5257237

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An exploration of experts’ perceptions on the use of interprofessional education to support collaborative practice in the care of community-living older adults

Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Fisher A, Bookey-Bassett S, Chambers T, Kennedy L, Morsy M, Dufour S.

(2017) Journal of Interprofessional, Care 1-10. doi.org/10.1080/13561820.2017.1347610

Keywords: aging, collaboration, community health, interprofessional education, qualitative study

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Collaborative leadership and the implementation of community-based fall prevention initiatives: A multiple case study of public health practice within community groups

Markle-Reid M, Dykeman C, Ploeg J, Stradiotto C K, Andrews A, Bonomo S, Orr-Shaw S, Salker N.

(2017) BMC Health Services, 17:141. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2089-3

Keywords: collaborative leadership collective impact, older adults, fall prevention, public health, qualitative, case study

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Primary health care providers' perspectives on facilitating older patients' access to community support services

Ploeg J, Denton M, Hutchison B, McAiney C, Moore A, Brazil K, Tindale J, Wu A, Lam A.

(2016) Canadian Journal on Aging, 35(4), 499-512. doi: 10.1017/S0714980816000568

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The association between caregiver well-being and care provided to persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders

Hazzan A A, Shannon H, Ploeg J, Raina P, Gitlin L N, Oremus M.

(2016). BMC Research Notes, 9, 344. doi: 10.1186/s13104-016-2150-z

Keywords: well-being, quality-of-life, quality of care, level of care, Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, dementia, caregiving, aging

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Interventions to prevent or reduce the level of frailty in community-dwelling older adults: A protocol for a scoping review of the literature and international policies

Puts M T E, Toubasi S, Atkinson E, Ayala A P, Andrew M, Ashe M C, Bergman H, Ploeg J, McGilton K S.

(2016) BMJ Open, 6(3), e010959. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010959 PMCID: PMC4785293

Keywords: geriatric medicine, community dwelling older adults, frail elderly, scoping review

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Engaging community organizations in fall prevention for older adults: Moving from research to action

Markle-Reid M, Dykeman C, Reimer H, Goodall C, Boratto L, McGugan J.

(2015) Canadian Journal of Public Health. 106(4), 189-196. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.17269/cjph.106.4776

Keywords: fall prevention, community-dwelling, older adults, public health

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Spreading and sustaining best practices for home care of older adults: A grounded theory study

Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Davies B, Higuchi K, Gifford W, Bajnok I, McConnell H, Plenderleith J, Foster S, Bookey-Bassett S.

(2014) Implementation Science. 9(1): 162. doi: 10.1186/s13012-014-0162-4

Keywords: spread, practice guidelines, home care, older adults, grounded theory

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