Catherine D. Butler

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Recent Research Projects

Integrating a quality of life assessment and practice support system in homecare services for older adults with life-limiting illness and their families

2015/16-2018/19 • $656,089 • PI,CO,Other
Older adults who have advancing life-limiting illnesses and who are receiving health care at home often have complex problems that affect both their ability to function and their overall quality of life (QOL). Progress has been made in the managing some aspects of chronic illness, including...

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...

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,...

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