Thecla Damianakis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Windsor
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Managing executive dysfunction following acquired brain injury and stroke using an ecologically valid rehabilitation approach: a study protocol for a randomized, controlled trial
    Deirdre R Dawson
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M6A 2E1, Canada
    Trials 14:306. 2013
  2. doi Qualitative research with small connected communities: generating new knowledge while upholding research ethics
    Thecla Damianakis
    University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Health Res 22:708-18. 2012
  3. doi Older adults' response to the loss of a spouse: the function of spirituality in understanding the grieving process
    Thecla Damianakis
    School of Social Work, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada
    Aging Ment Health 16:57-66. 2012
  4. doi Volunteers' experiences visiting the cognitively impaired in nursing homes: a friendly visiting program
    Thecla Damianakis
    School of Social Work, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON
    Can J Aging 26:343-56. 2007
  5. doi The psychosocial impacts of multimedia biographies on persons with cognitive impairments
    Thecla Damianakis
    School of Social Work, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4
    Gerontologist 50:23-35. 2010
  6. ncbi Persistent family concerns in long-term care settings: meaning and management
    Elsa Marziali
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:154-62. 2006
  7. doi Falls communication patterns among nursing staff working in long-term care settings
    Laura M Wagner
    Baycrest Geriatric Health Care System, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Nurs Res 19:311-26. 2010
  8. doi Therapy Online: A Web-Based Video Support Group for Family Caregivers of Survivors With Traumatic Brain Injury
    Thecla Damianakis
    School of Social Work, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada Dr Damianakis Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto, Canada Drs Damianakis and Dawson Centre for Rehabilitation and Health, Gestalt Institute of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Ms Tough and Faculty of Medicine and Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work Dr Marziali, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Dr Dawson and Rehabilitation Sciences Institute Dr Dawson, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 31:E12-20. 2016
  9. ncbi Family caregiver support groups: spiritual reflections' impact on stress management
    Thecla Damianakis
    a School of Social Work, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada
    Aging Ment Health . 2016
  10. doi Barriers and facilitators to communicating nursing errors in long-term care settings
    Laura M Wagner
    University of California San Francisco, School of Nursing, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Patient Saf 9:1-7. 2013

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Managing executive dysfunction following acquired brain injury and stroke using an ecologically valid rehabilitation approach: a study protocol for a randomized, controlled trial
    Deirdre 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...
  2. doi Qualitative research with small connected communities: generating new knowledge while upholding research ethics
    Thecla 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...
  3. doi Older adults' response to the loss of a spouse: the function of spirituality in understanding the grieving process
    Thecla 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...
  4. doi Volunteers' experiences visiting the cognitively impaired in nursing homes: a friendly visiting program
    Thecla 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...
  5. doi The psychosocial impacts of multimedia biographies on persons with cognitive impairments
    Thecla 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...
  6. ncbi Persistent family concerns in long-term care settings: meaning and management
    Elsa 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...
  7. doi Falls communication patterns among nursing staff working in long-term care settings
    Laura 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...
  8. doi Therapy Online: A Web-Based Video Support Group for Family Caregivers of Survivors With Traumatic Brain Injury
    Thecla Damianakis
    School of Social Work, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada Dr Damianakis Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto, Canada Drs Damianakis and Dawson Centre for Rehabilitation and Health, Gestalt Institute of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Ms Tough and Faculty of Medicine and Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work Dr Marziali, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Dr Dawson and Rehabilitation Sciences Institute Dr Dawson, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 31:E12-20. 2016
    ..This innovative descriptive study explores the benefits of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) caregiver support group intervention provided using videoconferencing within a password protected Web-based platform...
  9. ncbi Family caregiver support groups: spiritual reflections' impact on stress management
    Thecla Damianakis
    a School of Social Work, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada
    Aging Ment Health . 2016
    ..We conducted a qualitative analysis of expressions of spirituality and its meaningfulness during the caregiving journey within the context of an online video conferencing support group intervention program...
  10. doi Barriers and facilitators to communicating nursing errors in long-term care settings
    Laura 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...
  11. ncbi Clinical practice standards and ethical issues applied to a virtual group intervention for spousal caregivers of people with Alzheimer's
    Julie Dergal Serafini
    University of Toronto, Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest, Toronto, Canada
    Soc Work Health Care 44:225-43. 2007
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