Ariella Lang

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Recent Research Projects

Shape the Path: Targeting the Health and Mobility of Older Men through Key Community Partnerships

2014/15-2018/19 • $1,301,709 • PI,CO,Other
Our project title 'Shape the Path' refers to efforts to pave the way for older men to maintain mobility in a range of ways (personal, social, health settings, physical environment). Shape the Path aims to lessen the substantial burden of mobility-disability in older men. To do so we will examine...

Health and Social Impacts on the Family Following Fetal/Infant Death

2013/14-2016/17 • $494,172 • PI,CO,Other
The death of a baby pregnancy or the first year of life is frequently a life-transforming event for bereaved parents and families. Health and social care providers as well as society at large tend to underestimate the long-term impact that such a death can have on a family, often resulting in...

Medication adherence as a safety issue: Generating theory from the perceptions of individuals with Cystic Fibrosis, families, and healthcare providers on the medication management process

2014/15-2015/16 • $49,755 • PI,CO
Living with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) means taking medication all your life. We know that people in general do not take medications as prescribed and people with CF have the same problem. Not taking medications as prescribed is a safety issue and means that the diseases that people have will not be...

The Quebec Knowledge-1 Network: A learning community for primary and integrated care

2013/14 • $75,000 • PI,CO
An existing Quebec primary care knowledge network will create and coordinate a new cluster dedicated to integrated care, to be overseen by an advisory committee comprised of leads from policy, clinical and research backgrounds, as well as a patient partner Lead. By involving end-users and other...

Assurer la sécurité et l'autonomie à domicile des personnes âgées atteintes de démence suivant un séjour en milieu hospitalier

2013/14 • $24,974 • PI,CO
Au cours d'une hospitalisation, les personnes atteintes de demence sont souvent evaluees pour connaitre leur capacite a realiser certaines taches de la vie courante (par exemple, preparer un dejeuner). Cette evaluation aide a identifier les services necessaires, une fois a domicile. Les...

You Are Not Alone in Your Loss: Bereavement Care in Nova Scotia`s Yarmouth/Tri-County Communities

2013/14 • $3,000 • PI,CO,Other
The purpose of our Cafe Scientifique is to further engage and exchange with the Yarmouth/Tri-County public through conversation with our team of national researchers, local stakeholders, and community leaders on the subject of bereavement and care following the death of a loved one. Participants...

Safety at Home: A Pan-Canadian Home Care Safety Study

2010/11-2012/13 • $500,000 • PI,CO
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Evidence-Informed Primary Bereavement Care: A Knowledge-To-Action Approach

2011/12 • $199,443 • PI,CO,Other
The focus of bereavement care interventions to date has centered on those who present with complications. Primary bereavement care is considered as prevention and supportive for those experiencing the death of a loved one. Evidence indicates that the bereaved can suffer from a range of physical,...

Safety in Homecare: A focus on medication management

2010/11-2011/12 • $110,240 • PI,CO,Other
Patient safety is a current national and international priority with medication safety earmarked as both a prevalent and high-risk area of concern. Medication safety requires the integrity of a complex series of interrelated steps, such that failure to adequately assess, prescribe, dispense, and...

Partnering to Advance the Practice of Family Nursing in Health Care Services: An International Research Collaboration

2011/12 • $25,000 • PI,CO,Other
Illness is a family affair. It is well documented that family members are affected by a loved one's illness and that serious illness often changes lives and relationships forever and compromises the health of family members as they become overwhelmed with patient care, fatigue, and negative...

Nursing Intervention Research: Development, Evaluation, Exchange

2010/11 • $18,750 • PI,CO,Other
This premier event, the first of its kind in Canada will explore development, evaluation and exchange of information related to nursing intervention research. Of interest to all practicing nurses, hospital administrators and management, and even government health care officials, this symposium...

Home is where the heart is: Family members and caregivers are the heart of home care

2010/11 • $3,000 • PI,CO
Cafe Objectives Providing end-of-life care in the home can often be a challenging time of transition for palliative cancer patients, their family members, and caregivers. The purpose of this cafe will be to discuss experiences, challenges, and insights regarding the physical, emotional, and...

ICS IHSPR Travel Award

2010/11 • $1,000 • PI
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