Carolyn Tayler

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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...

A meta-narrative review of patient- and family-reported experience and outcome measures across transitions of care for frail seniors living at home.

2015/16 • $100,000 • PI,Other
As we confront the unprecedented aging of our Canadian population, there is pressing need for strategic, cross-sector care of the frail elderly whose healthcare costs are 4.5 times greater than adults 20-64 years old.1-2 While being in a state of increased vulnerability and risk, frail seniors...

Advance Care Planning Evaluation in Hospitalized Elderly Patients: A multicenter, prospective study. The ACCEPT Study

2011/12-2013/14 • $433,418 • PI,CO,Other
Our health care system is under siege- an aging population, patients living longer with chronic illness, and an increasing demand for services at end of life contribute to escalating costs. In a recent national survey, more than 80% of Canadians were concerned the quality of health care in...

A Mixed Methods Knowledge Synthesis of a Palliative Approach

2011/12 • $100,000 • PI,CO,Other
As the Canadian population ages, serious chronic and life-limiting illness will become more of a concern. Many people in such circumstances will be in need of compassionate care at the end of life (EOL). Studies show that patients and families are not completely satisfied with the quality of EOL...

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...

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