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                                  Research Projects

Does timing of caregiver assessment make a difference: Evaluating the impact with older spousal caregivers of persons with cognitive impairment.
2010-2013
Principal Investigator: Dr Janice Keefe
Funded by: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
 
TEER for CARE: Technology-Enabled Education for Recognizing Caregivers’ Aspirations, Realities & Expectations.
2010
Principal Investigator: Dr Janice Keefe
Funded by: Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF)
 
Background Paper on Caregiving in Nova Scotia.
2008
Principal Investigator: Dr Janice Keefe
Funded by: Nova Scotia Department of Health
 
The Care Tool: Examining the role of Assessment in Health Promotion of Spousal Caregivers.
2008
Principal Investigator: Lucy Barylak
Funded by: Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
 
Health professionals caring for elderly relatives: Investigating the health effects of double duty caregiving.
2007-2011
Principal Investigator: Catherine Ward-Griffin
Funded by: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
 
When Caregiving Results in Involuntary Retirement: Well-being in the Later Years.
2005-2008
Principal Investigator: Dr Áine Humble
Funded by: Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF)
 
Examining the Use of a Caregiver Assessment Tool – Barriers, Outcomes & Policy Implications.
2005-2006
Principal Investigator: Lucy Barylak
Funded by: Health Canada
 
Double Duty Caregiving: Development of the Role Augmentation Scale.
2005
Principal Investigator: Catherine Ward-Griffin
Funded by: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Abstract – Double Duty Caregiving

International Comparison of Compassionate Care Benefits.
2005
Principal Investigator: Dr Janice Keefe
Funded by: Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC)
 
Hidden Costs/Invisible Contributions: The Marginalization of ‘Dependent Adults’.
2003-2008
Principal Investigator: Janet Fast
Funded by: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
 
From Research to Practice: Assessing Caregivers of Persons with Alzheimer Disease, an Evaluative Study.
2003-2006
Principal Investigator: Dr Janice Keefe
Funded by: The Alzheimer Association
 
A Healthy Balance: A Community Alliance for Health Research on Women’s Unpaid Caregiving.
2001-2007
Principal Investigators: Amaratunga, C., Neumann, B., & Clow, B.
Funded by: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
 
 

Products & Publications

Keefe, J., & Ward-Griffin, C. (2013, February). Older workers balancing employment and family care: Implications for double duty caregivers. Webinar offered through chnet-works.ca.

Ward-Griffin, C., Keefe, J., Kerr, M., Belle Brown, J., St. Amant, O. (2013). Supporting double duty caregivers: A policy brief.

Humble, Á. M., Keefe, J., & Auton, G. (2012). Caregivers’ retirement congruency: A case for caregiver support. International Journal of Aging & Human Development, 74(2), 113-142. doi 10.2190/AG.74.2.b

Ward-Griffin, C., Keefe, J., Martin-Matthews, A., Kerr, M., Brown, J.B. & Oudshoorn, A.(2009). The Development and Validation of the Double Duty Caregiving Scale (DDCS).  Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 41(3), 108-128.

Keefe, J., Fancey, P., Guberman, N., Barylak, L., & Nahmiash, D. (2008). Caregivers’ Aspirations, Realities, and Expectations: The Care Tool.  Journal of Applied Gerontology, 27(3), 286-308. doi: 10.1177/0733464807312236

 

Keefe, J., Glendinning, C., & Fancey, P. (2008). Financial payments for family carers: Policy approaches and debates.  In A. Martin-Matthews & J. Philips (Eds.), Ageing at the intersection of work and home life:  Blurring the boundaries (pp. 185-206). New York: Lawrence Eribaum.

 

Keefe, J., & Rajnovich, B., (2007). To pay or not to pay: Examining underlying principles in the debate on financial support for family caregivers. Canadian Journal on Aging, 26(S1), S77-90. doi: 10.3138/cja.26.suppl1.77

 

Keefe, J., Légaré, J., & Carrière, Y. (2007).Developing new strategies to support future caregivers of the aged in Canada: Projections of need and their policy implications. Canadian Public Policy, 33(S1), S65-S80.

 

Keefe, J. (2004). Policy Profile for Compensating Family Caregivers (Brochures) – Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom and United States.