Affiliation: University of Windsor
- Managing executive dysfunction following acquired brain injury and stroke using an ecologically valid rehabilitation approach: a study protocol for a randomized, controlled trialDeirdre R Dawson
Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M6A 2E1, Canada
Trials 14:306. 2013..Here, we report the protocol of a randomized controlled trial of the effects of this training compared to conventional therapy in a sample of community-dwelling adults with acquired brain injury and/or stroke...
- Qualitative research with small connected communities: generating new knowledge while upholding research ethicsThecla Damianakis
University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Qual Health Res 22:708-18. 2012..We conclude with lessons learned to guide researchers who might face similar challenges...
- Older adults' response to the loss of a spouse: the function of spirituality in understanding the grieving processThecla Damianakis
School of Social Work, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada
Aging Ment Health 16:57-66. 2012..The objective of this study was to examine the role of spirituality in helping older adults grieve the loss of a spouse in the context of a model of group psychotherapy...
- Volunteers' experiences visiting the cognitively impaired in nursing homes: a friendly visiting programThecla Damianakis
School of Social Work, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON
Can J Aging 26:343-56. 2007..Discussed are the implications for volunteer programs in long-term health care settings...
- The psychosocial impacts of multimedia biographies on persons with cognitive impairmentsThecla Damianakis
School of Social Work, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4
Gerontologist 50:23-35. 2010..We developed a procedure for using digital video technology to construct DVD-based MBs of persons with AD or MCI, documented their responses to observing their MBs, and evaluated the psychosocial benefits...
- Persistent family concerns in long-term care settings: meaning and managementElsa Marziali
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:154-62. 2006..The aim of this study was to understand institutional and family caregiver characteristics that contribute to the failure to resolve families' persistent complaints about nursing home care of their relatives...
- Falls communication patterns among nursing staff working in long-term care settingsLaura M Wagner
Baycrest Geriatric Health Care System, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Clin Nurs Res 19:311-26. 2010..Recommendations toward improved communication networks among diverse LTC staff to enhance fall-reduction efforts in LTC settings are provided...
- Barriers and facilitators to communicating nursing errors in long-term care settingsLaura M Wagner
University of California San Francisco, School of Nursing, San Francisco, California, USA
J Patient Saf 9:1-7. 2013..To explore nurses' perceptions about communicating nursing errors...
- Clinical practice standards and ethical issues applied to a virtual group intervention for spousal caregivers of people with Alzheimer'sJulie Dergal Serafini
University of Toronto, Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest, Toronto, Canada
Soc Work Health Care 44:225-43. 2007....