Sharon Goodwin

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Recent Research Projects

The Costs of Aging-in-Place for Frail Older People

2018/19 • $25,000 • PI,CO,Other
Many countries are experiencing an aging population; there are greater numbers of older people than ever before. Older people often prefer to remain in their home and communities as they age. Some older people experience health changes that mean they need supports to live in the community. This...

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,...

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...

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