Réjean Hébert

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Development of indicators to promote measures for the prevention and rehabilitation of functional decline in older people]
    R Hebert
    Faculte de Medecine et des Sciences de la Sante, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 60:463-72. 2012
  2. doi request reprint [Autonomy insurance: An essential innovation in response to the challenges of aging]
    Réjean Hébert
    Université de Sherbrooke Centre de recherche sur le vieillissement, Sherbrooke
    Can J Aging 31:1-11. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Survey disability questionnaire does not generate valid accurate data compared to clinical assessment on an older population
    Réjean Hébert
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 54:e57-62. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a psychoeducative group program for caregivers of demented persons living at home: a randomized controlled trial
    Réjean Hébert
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Quebec, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S58-67. 2003
  5. pmc Frail elderly patients. New model for integrated service delivery
    Réjean Hébert
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke, QC
    Can Fam Physician 49:992-7. 2003
  6. doi request reprint 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with long-term benzodiazepine use among elderly women and men in Quebec
    Dany Fortin
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke University Geriatric Institute, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada J1H 4C4
    J Women Aging 19:37-52. 2007
  8. pmc Relationship between regulatory status, quality of care, and three-year mortality in Canadian residential care facilities: a longitudinal study
    Gina Bravo
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke University Geriatric Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Health Serv Res 37:1181-96. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Correlates of the perceived need for institutionalisation among older adults without cognitive impairment
    Marie France Dubois
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Que, Canada
    Gerontology 54:244-51. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint 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

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. doi request reprint [Development of indicators to promote measures for the prevention and rehabilitation of functional decline in older people]
    R Hebert
    Faculte de Medecine et des Sciences de la Sante, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 60:463-72. 2012
    ..The objective of the study was to estimate the natural decrease of autonomy in beneficiaries of home care services and nursing homes...
  2. doi request reprint [Autonomy insurance: An essential innovation in response to the challenges of aging]
    Réjean Hébert
    Université de Sherbrooke Centre de recherche sur le vieillissement, Sherbrooke
    Can J Aging 31:1-11. 2012
    ..This benefit would be established following a standardized assessment of functional autonomy achieved by the case manager who will manage the services and control their quality...
  3. doi request reprint Survey disability questionnaire does not generate valid accurate data compared to clinical assessment on an older population
    Réjean Hébert
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 54:e57-62. 2012
    ..This study aimed to verify the concurrent validity of a survey questionnaire version of a disability instrument (SMAF) administered by lay interviewers, compared to the original SMAF rating scale completed by clinicians...
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a psychoeducative group program for caregivers of demented persons living at home: a randomized controlled trial
    Réjean Hébert
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Quebec, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S58-67. 2003
    ..To test the efficacy of a psychoeducative group program for informal caregivers of persons with dementia...
  5. pmc Frail elderly patients. New model for integrated service delivery
    Réjean Hébert
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke, QC
    Can Fam Physician 49:992-7. 2003
    ..Given the complex needs of frail older people and the multiplicity of care providers and services, care for this clientele lacks continuity...
  6. doi request reprint 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with long-term benzodiazepine use among elderly women and men in Quebec
    Dany Fortin
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke University Geriatric Institute, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada J1H 4C4
    J Women Aging 19:37-52. 2007
    ..Other factors such as elderly and physician attitudes deserve further study to explain differences in long-term benzodiazepine use between elderly women and men...
  8. pmc Relationship between regulatory status, quality of care, and three-year mortality in Canadian residential care facilities: a longitudinal study
    Gina Bravo
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke University Geriatric Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Health Serv Res 37:1181-96. 2002
    ..To compare the mortality rate in regulated and unregulated facilities, controlling for confounding variables, and investigate the effect of care quality on residents' length of survival...
  9. doi request reprint Correlates of the perceived need for institutionalisation among older adults without cognitive impairment
    Marie France Dubois
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Que, Canada
    Gerontology 54:244-51. 2008
    ..Not many studies target caregivers of people without dementia; even fewer have been interested in the older adult's own perceived need...
  10. ncbi request reprint 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...
  11. doi request reprint Yearly transitions of disability profiles in older people living at home
    Michel Raîche
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke University Geriatrics Institute, 1036 Belvedere Sud, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 4C4, Canada
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 55:399-405. 2012
    ..Disability-based case-mix classifications identify meaningful groups of older people; yet transitions between profiles are mostly unknown...
  12. doi request reprint Is there agreement between Canadian older adults and their primary informal caregivers on behaviour towards institutionalisation?
    Marie France Dubois
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    Health Soc Care Community 17:610-8. 2009
    ..In this regard, health professionals could play a role in bringing the issue to discussion...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physical health and mental disorder in elderly suicide: a case-control study
    Michel Preville
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Aging Ment Health 9:576-84. 2005
    ..Our findings suggest that detection of psychiatric disorders, mainly depression, must be included in late life suicide prevention strategies...
  14. pmc Meeting the home-care needs of disabled older persons living in the community: does integrated services delivery make a difference?
    Nicole Dubuc
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001 12th Avenue North, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1H 5N4, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 11:67. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the impact of this ISD network on unmet needs among disabled older persons living in the community...
  15. doi request reprint 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Assisted self-report of health-services use showed excellent reliability in a longitudinal study of older adults
    Marie France Dubois
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:1040-5. 2007
    ..Self-report is the most accessible and cost-effective method to collect information on their use. It is thus important to demonstrate the reliability of this approach...
  17. ncbi request reprint Postural stability in the elderly: empirical confirmation of a theoretical model
    Hélène Corriveau
    Research Centre on Aging, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, 1036 Belvedere Sud, Sherbrooke, Que, J1H 4C4, Canada
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 39:163-77. 2004
    ..The indirect action of the different systems on the COP-COM amplitude supports the systems theory...
  18. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Application of a case-mix classification based on the functional autonomy of the residents for funding long-term care facilities
    Michel Tousignant
    Research Center on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Age Ageing 32:60-6. 2003
    ..This classification can be used to change the funding system to base it on the functional autonomy characteristics of the residents...
  20. ncbi request reprint [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...
  21. pmc Integrated service delivery networks for seniors: early perceptions of family physicians
    Linda Milette
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke, QC
    Can Fam Physician 51:1104-5. 2005
    ..To document the early perceptions of family physicians regarding integrated service delivery (ISD) networks a few weeks before and 6 months after establishing these networks and to identify obstacles to using case managers...
  22. ncbi request reprint PRISMA-7: a case-finding tool to identify older adults with moderate to severe disabilities
    Michel Raîche
    Research Center on Aging, Sherbrooke University Geriatrics Institute, 1036 Belvedere Sud, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 4C4, Canada
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 47:9-18. 2008
    ..3% and 74.7%, respectively. These validity indices support the use of this questionnaire in identifying older persons with potential moderate to severe disabilities with a view to referring them for more comprehensive assessment...
  23. doi request reprint 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Public long-term care insurance: a way to ensure sustainable continuity of care for frail older people
    Réjean Hébert
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Research Centre on Aging, Universite de Sherbrooke
    Healthc Pap 11:69-75; discussion 86-91. 2011
    ..Funding reform of long-term care would prioritize home care and optimize the functioning of integrated care to improve support for frail older people...
  27. ncbi request reprint 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Factors associated with short- and long-term use of benzodiazepines in the elderly from Quebec]
    Dany Fortin
    Faculté de médecine de l Université de Sherbrooke et Centre de recherche sur le vieillissement de l Institut universitaire de geriatrie de Sherbrooke, 1036 rue Belvedere sud, Sherbrooke, QC, J1H 4C4, Canada
    Can J Aging 24:103-13. 2005
    ..In this study, we were unable to show a difference between the two groups of users with regards to the risk factors studied. This result leads us to conclude that prevention of long-term use must be aimed at all new benzodiazepine users...
  30. doi request reprint Identifying psychosocial variables for home care services and how to measure them
    Nathalie Delli-Colli
    a University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Home Health Care Serv Q 32:197-217. 2013
    ..Eighty-three percent of the variables selected could be measured with five instruments identified by the focus group experts. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-impairment-free life expectancy for Canadian seniors
    Marie France Dubois
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Sherbrooke, and Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 22:327-33. 2006
    ....
  32. pmc The effectiveness of the PRISMA integrated service delivery network: preliminary report on methods and baseline data
    Réjean Hébert
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke University Geriatrics Institute Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada
    Int J Integr Care 8:e03. 2008
    ..The objective of this paper is to present the methodology and give baseline data on the study participants...
  33. ncbi request reprint Correlates of suicide in the older adult population in Quebec
    Michel Preville
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:91-105. 2005
    ..This result leads us to interpret with caution the conclusion of some studies suggesting that physical frailty is a major causal factor associated with suicide among the elderly...
  34. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of postural stability in the elderly with stroke
    Hélène Corriveau
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, 1036 Rue Belvédère S, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 4C4, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1095-101. 2004
    ..To compare clinical and biomechanical measures of balance in elderly stroke patients with those of healthy elderly people...
  35. ncbi request reprint A prospective evaluation of the Charlson Comorbidity Index for use in long-term care patients
    Gina Bravo
    Research Centre, Sherbrooke University Geriatric Institute, Sherbrooke, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:740-5. 2002
    ..This study examined the prognostic value of the Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) in predicting 3-year mortality and functional decline in the LTC setting and compared its prognostic value to that of two data-derived comorbidity indices...