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Research Projects

 

Care and construction: Assessing differences in nursing home models of care on resident quality of life.
2011-2014
Principal Investigators: Dr Janice Keefe, Dr. Kevin Kelloway & Ann McInnis (Principal Knowledge User)
Funded by: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) & Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF) 

Building an alliance for research on continuing care in Nova Scotia.

2010-2011

Principal Investigator: Dr Janice Keefe

Funded by: Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF)

 

Systematic literature review of the costs and benefits of health aging interventions for older adults aged 55 years and over.

2009-2010

Principal Investigator: Dr Janice Keefe

Funded by: Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)

 

Dialogue among partners: Identifying research gaps and influencing knowledge exchange in aging research.

2007

Principal Investigator: Dr Janice Keefe

Funded by: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

 

Projecting the Housing Needs of Aging Atlantic Canadians.

2005-2010

Principal Investigator: Dr Donald Shiner

Funded by: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

 

Products & Publications

 

Fancey, P., Keefe, J., Stadnyk, R., Gardiner, E., & Aubrecht, K. (2012). Understanding and assessing the impact of nursing home approach to care and physical design on residents and their families: A synthesis of the literature. Seniors Housing & Care Journal, 20(1), 99-114.

Fancey, P., MacDougall, R., Hattie, B., & Keefe, J. (2010, December). Building a Research Alliance: The Nova Scotia Continuing Care Sector Experience. Poster presented at the 39th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting of the Canadian Association of Gerontology: Spotlight on Integration of Knowledge and Practice, Montreal, Quebec.