C Forchuk

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Homelessness and health in adolescents
    Amy M Haldenby
    The University of Western Ontario, School of Nursing, London, Canada
    Qual Health Res 17:1232-44. 2007
  2. ncbi Therapeutic relationships: from psychiatric hospital to community
    C Forchuk
    School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 12:556-64. 2005
  3. doi Integrating an evidence-based intervention into clinical practice: 'transitional relationship model'
    C Forchuk
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University, 1151 Richmond Street, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 20:584-94. 2013
  4. doi Integrating the transitional relationship model into clinical practice
    Cheryl Forchuk
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 26:374-81. 2012
  5. pmc Supported housing programs for persons with serious mental illness in rural northern communities: a mixed method evaluation
    Phyllis Montgomery
    School of Nursing, Laurentian University, Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, Ontario, P3E 2C6, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:156. 2008
  6. ncbi Surviving the tornado of mental illness: psychiatric survivors' experiences of getting, losing, and keeping housing
    Cheryl Forchuk
    School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 57:558-62. 2006
  7. ncbi "It's important to be proud of the place you live in": housing problems and preferences of psychiatric survivors
    Cheryl Forchuk
    University of Western Ontario Lawson Health Research Institute, London, ON, Canada
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 42:42-52. 2006
  8. ncbi Transitional discharge based on therapeutic relationships: state of the art
    Cheryl Forchuk
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 21:80-6. 2007
  9. ncbi Diversity and homelessness: minorities and psychiatric survivors
    Cheryl Forchuk
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 39:191-3. 2007
  10. ncbi The Transitional Discharge Model: comparing implementation in Canada and Scotland
    Cheryl Forchuk
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 45:31-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi Homelessness and health in adolescents
    Amy M Haldenby
    The University of Western Ontario, School of Nursing, London, Canada
    Qual Health Res 17:1232-44. 2007
    ..The findings from this study support the need for health care professionals to work in collaboration with homeless youth so that more effective care that is sensitive to their unique health needs can be provided...
  2. ncbi Therapeutic relationships: from psychiatric hospital to community
    C Forchuk
    School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 12:556-64. 2005
    ..Both under-implementation among implementation wards and contamination in control wards were found. This study demonstrates some of the multiple challenges in health system research...
  3. doi Integrating an evidence-based intervention into clinical practice: 'transitional relationship model'
    C Forchuk
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University, 1151 Richmond Street, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 20:584-94. 2013
    ..Staged large-scale implementation of the TRM allowed for iterative improvements to the model leading to positive outcomes. This study highlights the need to address work environment issues, particularly interprofessional teams...
  4. doi Integrating the transitional relationship model into clinical practice
    Cheryl Forchuk
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 26:374-81. 2012
    ..All participants were successfully "bridged" to the community. Despite positive outcomes associated with the TRM, implementation of any best practice is difficult because it involves changing processes...
  5. pmc Supported housing programs for persons with serious mental illness in rural northern communities: a mixed method evaluation
    Phyllis Montgomery
    School of Nursing, Laurentian University, Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, Ontario, P3E 2C6, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:156. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi Surviving the tornado of mental illness: psychiatric survivors' experiences of getting, losing, and keeping housing
    Cheryl Forchuk
    School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 57:558-62. 2006
    ..A caring community response, including adequate housing, income support, and community care, can help people rebuild their lives...
  7. ncbi "It's important to be proud of the place you live in": housing problems and preferences of psychiatric survivors
    Cheryl Forchuk
    University of Western Ontario Lawson Health Research Institute, London, ON, Canada
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 42:42-52. 2006
    ..This paper reports findings from a series of focus group meetings held with survivors of mental illness to address issues concerning housing preferences and housing needs...
  8. ncbi Transitional discharge based on therapeutic relationships: state of the art
    Cheryl Forchuk
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 21:80-6. 2007
    ..The TDM Plan of Research is presented and reflects the collaboration between stakeholders and the integration of consumer advocacy, clinical practice, education, policy, and research in various countries...
  9. ncbi Diversity and homelessness: minorities and psychiatric survivors
    Cheryl Forchuk
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 39:191-3. 2007
  10. ncbi The Transitional Discharge Model: comparing implementation in Canada and Scotland
    Cheryl Forchuk
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 45:31-8. 2007
    ..It is important to elucidate facilitators and challenges in implementing the TDM to identify and disseminate strategies to aid implementation. Implications for future implementation of the model are also discussed...
  11. ncbi Postoperative arm massage: a support for women with lymph node dissection
    Cheryl Forchuk
    University of Western Ontario, Lawson Health Research Institute London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 27:25-33. 2004
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of arm massage from a significant other following lymph node dissection surgery...
  12. doi Perceptions of health and health service utilization among homeless and housed psychiatric consumer/survivors
    C Forchuk
    School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 15:399-407. 2008
    ..Key findings include significant differences in the characteristics of each population, the use of health services and their perceptions of health. Implications for practice and policy are discussed...
  13. ncbi Reconnecting: the client experience of recovery from psychosis
    Cheryl Forchuk
    University of Western Ontario and Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 39:141-50. 2003
    ..To understand the experience of recovery from psychosis from the consumer/client perspective...
  14. doi Developing and testing an intervention to prevent homelessness among individuals discharged from psychiatric wards to shelters and 'No Fixed Address'
    C Forchuk
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 15:569-75. 2008
    ..Discussions are underway to routinely implement the intervention. Systemic improvements can prevent homelessness for individuals being discharged from psychiatric wards...
  15. doi Prescriptive authority for nurses: the Canadian perspective
    Cheryl Forchuk
    School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 45:3-8. 2009
    ..This study aims to describe the role of prescriptive authority for nurses within Canada...
  16. ncbi Mental health case management in Canada: job description analyses
    Cheryl Forchuk
    University of Western Ontario and Lawson Health Research Institute LHSC site, London, Ontario, Canada
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 23:477-96. 2002
    ..The expectations of the positions are extensive...
  17. doi Exploring differences between community-based women and men with a history of mental illness
    Cheryl Forchuk
    The University of Western Ontario, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 30:495-502. 2009
    ..These findings suggest health services within the community must consider these sex differences if they wish to properly assist Canadian individuals diagnosed with mental illnesses...
  18. ncbi From psychiatric ward to the streets and shelters
    C Forchuk
    School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, Lawson Health Research Institute, 375 South Street, London, Ontario N6A 4G5, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:301-8. 2006
    ..Without recognition, this problem is at risk of remaining invisible with no further improvements to the situation...
  19. ncbi Peer support relationships: an unexplored interpersonal process in mental health
    R Coatsworth-Puspoky
    Geriatric Psychiatry, Regional Mental Health Care, London, ON, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:490-7. 2006
    ..Understanding the processes and factors that contribute to the development/deterioration of PSRs will enable clinicians and C/Ss to assess and promote the development of healthy, supportive PSRs in mental health...
  20. ncbi Gaining ground, losing ground: the paradoxes of rural homelessness
    Cheryl Forchuk
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 42:138-52. 2010
    ..Increased services need to be allocated to rural communities so that a health promotion and illness-prevention model of care can replace the current emphasis on crisis management...
  21. ncbi Living on the streets in Canada: a feminist narrative study of girls and young women
    Shyanne Reid
    University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 28:237-56. 2005
    ..In this article, the findings of the research will be presented and implications for health and social service providers will be addressed, including recommendations for programming and policy...
  22. ncbi Integrating an evidenced-based research intervention in the discharge of mental health clients
    Mary Lou Martin
    St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 21:101-11. 2007
    ..These included support from others, as well as support of practice, policy, and education...
  23. ncbi Telephone contact intervention in women undergoing treatment for breast cancer
    Mila Smithies
    Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London
    Can Oncol Nurs J 19:122-8. 2009
    ..It was determined that further research is required to determine if and how such a call should be best implemented at our cancer centre...
  24. ncbi Clients' reflections on relationships with nurses: comparisons from Canada and Scotland
    C Forchuk
    University of Western Ontario/London Health-Science Centre Research, 375 South Street, London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 4G5
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 8:45-51. 2001
    ....
  25. doi Interlocking oppressions: the effect of a comorbid physical disability on perceived stigma and discrimination among mental health consumers in Canada
    Allison Bahm
    Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario, Canada
    Health Soc Care Community 17:63-70. 2009
    ..Policy-makers should take measures such as improving access to housing and employment services to help reduce stigma and discrimination against this particularly vulnerable group...
  26. ncbi Celebrating our past. The history of Hamilton Psychiatric Hospital
    C Forchuk
    University of Western Ontario, Lawson Research Institute, 375 South Street, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 4G5
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 39:16-24. 2001
    ....
  27. doi Mothers with mental illness experiencing homelessness: a critical analysis
    S Benbow
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 18:687-95. 2011
    ..The contextual influences of mothering while homeless with a mental illness were emphasized in the results. The findings illuminate the need for increased on ongoing advocacy at individual and structural levels...
  28. ncbi Nurse-client processes in mental health: recipients' perspectives
    R Coatsworth-Puspoky
    Geriatric Psychiatry Regional Mental Health Care London, St Joseph s Health Care, 850 Highbury Avenue, London, Ontario N6A 3V9, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:347-55. 2006
    ..These findings raise healthcare providers' awareness about developing and deteriorating nurse-client relationships, and support the value of the therapeutic relationship as an instrument to restore and promote clients' health...
  29. doi Features and impacts of five multidisciplinary community-university research partnerships
    Gillian King
    Child and Parent Resource Institute, London, ON, Canada
    Health Soc Care Community 18:59-69. 2010
    ..The findings inform researchers about partnership diversity and help to establish more realistic expectations about the magnitude of partnerships' impacts...
  30. doi Uprooted and displaced: a critical narrative study of homeless, Aboriginal, and newcomer girls in Canada
    Helene Berman
    School of Nursing, Health Sciences Addition, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5C1, Canada
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 30:418-30. 2009
    ....
  31. doi A measure of community members' perceptions of the impacts of research partnerships in health and social services
    Gillian King
    Child and Parent Resource Institute, 600 Sanatorium Road, London, Ontario, Canada
    Eval Program Plann 32:289-99. 2009
    ..The CIROP provides a better understanding of community members' perspectives and expectations of research partnerships, with important implications for knowledge transfer and uptake...
  32. ncbi Role changes experienced by clinical staff in relation to clients' recovery from psychosis
    C Forchuk
    University of Western Ontario and Lawson Health Research Institute, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 10:269-76. 2003
    ..Some of the clinical staff roles that evolved during the recovery process were: health teacher; advocate; counsellor; and support person...
  33. ncbi Factors associated with readmission to a psychiatric facility
    A C Bernardo
    St Joseph s Centre for Muntain Health Services, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 52:1100-2. 2001
    ..System variables or factors that are not patient related, such as staff attitudes and perceptions, may contribute to readmission and thus may warrant further exploration...
  34. ncbi Families' experience during recovery or nonrecovery from psychosis
    Donna Tweedell
    McMaster University, School of Nursing, and Family Nursing Consultants, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 18:17-25. 2004
    ..Nonrecovery punctuated the need for professionals to assist them to maintain hope while comforting them in their sorrow...
  35. ncbi Keeping close: mothering with serious mental illness
    Phyllis Montgomery
    Department of Nursing, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 54:20-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe the experiences of mothers with serious mental illness from their perspectives and how they attempted to manage their mothering circumstances...
  36. ncbi Schizophrenia and the motivation for smoking
    Cheryl Forchuk
    University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 38:41-9. 2002
    ..People with mental illness are twice as likely to smoke than people without a mental illness...
  37. ncbi Comments on nurse-patient relationship
    Cheryl Forchuk
    J Nurs Scholarsh 35:306; author reply 306-7. 2003
  38. ncbi Current and preferred housing of psychiatric consumers/survivors
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Wilfrid Laurier University
    Can J Commun Ment Health 22:5-19. 2003
    ..This information is being used by stakeholder groups involved in the project to help build the capacity of the community to provide the types of housing that are preferred by consumers/survivors...
  39. ncbi Nurse case management: negotiating care together within a developing relationship
    Mineko Yamashita
    Department of Nursing, School of Health and Social Services, Saitama Prefectural University, 820 San Nomiya, Saitama Ken, Japan
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 41:62-70. 2005
    ..TOPIC/PROBLEM: The purpose of this study was to explicate the process of nurse case management involving clients afflicted with chronic mental illness...