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 Bruyère Centre 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 CLRI.
In addition, several researchers from the Bruyère Research Institute and the Bruyère 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
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!