J Ploeg

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A systematic review of interventions for elder abuse
    Jenny Ploeg
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Elder Abuse Negl 21:187-210. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Living alone with dementia: an interpretive phenomenological study with older women
    Lorna de Witt
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 66:1698-707. 2010
  3. doi request reprint What is "elder abuse"? Voices from the margin: the views of underrepresented Canadian older adults
    Jenny Ploeg
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Elder Abuse Negl 25:396-424. 2013
  4. pmc Association between caregiver quality of life and the care provided to persons with Alzheimer's disease: protocol for a systematic review
    Afeez Abiola Hazzan
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:17. 2013
  5. pmc A proposed systems approach to the evaluation of integrated palliative care
    Daryl Bainbridge
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Juravinski Cancer Centre, 699 Concession St, Rm 4 203, Hamilton, ON L8V 5C2 Canada
    BMC Palliat Care 9:8. 2010
  6. pmc Insights about the process and impact of implementing nursing guidelines on delivery of care in hospitals and community settings
    Barbara Davies
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:29. 2008
  7. doi request reprint A case study of a Canadian homelessness intervention programme for elderly people
    Jenny Ploeg
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Health Soc Care Community 16:593-605. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Perceived support needs of family caregivers and implications for a telephone support service
    J Ploeg
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 33:43-61. 2001
  9. doi request reprint Older adults' awareness of community health and support services for dementia care
    Jenny Ploeg
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Canada
    Can J Aging 28:359-70. 2009
  10. pmc Effect of preventive primary care outreach on health related quality of life among older adults at risk of functional decline: randomised controlled trial
    Jenny Ploeg
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, 1200 Main St W, Room HSc 3N28G Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    BMJ 340:c1480. 2010

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint A systematic review of interventions for elder abuse
    Jenny Ploeg
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Elder Abuse Negl 21:187-210. 2009
    ..The included studies had important methodological limitations that limit our ability to draw conclusions about the effectiveness of these interventions...
  2. doi request reprint Living alone with dementia: an interpretive phenomenological study with older women
    Lorna de Witt
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 66:1698-707. 2010
    ..This paper is a report of a study of the meaning of living alone from the perspective of older people with dementia...
  3. doi request reprint What is "elder abuse"? Voices from the margin: the views of underrepresented Canadian older adults
    Jenny Ploeg
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Elder Abuse Negl 25:396-424. 2013
    ..Groups also discussed issues related to immigrant sponsorship arrangements and abuse in nursing homes. ..
  4. pmc Association between caregiver quality of life and the care provided to persons with Alzheimer's disease: protocol for a systematic review
    Afeez Abiola Hazzan
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:17. 2013
    ..This review aims to investigate the association between the quality of life (QoL) of primary informal AD caregivers and the level of care that these caregivers provide to persons with AD...
  5. pmc A proposed systems approach to the evaluation of integrated palliative care
    Daryl Bainbridge
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Juravinski Cancer Centre, 699 Concession St, Rm 4 203, Hamilton, ON L8V 5C2 Canada
    BMC Palliat Care 9:8. 2010
    ..We propose a comprehensive framework for evaluating PCNs, focusing on the nature and extent of inter-professional collaboration, community readiness, and client-centred care...
  6. pmc Insights about the process and impact of implementing nursing guidelines on delivery of care in hospitals and community settings
    Barbara Davies
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:29. 2008
    ..Little is known about the impact of implementing nursing-oriented best practice guidelines on the delivery of patient care in either hospital or community settings...
  7. doi request reprint A case study of a Canadian homelessness intervention programme for elderly people
    Jenny Ploeg
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Health Soc Care Community 16:593-605. 2008
    ..The central findings stress the importance of continuity of care as a guiding concept for intervention programmes for homeless and marginally housed elderly people...
  8. ncbi request reprint Perceived support needs of family caregivers and implications for a telephone support service
    J Ploeg
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 33:43-61. 2001
    ..The results of this study support a pilot study and evaluation of a telephone support service for family caregivers...
  9. doi request reprint Older adults' awareness of community health and support services for dementia care
    Jenny Ploeg
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Canada
    Can J Aging 28:359-70. 2009
    ..Knowing where to find information about community support services was associated with an increased likelihood of mentioning physicians and home health services as sources of assistance...
  10. pmc Effect of preventive primary care outreach on health related quality of life among older adults at risk of functional decline: randomised controlled trial
    Jenny Ploeg
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, 1200 Main St W, Room HSc 3N28G Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    BMJ 340:c1480. 2010
    ..To evaluate the impact of a provider initiated primary care outreach intervention compared with usual care among older adults at risk of functional decline...
  11. doi request reprint The role of nursing best practice champions in diffusing practice guidelines: a mixed methods study
    Jenny Ploeg
    McMaster University, School of Nursing, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 7:238-51. 2010
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  12. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing best-practice guideline implementation: lessons learned from administrators, nursing staff, and project leaders
    Jenny Ploeg
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 4:210-9. 2007
    ..A sound understanding of barriers and facilitators is critical for development of effective and targeted guideline implementation strategies...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a research mentorship program in community care
    Jenny Ploeg
    School of Nursing, Room HSc3N28G, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Eval Program Plann 31:22-33. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Helping to build and rebuild secure lives and futures: financial transfers from parents to adult children and grandchildren
    Jenny Ploeg
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, ON, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Can J Aging 23:S131-43. 2004
    ..Parents' assistance is also influenced by their own family history of assistance and their desire to pass on an early inheritance during their lifetime...
  15. pmc Effectiveness of preventive primary care outreach interventions aimed at older people: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Jenny Ploeg
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 51:1244-5. 2005
    ..Knowing whether such interventions are effective could help busy family physicians make choices about which preventive care services to provide...
  16. doi request reprint Social determinants of older adults' awareness of community support services in Hamilton, Ontario
    J Tindale
    Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, University of Guelph, ON, Canada
    Health Soc Care Community 19:661-72. 2011
    ..Study results suggest that efforts be made to improve the level of awareness and access to CSSs among older adults by targeting their social networks as well as their health and social care providers...
  17. doi request reprint Where would you turn for help? Older adults' awareness of community support services
    M Denton
    McMaster Centre for Gerontological Studies, Department of Health, Aging and Society, McMaster University, KTH 22, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8P 4M4, Canada
    Can J Aging 27:359-70. 2008
    ..The most important sources of information about CSSs included information and referral sources, the telephone book, doctors' offices, and word of mouth...
  18. doi request reprint Moral distress experienced by health care professionals who provide home-based palliative care
    Kevin Brazil
    McMaster University, Kevin Brazil, 105 Main Street East, Level P1, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1G6, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 71:1687-91. 2010
    ..The findings suggest that the training and practice environments for health care providers need to be designed to recognize the moral challenges related to day-to-day practice...
  19. ncbi request reprint Nurses' perceptions around providing palliative care for long-term care residents with dementia
    Sharon Kaasalainen
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University
    J Palliat Care 23:173-80. 2007
    ..Supportive and educational initiatives are needed for nursing staff and families of dying residents...
  20. doi request reprint An action-based approach to improving pain management in long-term care
    Sharon Kaasalainen
    School of Nursing, Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Can J Aging 29:503-17. 2010
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  21. ncbi request reprint Critical analysis of the evolution of a Canadian nurse practitioner role
    Lorna de Witt
    Graduate Nursing Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 37:116-37. 2005
    ..Nurses can address these barriers through advocacy, lobbying, and public education...
  22. doi request reprint How can Rorty help nursing science in the development of a philosophical 'foundation'?
    Sandy Isaacs
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Nurs Philos 10:81-90. 2009
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  23. doi request reprint A cross-sectional study of emotional intelligence in baccalaureate nursing students
    Gerry Benson
    Room HSC 3H47B, School of Nursing, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Nurse Educ Today 30:49-53. 2010
    ..05) as were the scores in the interpersonal and the stress management subscales (p= or <.05) with students in Year 4 scoring higher than those in Year 1. Implications for nursing education are discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pain management decision making among long-term care physicians and nurses
    Sharon Kaasalainen
    McMaster University, Canada
    West J Nurs Res 29:561-80; discussion 581-8. 2007
    ..These findings may facilitate the development of innovative approaches to pain management in LTC settings...
  25. doi request reprint Transformative learning and research utilization in nursing practice: a missing link?
    Nancy Matthew-Maich
    School of Nursing, Mohawk College, Ontario, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 7:25-35. 2010
    ..Transformation Theory offers an explanatory theory and specific strategies (critical reflection and critical discourse) to explore attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors so that they are understood, validated, and can better guide actions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Development and testing of tools to assess physical restraint use
    Nancy Edwards
    School of Nursing, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 3:73-85. 2006
    ..There is a need for a reliable and valid instrument that is feasible for use in these settings to rapidly assess physical restraint use...
  27. ncbi request reprint "Sometimes it's nice to be a senior": qualitative study of the VON Shopping By Bus Program
    Jenny Ploeg
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University
    Perspectives 31:5-10. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint Critical appraisal of rigour in interpretive phenomenological nursing research
    Lorna de Witt
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 55:215-29. 2006
    ..This paper reports a critical review of published nursing research for expressions of rigour in interpretive phenomenology, and a new framework of rigour specific to this methodology is proposed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Are new RN graduates prepared for gerontological nursing practice? Current perceptions and future directions
    Sharon Kaasalainen
    McMaster University
    Perspectives 30:4-10. 2006
  30. ncbi request reprint Seeking to understand telephone support for dementia caregivers
    Jenn Salfi
    McMaster University
    West J Nurs Res 27:701-21. 2005
    ..Caregivers' main experience with the intervention was the sense of companionship, whereas service providers experienced mixed feelings of helplessness and an opportunity to empower caregivers...