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Bruyère at the Canadian Association on Gerontology Conference (October 2014)

Posted On: January 15, 2015

Bruyère was well represented at the Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) Conference held in Niagara Falls Oct. 16-18, 2014.

Bruyère Continuing Care and the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care hosted a booth, which featured information on Bruyère’s programs, the Bruyère Village and the learning, research and innovation projects of the Ontario CLRI.

In addition, several researchers from the Bruyère Research Institute and the Ontario CLRI presented projects relevant to the conference theme: Landscapes of Aging – Critical Issues, Emerging Possibilities. These included:

Kristin Dorrance, Jeffrey Jutai  Aging with developmental disabilities: Considerations for long-term care (poster)

Theresa Grant, Megan Bryanton, Matthew Taylor, Heidi Sveistrup, Martin Bilodeau, Frank Knoefel, Rafik Goubran, Jeffrey Jutai  Comparison of two approaches for the measurement of sit-to-stand timing among older adults in their homes

Tracy Luciani – The critical issue of nursing leadership in long-term care: An educational needs assessment and program

Annie Robitaille – Association between cognitive functioning and behaviour over time for persons living with dementia in long-term care

James Conklin, Barbara Farrell, Hannah Irving, Lisa McCarthy, Lisa Pizolla, Kevin Pottie, Lalitha Raman-Wilms, Carlos Rojas-Fernandez  Using developmental evaluation to facilitate the creation and implementation of evidence-based deprescribing guidelines

James Conklin, Kelly Grindrod, Marie-Andree Cadieux, Kate Mercer, Karen Chun  Do stakeholder advisory committees help to promote the uptake and use of new research findings?

Congratulations to all of our Bruyère delegates!

About the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care

The Ontario CLRI is funded by the Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Long-Term Care, and hosted at Baycrest Health Sciences, Bruyère, and the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging.

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