Johanne Desrosiers

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Could questions on activities of daily living estimate grip strength of older adults living independently in the community?
    Jessica Simard
    Health and Social Services Centre, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada J1H 4C4
    J Aging Res 2012:427109. 2012
  2. pmc Rehabilitation needs for older adults with stroke living at home: perceptions of four populations
    Claude Vincent
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration CIRRIS, Institut de Réadaptation en Déficience Physique de Québec, 525, Wilfrid Hamel Blvd East, Québec Québec, G1M 2S8, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 7:20. 2007
  3. pmc Prevalence of physical and verbal aggressive behaviours and associated factors among older adults in long-term care facilities
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 5:13. 2005
  4. ncbi Validity of the Assessment of Life Habits in older adults
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 36:177-82. 2004
  5. ncbi Social participation of older adults in Quebec
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:406-12. 2004
  6. ncbi Arm and leg impairments and disabilities after stroke rehabilitation: relation to handicap
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute and Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Rehabil 17:666-73. 2003
  7. ncbi Geriatric day hospital: who improves the most?
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Research Centre on Aging, 1036 Belvedere Sud, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 4C4
    Can J Aging 23:217-29. 2004
  8. ncbi Short-term changes in and predictors of participation of older adults after stroke following acute care or rehabilitation
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Research Center on Aging, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 22:288-97. 2008
  9. ncbi Effect of a home leisure education program after stroke: a randomized controlled trial
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Research Centre on Aging, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1095-100. 2007
  10. ncbi Muriel Driver Memorial Lecture. Participation and occupation
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Family Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 4C4
    Can J Occup Ther 72:195-204. 2005

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Publications98

  1. pmc Could questions on activities of daily living estimate grip strength of older adults living independently in the community?
    Jessica Simard
    Health and Social Services Centre, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada J1H 4C4
    J Aging Res 2012:427109. 2012
    ..Further studies are needed to identify other information that could help to better estimate grip strength for use in epidemiological surveys...
  2. pmc Rehabilitation needs for older adults with stroke living at home: perceptions of four populations
    Claude Vincent
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration CIRRIS, Institut de Réadaptation en Déficience Physique de Québec, 525, Wilfrid Hamel Blvd East, Québec Québec, G1M 2S8, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 7:20. 2007
    ..The emphasis was put on needs that act as obstacles to social participation in terms of personal factors, environmental factors and life habits, from the point of view of four target populations...
  3. pmc Prevalence of physical and verbal aggressive behaviours and associated factors among older adults in long-term care facilities
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 5:13. 2005
    ..AB is associated with increased health care costs due to staff turnover and absenteeism...
  4. ncbi Validity of the Assessment of Life Habits in older adults
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 36:177-82. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi Social participation of older adults in Quebec
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:406-12. 2004
    ..The study also explored relationships between social participation and some personal and environmental characteristics...
  6. ncbi Arm and leg impairments and disabilities after stroke rehabilitation: relation to handicap
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute and Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Rehabil 17:666-73. 2003
    ..1) To examine the relationships between measures of impairment and disability for the arm and leg with a measure of handicap and (2) to identify the impairment or disability most strongly related to handicap situations...
  7. ncbi Geriatric day hospital: who improves the most?
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Research Centre on Aging, 1036 Belvedere Sud, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 4C4
    Can J Aging 23:217-29. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi Short-term changes in and predictors of participation of older adults after stroke following acute care or rehabilitation
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Research Center on Aging, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 22:288-97. 2008
    ..Although considered an important rehabilitation outcome, little is known about participation after stroke and its predictors, and about the differences associated with the types of services provided following stroke...
  9. ncbi Effect of a home leisure education program after stroke: a randomized controlled trial
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Research Centre on Aging, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1095-100. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effect of a leisure education program on participation in and satisfaction with leisure activities (leisure-related outcomes), and well-being, depressive symptoms, and quality of life (primary outcomes) after stroke...
  10. ncbi Muriel Driver Memorial Lecture. Participation and occupation
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Family Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 4C4
    Can J Occup Ther 72:195-204. 2005
  11. doi Comparison and correlates of participation in older adults without disabilities
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Department of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Université de Sherbrooke 3001, 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1H 5N4
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:397-403. 2009
    ..This reduction in participation in very old adults was not accompanied by a decrease in satisfaction, supporting the hypothesis that they can participate satisfactorily in valued activities...
  12. ncbi Participation in daily activities and social roles of older adults with visual impairment
    Johanne Desrosiers
    School of Rehabilitation, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 31:1227-34. 2009
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  13. ncbi Effectiveness of unilateral and symmetrical bilateral task training for arm during the subacute phase after stroke: a randomized controlled trial
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Rehabil 19:581-93. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of an arm training programme combining repetition of unilateral and symmetrical bilateral tasks for people in the subacute phase after stroke...
  14. ncbi Comparison of changes in upper and lower extremity impairments and disabilities after stroke
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Research Centre of Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Rehabil Res 26:109-16. 2003
    ....
  15. ncbi Comparison of two functional independence scales with a participation measure in post-stroke rehabilitation
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 4C4, Canada
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 37:157-72. 2003
    ....
  16. ncbi Predictors of long-term participation after stroke
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, 1036 Belvedere Sud, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1H 4C4
    Disabil Rehabil 28:221-30. 2006
    ..1) To explore factors that predict long-term participation after stroke (2-4 years after discharge from rehabilitation), and (2) to determine factors that predict both short- and long-term participation...
  17. ncbi The role of activity restriction in poststroke depressive symptoms
    Philippe Landreville
    School of Psychology, Université Lava and Research Center, Centre hospitalier affilié universitarire de Québec, Quebec, Canada
    Rehabil Psychol 54:315-22. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the relation between activity restriction and depressive symptoms in stroke survivors during the period following discharge from the hospital...
  18. doi Health-related and subjective quality of life of older adults with visual impairment
    Judith Renaud
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 32:899-907. 2010
    ..To document health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and subjective quality of life (SQOL) and explore their correlates in older adults seeking services for visual impairment (VI)...
  19. doi Burden of caregivers of people with stroke: evolution and predictors
    Claude Vincent
    Rehabilitation Department, Universite Laval, Quebec, Que, Canada
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:456-64. 2009
    ..This study compares the evolution of burden of two groups of caregivers of people with a recent stroke who returned home after discharge from two different types of health care facilities...
  20. doi Visuoperceptual deficits and participation in older adults after stroke
    Audrée Jeanne Beaudoin
    School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Aust Occup Ther J 60:260-6. 2013
    ....
  21. doi Responsiveness of mobility, daily living, and instrumental activities of daily living outcome measures for geriatric rehabilitation
    Louise Demers
    School of Rehabilitation, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:233-40. 2010
    ....
  22. pmc Identification of rehabilitation needs after a stroke: an exploratory study
    Lise R Talbot
    Nursing Department, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001, 12e Avenue Nord, J1H 5N4 Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:53. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the rehabilitation needs of this clientele from their hospitalization to their reintegration into the community...
  23. ncbi Participation after stroke compared to normal aging
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, 1036 Belvedere South, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 4C4, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 37:353-7. 2005
    ..To examine the reduction in participation of people who have had a stroke compared with healthy people with normal aging...
  24. doi Differences in participation according to specific cognitive deficits following a stroke
    Chantal Viscogliosi
    Research Center on Aging, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Appl Neuropsychol 18:117-26. 2011
    ..Looking carefully at individual domains of activities and roles provides essential information in guiding rehabilitation interventions aimed at enhancing participation after discharge...
  25. ncbi Outcomes during and after inpatient rehabilitation: comparison between adults and older adults
    Suzanne Gosselin
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, 1036 Belvedere Sud, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 40:55-60. 2008
    ..To compare changes on biopsychosocial variables between adults (< 65 years) and older adults (> or = 65 years) during and after an inpatient rehabilitation program...
  26. doi Coping strategies and social participation in older adults
    Louise Demers
    School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Gerontology 55:233-9. 2009
    ..Although restrictions in participation in normal aging have been recognized, little research has been done to study the coping strategies used to alleviate those restrictions...
  27. ncbi Long-term changes in participation after stroke
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Department of Rehabilitation, Research Center on Aging, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Top Stroke Rehabil 13:86-96. 2006
    ....
  28. doi Participation after a stroke: changes over time as a function of cognitive deficits
    Chantal Viscogliosi
    Research Center on Aging, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, 1036 Belvedere South, Sherbrooke Québec J1H 4C4, Canada
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:336-43. 2011
    ..These results indicate that when returning to the community after a stroke, positive changes in participation over time are possible even with cognitive deficits...
  29. doi Efficacy of supervised Tai Chi exercises versus conventional physical therapy exercises in fall prevention for frail older adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Michel Tousignant
    Research Centre on Aging, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 35:1429-35. 2013
    ..To compare the effectiveness of supervised Tai Chi exercises versus the conventional physical therapy exercises in a personalized rehabilitation program in terms of the incidence and severity of falls in a frail older population...
  30. doi The effect of supervised Tai Chi intervention compared to a physiotherapy program on fall-related clinical outcomes: a randomized clinical trial
    Michel Tousignant
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 34:196-201. 2012
    ....
  31. pmc Do quality of life, participation and environment of older adults differ according to level of activity?
    Melanie Levasseur
    Research Centre on Aging, Health and Social Services Centre University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke CSSS IUGS, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:30. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi Kinematic analysis of upper limbs and trunk movement during bilateral movement after stroke
    Sylvie Messier
    School of Rehabilitation, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1463-70. 2006
    ..To compare the kinematics of the upper limbs and trunk during unilateral and parallel bilateral tasks in subjects with hemiparesis and control subjects...
  33. doi Subjective Quality-of-Life Predictors for Older Adults with Physical Disabilities
    Melanie Levasseur
    Research Centre on Aging, Health and Social Services Centre, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Sherbrook, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 87:830-41. 2008
    ..To study changes in quality of life (QOL) and to explore predictors of QOL of community-dwelling older adults with physical disabilities...
  34. doi Impact of PRISMA, a coordination-type integrated service delivery system for frail older people in Quebec (Canada): A quasi-experimental study
    Réjean Hébert
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:107-18. 2010
    ..To evaluate the impact of a coordination-type integrated service delivery (ISD) model on health, satisfaction, empowerment, and services utilization of frail older people...
  35. ncbi Disability-based classification system for older people in integrated long-term care services: the Iso-SMAF profiles
    Nicole Dubuc
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, 1036 Belvedere Sud, Sherbrooke, Que, Canada J1H 4C4
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 42:191-206. 2006
    ..The conclusion recommends their use for planning, managing and predicting LTC service needs in an integrated care system...
  36. ncbi Changes in participation level after spouse's first stroke and relationship to burden and depressive symptoms
    Annie Rochette
    School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Cerebrovasc Dis 24:255-60. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to document changes in participation level over time and explore associations between changes in participation level, burden and depressive symptoms for spouses of people who had had a first stroke...
  37. doi Multifaceted impact evaluation of a day hospital compared to hospitalization on symptoms, social participation, service satisfaction and costs associated to service use
    Nadine Larivière
    Ecole de readaptation, Université de Sherbrooke and Centre de recherche Fernand Seguin, Hopital Louis H Lafontaine, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract 15:228-40. 2011
    ..This study compared clinical and functional changes, satisfaction with services and costs associated to service use, in participants treated in a day hospital for adults and seniors organized by diagnostic groups, with clients hospitalised...
  38. ncbi Provision of rehabilitation services in Québec following stroke: a comparative survey conducted by postal questionnaire
    Claude Vincent
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration, Institut de Réadaptation en Déficience Physique de Québec, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Aging 29:193-203. 2010
    ..Somewhat unexpectedly, for four capability-related interventions and two social-participation-related interventions, there appear to be more active rehabilitation services offered in regions with rural areas than in metropolitan regions...
  39. ncbi Assembling a toolkit to measure geriatric rehabilitation outcomes
    Louise Demers
    Research Centre, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 84:460-72. 2005
    ..To gather and assemble relevant patient-based outcome measures with emphasis placed on the older adults' level of functioning and activity performance...
  40. doi Association between daily activities following stroke rehabilitation and social role functioning upon return to the community
    Michelle Plante
    Centre de Recherche de l Institut de Gériatrie de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Top Stroke Rehabil 17:47-57. 2010
    ..To examine the association between independence in daily activities at discharge from rehabilitation and the degree of resumption of social roles 6 months later in older adults with stroke...
  41. ncbi Weight-bearing on the lower limbs in a sitting position during bilateral movement of the upper limbs in post-stroke hemiparetic subjects
    Sylvie Messier
    School of Rehabilitation, Université de Montréal and Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal, Rehabilitation Institute of Montreal, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 37:242-6. 2005
    ..Verify weight-bearing on the feet in a sitting position during pointing in different directions with 1 or both upper limbs...
  42. ncbi [Development of an adapted leisure education program for persons with dementia]
    Hélène Carbonneau
    Centre de recherche sur le vieillissement, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Aging 28:121-34. 2009
    ..This study led to the development of an adapted leisure education program that puts caregiver support in a new perspective, focusing on positive aspects rather than the burden of caregiving...
  43. ncbi Subjective quality of life according to work status following interdisciplinary work rehabilitation consequent to musculoskeletal disability
    Carmen E Moliner
    Department of Rehabilitation, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 17:667-82. 2007
    ..These programs commonly measure pain intensity, physical capacity, perceived disability, distress and return to work...
  44. doi Cognitive appraisal and perceived benefits of dysvascular lower limb amputation: a longitudinal study
    Melanie Couture
    Research Center on Aging, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke CSSS IUGS, 1036 Belvedere Sud, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 4C4, Canada
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:5-11. 2011
    ..Positive appraisal of the amputation is experienced by many people, thus requiring more attention in future research...
  45. ncbi Is social participation associated with quality of life of older adults with physical disabilities?
    Melanie Levasseur
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 26:1206-13. 2004
    ..To explore the relationships between subjective quality of life and social participation of older adults with physical disabilities...
  46. pmc Accomplishment level and satisfaction with social participation of older adults: association with quality of life and best correlates
    Melanie Levasseur
    School of Rehabilitation, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001 12ième avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, QC, J1H 5N4, Canada
    Qual Life Res 19:665-75. 2010
    ....
  47. ncbi Norms for 15- to 34-year-olds for different versions of the finger-to-nose test
    Bonnie R Swaine
    Ecole de readaptation, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1665-9. 2005
    ..To develop norms for the time to execute different versions of the finger-to-nose test (FNT) and to determine the effects of different testing procedures on performance in people aged 15 to 34 years...
  48. doi Predictors of reintegration to normal living in older adults discharged from an intensive rehabilitation program
    Isabelle Bourdeau
    Research Centre on Aging, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Rehabil Res 31:267-74. 2008
    ....
  49. ncbi Validation of a new lower-extremity motor coordination test
    Johanne Desrosiers
    Research Center on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:993-8. 2005
    ..To determine the test-retest reliability and construct validity of a new lower-extremity motor coordination test, the Lower Extremity MOtor COordination Test (LEMOCOT)...
  50. doi Clinical reasoning process underlying choice of teaching strategies: a framework to improve occupational therapists' transfer skill interventions
    Annie Carrier
    School of Rehabilitation, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Aust Occup Ther J 59:355-66. 2012
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to explore the clinical reasoning process of occupational therapists underlying the choice of strategies to teach older adults transfer skills...
  51. ncbi Development and validation of a scale for rating motor compensations used for reaching in patients with hemiparesis: the reaching performance scale
    Mindy F Levin
    School of Rehabilitation, University of Montreal, and Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Institute of Montreal, 6300 Darlington, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3S 2J4
    Phys Ther 84:8-22. 2004
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe the development of a new scale--the Reaching Performance Scale (RPS)--for assessing compensatory movements for upper-extremity reaching in people with hemiparesis secondary to stroke...
  52. doi Use of the LIFE-H in stroke rehabilitation: a structured review of its psychometric properties
    Sabrina Figueiredo
    Faculty of Medicine, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 32:705-12. 2010
    ..This tool measures quality of social participation, an important but under-evaluated aspect of stroke recovery...
  53. ncbi Validation study of a social functioning scale: The social-SMAF (social-Functional Autonomy Measurement System)
    Eugénie Pinsonnault
    Research Centre on Aging, Health and Social Services Centre, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, 1036 Belvedere Street South, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1H 4C4
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 48:40-4. 2009
    ..42), LIFE-H (r=-0.31) and SPS (r=-0.49). These results suggest that the new subscale is a reliable and valid tool for assessing social functioning autonomy of the older adult...
  54. ncbi Actual vs best practice for families post-stroke according to three rehabilitation disciplines
    Annie Rochette
    School of Rehabilitation, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Quebec, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 39:513-9. 2007
    ..To investigate occupational therapists', physiotherapists' and speech language pathologists' family-related rehabilitation practice post-stroke and its association with clinician and environmental variables...
  55. doi Participation of metropolitan, urban and rural community-dwelling older adults
    France Hélène Therrien
    Research Center on Aging, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, 1036 Belvedere Sud, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 51:e52-6. 2010
    ..This suggests that although the environment of older adults living in metropolitan, urban and rural region differs, their level of engagement in daily activities and social roles is similar...
  56. ncbi Revisiting the psychiatric day hospital experience 6 months after discharge: how was the transition and what have clients retained?
    Nadine Larivière
    School of Rehabilitation, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    Psychiatr Q 81:81-96. 2010
    ..The program offered at the day hospital was generally appreciated but management of the waiting time and linkage to outpatient services needed improvement...
  57. ncbi Changes in participation after a mild stroke: quantitative and qualitative perspectives
    Annie Rochette
    School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Top Stroke Rehabil 14:59-68. 2007
    ..CONCLUSION: Results of both methods confirmed significant impact of the stroke on participation level that is persistent even 6 months poststroke...
  58. ncbi Exploring support needed by home health aides in choosing bathing equipment: new challenges for occupational therapy collaboration
    Manon Guay
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada Research Center on Aging, Health and Social Services Center, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    Work 46:263-71. 2013
    ..In Quebec (Canada), home health aides are gradually being involved in choosing bathing equipment for community-dwelling clients with bathing difficulties, a task traditionally performed by occupational therapists...
  59. ncbi Reliability of the LIFE-H satisfaction scale and relationship between participation and satisfaction of older adults with disabilities
    Valérie Poulin
    Institut de Réadaptation en Déficience Physique de Québec, Quebec, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 31:1311-7. 2009
    ..1) in measuring the satisfaction of older adults with disabilities regarding their level of participation and (2) explore the relationships between level of participation and satisfaction with the level of participation achieved...
  60. ncbi Training mobility tasks after stroke with combined mental and physical practice: a feasibility study
    Francine Malouin
    Department of Rehabilitation, Laval University and Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration, Quebec City, PQ, Canada
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 18:66-75. 2004
    ..In contrast, the duration of the performance did not change with training. The results indicate that, in the early stage of learning with MP, changes in limb-loading strategies are a more sensitive measure of performance than is speed...
  61. doi An exploratory study of individual and environmental correlates of fear of falling among community-dwelling seniors
    Johanne Filiatrault
    School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    J Aging Health 21:881-94. 2009
    ..Findings from this study suggest that researchers should adopt an ecological perspective to understanding the phenomenon of fear of falling among seniors and collect data on a broader range of individual and environmental factors...
  62. doi Leisure activities following a lower limb amputation
    Melanie Couture
    Research Centre on Aging, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, 1036, rue Belvedere Sud, Sherbrooke, J1H 4C4 Quebec, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 32:57-64. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to describe leisure activities, leisure satisfaction and constraints on participation in leisure following a unilateral lower limb amputation due to vascular disease...
  63. doi Meaning of quality of life for older adults: importance of human functioning components
    Melanie Levasseur
    Research Centre on Aging, Health and Social Services Centre, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1H 4C4 Canada
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:e91-100. 2009
    ..Other theoretical as well as methodological implications for further QOL study are highlighted...
  64. ncbi Face-name association learning in early Alzheimer's disease: a comparison of learning methods and their underlying mechanisms
    Nathalie Bier
    Research Center on Aging, CSSS Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 18:343-71. 2008
    ..This study suggests that the five methods are effective for new learning of face-name associations in AD. It appears that early AD patients can learn, even in the context of error production and explicit memory conditions...
  65. ncbi A national survey of occupational therapists' practices related to participation post-stroke
    Nicol Korner-Bitensky
    Faculty of Medicine, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 40:291-7. 2008
    ..Secondly, to identify occupational therapists' desired assessment and treatment practices related to participation...
  66. ncbi Economic evaluation of a geriatric day hospital: cost-benefit analysis based on functional autonomy changes
    Michel Tousignant
    Gerontology and Geriatrics Research Centre, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Age Ageing 32:53-9. 2003
    ..to investigate whether the benefits related to a geriatric day hospital programme exceeded the costs, using a cost-benefit analysis based on changes in functional autonomy...
  67. ncbi Dynamic analysis of trunk flexion after stroke
    Sylvie Messier
    School of Rehabilitation, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1619-24. 2004
    ..To quantify trunk movement and lower-extremity weight bearing in patients with stroke-associated hemiparesis compared with healthy subjects...
  68. ncbi Working memory and mental practice outcomes after stroke
    Francine Malouin
    Department of Rehabilitation, Laval University, Quebec City, QC, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:177-83. 2004
    ..To examine the relationship between working memory and motor improvement obtained after a single training session combining mental and physical practice...
  69. ncbi Comparing the Disability Creation Process and International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health models
    Melanie Levasseur
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC
    Can J Occup Ther 74:233-42. 2007
    ..Purpose. Analyse and compare two conceptual models, the Disability Creation Process (DCP) and the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), with particular emphasis on the participation component...
  70. ncbi [Validation of the French translation of the Impact on Participation and Autonomy questionnaire (IPAQ)]
    Valérie Poulin
    Universite McGill, 3654 Promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3G 1Y5
    Can J Occup Ther 77:159-66. 2010
    ....
  71. ncbi Upper-limb function and recovery in the acute phase poststroke
    Johanne Higgins
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:65-76. 2005
    ..The results of this study do not support the belief that recovery of LL function is faster than that of UL...
  72. ncbi Who benefits the most from psychiatric day hospitals? A comparison of three clinical groups
    Nadine Larivière
    School of Rehabilitation, Universite de Sherbrooke, and Centre de Recherche Fernand Seguin, Hopital Louis H Lafontaine, Quebec, Canada
    J Psychiatr Pract 16:93-102. 2010
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  73. ncbi [Heterogeneity of cognitive deficits in Alzheimer's and cognition therapy: research design ]
    Nathalie Bier
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada
    Can J Aging 24:275-84. 2005
    ..The purpose of this article is to discuss this heterogeneity and its impact on methodological characteristics, especially participant selection and research design...
  74. ncbi [Analysis of quality of life concept in the context of older adults with physical disabilities]
    Melanie Levasseur
    Faculté de médecine et des sciences de la santé de l Université de Sherbrooke, QC
    Can J Occup Ther 73:163-77. 2006
    ..The ultimate goal of the occupational therapist is to enhance or maintain a client's quality of life...
  75. ncbi Community occupational therapists' clinical reasoning: identifying tacit knowledge
    Annie Carrier
    School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universite de Sherbrooke, 1036 rue Belvedere sud, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Aust Occup Ther J 57:356-65. 2010
    ..e. their clinical reasoning, can improve intervention efficacy. However, occupational therapists are often uninformed about and neglect the importance of clinical reasoning, which could underoptimise their interventions...
  76. ncbi [Long-term care for the elderly: choice of a clinical managerial system in the context of an integral care network]
    Nicole Dubuc
    Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Centre de recherche sur le vieillissement de l Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Sherbrooke, QC
    Can J Aging 23:35-45. 2004
    ..Finally, it underlines important elements that should be considered in each step of the development of a casemix system in this context...
  77. ncbi [Cognitive training interventions for normal aging, mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's]
    Nathalie Bier
    Faculte de Medecine, Université de Sherbrooke et Centre de recherche sur le vieillissement, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Sherbrooke, Quebec
    Can J Occup Ther 73:26-35. 2006
    ..In this area of practice, the cognitive training intervention aimed more specifically at memory disorders, is a promising intervention for the area of aging and occupational therapy...
  78. ncbi Self-actualization and poststroke rehabilitation
    Melanie Couture
    Research Centre on Ageing, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Rehabil Res 30:111-7. 2007
    ..Further studies are needed to explore the relationship between self-actualization and other outcome measures in poststroke rehabilitation such as depressive symptoms or social participation...
  79. ncbi Criterion validity of a home health aide's algorithm for recommending bathroom equipment
    Manon Guay
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Occup Ther 76:246-56. 2009
    ..However, to increase access to services, the algorithm "Préalables aux soins d'hygiène" (French for "Prerequisites for bathing care") has been developed to be used by trained home health aides to recommend bathroom equipment...
  80. ncbi Participation after stroke: comparing proxies' and patients' perceptions
    Valérie Poulin
    Research Centre on Aging, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 40:28-35. 2008
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  81. doi New learning in dementia: transfer and spontaneous use of learning in everyday life functioning. Two case studies
    Nathalie Bier
    Research Center on Aging, CSSS Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 18:204-35. 2008
    ..Since these aspects are essential to rehabilitation, they should be further explored in order to increase the effectiveness of cognitive interventions...
  82. ncbi Standardized finger-nose test validity for coordination assessment in an ataxic disorder
    Cynthia Gagnon
    Neuromuscular Clinic, Centre de réadaptation en déficience physique, Jonquière, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 31:484-9. 2004
    ..This study explored the convergent and discriminant construct validity of the Standardized Finger-Nose Test (SFNT) in a neuromuscular disorder with ataxic features...
  83. ncbi Effects of weakness on symmetrical bilateral grip force exertion in subjects with hemiparesis
    Anne Martine Bertrand
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en réadaptation du Montréal métropolitain, Site Institut de réadaptation de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec H3S 2J4, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 91:1579-85. 2004
    ..The use of such a strategy by subjects who have had paresis for 1 year reflects a lack of adaptation to their weakness...
  84. ncbi Mobility of wheelchair users: a proposed performance assessment framework
    Francois Routhier
    Centre intersiciplinaire de recherche en réadaptation et intégration sociale, Institut de Réadaptation en Déficience Physique de Québec, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 25:19-34. 2003
    ..This article presents a conceptual framework that suggests a more all-encompassing view of wheelchair mobility performance assessment...
  85. ncbi Bilateral slowing of mentally simulated actions after stroke
    Francine Malouin
    Center for interdisciplinary research in rehabilitation and social integration CIRRIS, IRDPQ, 525 Blvd Hamel east, Quebec City, P Q, Canada, G1M 2S8
    Neuroreport 15:1349-53. 2004
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  86. ncbi Measuring social participation: reliability of the LIFE-H in older adults with disabilities
    Luc Noreau
    Rehabilitation Department, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 26:346-52. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to document the reliability of a participation measure, the Assessment of Life Habits (LIFE-H), in older adults with functional limitations...
  87. ncbi Development of a conceptual framework for the assessment of geriatric rehabilitation outcomes
    Louise Demers
    Research Center, Montreal Geriatric University Institute, Que, Canada
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 38:221-37. 2004
    ..The model has the potential to become a valuable additional tool for outcome assessment, researched and developed specifically for geriatric rehabilitation...
  88. ncbi Development and validation of two new sensory tests of the hand for patients with stroke
    Ruth M Dannenbaum
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en readaptation, Institut de Réadaptation de Montréal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Rehabil 16:630-9. 2002
    ..The STP had four components in which a light or heavy ball was applied passively or held actively...
  89. ncbi Defining spirituality and giving meaning to occupation: the perspective of community-dwelling older adults with autonomy loss
    Jennifer Griffith
    Centre de santé et services sociaux La Pommeraie, Cowansville, Quebec
    Can J Occup Ther 74:78-90. 2007
    ..In the Canadian Model of Occupational Performance, meaningful occupation involves interaction between spirituality and environment. However little research exists on the process of giving meaning to occupation...
  90. ncbi Applicability of a toolkit for geriatric rehabilitation outcomes
    Claudine Auger
    Research Centre, Montreal Geriatric University Institute, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 29:97-109. 2007
    ..Applicability is defined as context- and population-specific pragmatic qualities of an assessment tool such as respondent and examiner burden, score distribution and format compatibility...
  91. ncbi Adaptation process, participation and depression over six months in first-stroke individuals and spouses
    Annie Rochette
    Ecole de readaptation, Universite de Montreal, Montreal Quebec, Canada
    Clin Rehabil 21:554-62. 2007
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  92. ncbi Autosomal recessive spastic ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay: upper extremity aptitudes, functional independence and social participation
    Cynthia Gagnon
    Neuromuscular Clinic, Centre de réadaptation en déficience physique, Jonquière, Québec G7X 7X2, Canada
    Int J Rehabil Res 27:253-6. 2004
    ..Functional independence and social participation showed a decrease performance later on and a high level of variability...
  93. ncbi Reliability and construct validity studies of an obstacle course assessment of wheelchair user performance
    Francois Routhier
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration, Institut de Réadaptation en Déficience Physique de Québec, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Rehabil Res 28:49-56. 2005
    ..Reliability of time and GSE is substantial or better. Reliability of DE is not as good, with a few items indicating poor reliability. OCAWUP's construct validity is good...
  94. ncbi Reliability of maximal static strength measurements of the arms in subjects with hemiparesis
    Anne Martine Bertrand
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en réadaptation du Montréal métropolitain, site Institut de réadaptation de Montréal and école de réadaptation, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal
    Clin Rehabil 21:248-57. 2007
    ..To evaluate the reliability of maximal static strength measurements of five arm muscle groups and of strength ratios (paretic/non-paretic) in subjects with poststroke hemiparesis...
  95. ncbi Older driver retraining: a systematic review of evidence of effectiveness
    Ailene Kua
    McGill University, Faculty of Medicine, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Safety Res 38:81-90. 2007
    ..The safety of older drivers is of growing concern as fatal crashes in this group increase annually. The objective was to systematically and critically appraise the evidence on effectiveness of older driver retraining...
  96. ncbi Non-pharmacological interventions for aggressive behavior in older adults living in long-term care facilities
    Philippe Landreville
    School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:47-73. 2006
    ..This review synthesizes the current knowledge on the effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions in institutional settings...
  97. ncbi Adaptation and coping following a first stroke: a qualitative analysis of a phenomenological orientation
    Annie Rochette
    School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada
    Int J Rehabil Res 29:247-9. 2006
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