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News for A Community Navigation and Rehabilitation Intervention for Stroke Survivors with Multiple Chronic Conditions

Congratulations to Dr. Sue Bookey-Bassett

Published on: July 10, 2018

She recently successfully defended her thesis to earn a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing.

Stroke Outpatients Embrace MyST’s Team Approach and In-Home Visits

Published on: February 13, 2018

If Candace Coe was a quarterback for stroke patients, she’d be coordinating a touchdown for stroke recovery with a new offensive team for outpatients.

MyST Research Summary: A Web-Based App to Support Collaborative Care in Older Adults with Stroke

Published on: January 30, 2018

Researchers are studying a new way of providing outpatient stroke rehabilitation services for older adults with multiple chronic conditions (MCC) and stroke living in the community.

Celebrate Nursing Week 2016 by video on ACHRU key research principles

Published on: May 13, 2016

Did you know one of the key principles of ACHRU research is an inter-professional nurse-led team based approach to patient care? Drs. Maureen Markle-Reid and Jenny Ploeg and the ACHRU research team invite you to celebrate Nursing Week 2016 by watching our video on ACHRU key research principles.

ACHRU Hosts Researchers from the University of Calgary

Published on: February 18, 2016

A collaborative research partnership between the ACHRU and the University of Calgary recently brought two Alberta researchers to McMaster University to learn from each other. Drs. Erica G. Teixeira and Lorraine Venturato spent several days in the ACHRU working with the Ontario-based team.

Research Summary: A Community Navigation and Rehabilitation Intervention for Stroke Survivors with Multiple Chronic Conditions

Published on: October 26, 2015

Most strokes occur in the context of other chronic conditions, such as Type 2 Diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease, which have the potential to negatively affect stroke rehabilitation.

ACHRU Study 7 Video: A Community Navigation and Rehabilitation Intervention for Stroke Survivors with Multiple Chronic Conditions

Published on: September 14, 2015

A new video about Study 7: A Community Navigation and Rehabilitation Intervention for Stroke Survivors with Multiple Chronic Conditions has been added to our YouTube channel.

New video release: ACHRU Key Principles

Published on: August 24, 2015

ACHRU research key principles include a focus on client-centred care, support for the caregivers in their caregiver role, among others.

Mobile Stroke App study creates infographic that explains how the app will support community-based stroke rehabilitation

Published on: January 15, 2015

Designing and Developing a Mobile Health Application to Support Community-Based Stroke Rehabilitation: My Stroke Team (MYST). Nancy Matthew-Maich, Maureen Markle-Reid, Duane Bender, Christy Taberner, Jenny Ploeg, Ruta Valaitis, Amiram Gafni, Lauren Harris.

Optimal aging at home

Published on: August 29, 2014

Not all Canadians who are living longer are living well. Nine out of 10 aged 65 and older are afflicted with a combination of illnesses – diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, dementia and arthritis, among others – that leave them over-doctored and over-medicated while doing little to improve their overall health and functioning.

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