Sheryl Reimer-Kirkham

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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

2015/16-2019/20 • $749,816 • 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...

The welfare and security of persons with albinism: Developing a Research-Policy Network to address the interplay of spiritual/cultural practices and human rights.

2017/18-2018/19 • $59,890 • PI,CO
THE PROBLEM: This project addresses the welfare and security of persons with albinism, with a focus on the interplay of spiritual/cultural practices and human rights. The purpose of the project is to foster evidence-informed policy and human rights advocacy through the development of an...

Structural Vulnerability, Aging, and Care at the End of Life

2017/18 • $20,000 • PI,CO,Other
This proposal is for both a dissemination and a planning activity. The goal of the dissemination activity is to conduct a one-day integrated, knowledge translation symposium in which knowledge producers and users come together to use evidence to develop a model of care for structurally...

Access to End of Life Care for Vulnerable and Marginalized Populations

2014/15-2016/17 • $357,608 • PI,CO,Other
People impacted by issues such as inadequate housing, racism, substance use and mental illness continue to experience persistent health and health care inequities and challenges in accessing health care services. Indeed, access to care at the end of life (EOL) is especially problematic for those...

Community-Based Primary Healthcare for People with Chronic Life-Limiting Conditions

2011/12 • $25,000 • PI,CO,Other
We are proposing a 3 day face-to-face planning and development meeting in Victoria, British Columbia to develop a CIHR Team Grant proposal focusing on developing, testing and evaluating interventions and innovative and integrated models of community-based primary health care for people with...