- Project status
- Juliette Champoux-Pellegrin
- Institution web page
- Host institution
- McGill University
- Team members
- Isabelle Vedel, Dallas Seitz, Susan Bronskill, Carrie McAiney, Claire Godard-Sebillotte, Nadia Sourial, Yves Couturier, Machelle Wilchesky, Debra Morgan, Geneviève Arsenault-Lapierre, Mary Henein, Laura Rojas Rozo, Saskia Sivananthan
- Funding information (if funded)
- This project is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and includes multiple international, national and provincial partners.
- Project Summary
This project has 3 objectives:
- To measure the impact of the pandemic on health and social services use, infection rate and mortality of Persons living with dementia both in the community and in long-term care facilities. This will be done using provincial databases.
- To understand the Person living with dementia’s and caregivers’ perceived needs, behaviours and experiences of health and social services. This will done through interviews and questionnaires done and filled out by caregivers and Persons living with dementia’s.
- To generate and disseminate evidence-based and actionable recommendations on effective strategies to tackle the current wave of the pandemic and prepare for subsequent waves. We will hold a deliberative dialogue with all stakeholders involved.
- Outputs / Expected Outputs
A paper that further details the project was published in Science of Nursing and Health Practices in June 2021.
Understanding and Improving the Care of Older Adults Living with Dementia Across Four Canadian Provinces during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Mixed-Methods Study to Inform Policy and Practices.
- Care setting
- Care homes/LTC facilities | Community-based care/care at home
- Funding type
- Care coordination/access | COVID-19 Infection rates | Deaths | Other | Wellbeing and quality of life
- Intervention types
- Measures to improve care coordination/governance | Modelling and data analysis to inform strategies
- Qualitative studies | Secondary data analysis | Surveys
- Care partners of people living in LTCF | Care provider/care organisations | People with dementia