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Program to Promote ‘Living Well Together’ and to Counter Resident-to-Resident Mistreatment: Improving Community Living in Private Residences

PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER:

Marie Beaulieu, Ph. D., University of Sherbrooke

RESEARCH TEAM:

Hélène Carbonneau, University of Quebec at Trois-Rivières

Mélanie Levasseur, University of Sherbrooke

CHAIR PERSONNEL INVOLVED IN THE PROJECT:

Marie-Chantal Falardeau, Project Coordinator

Roxane Leboeuf, Doctoral Student in Gerontology (University of Sherbrooke)

GRANTING AGENCY AND GRANT AMOUNT:

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) – Partnership Development Grant: $196,189

PROJECT COMPLETION DATES:

March 2019, to March 2022.

ROLE OF CHAIR IN THE PROJECT:

Project leader in collaboration with:

  • Centre collégial d’expertise en gérontologie (Drummondville College’s center for expertise in gerontology)
  • Chartwell Retirement Residences
  • DIRA-Estrie (Help center for mistreated older adults)
  • Jasmin Roy Sophie Desmarais Fondation

RESEARCH PROBLEM:

Will be completed soon

GOAL OF THE PROJECT OR RESEARCH QUESTION:

Will be completed soon

OBJECTIVES:

Will be completed soon

MEHODOLOGY:

Will be completed soon

PROJECT ADVANCEMENT:

Will be completed soon

REFERENCES USED:

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Funelle, S.C. & Rogers, P.J. (2011) Purposeful program theory: Effective use of theories of change and logic models. San Francisco: Joseph Bass.

Goodridge, D., Heal-Salahub, J., PausJenssen, E., James, G. & Lidington, J. (2017). Peer Bullying in Seniors’ Subsidised Apartment Communities in Saskatoon, Canada: participatory research. Health and Social Care in the Community, 25(4), 1439-1447.

Gouvernement du Québec. (2017). Plan d’action gouvernemental pour contrer la maltraitance envers les personnes aînées. Québec, Canada : Ministère de la Famille, Gouvernement du Québec. Repéré à : https://www.mfa.gouv.qc.ca/fr/publication/Documents/plan-action-maltraitance-2017-2022.pdf

Gouvernement du Québec. (12 juillet 2018). Loi visant à lutter contre la maltraitance envers les aînés et toute autre personne majeure en situation de vulnérabilité. Québec, Canada : Gouvernement du Québec. Repéré à : http://legisquebec.gouv.qc.ca/fr/ShowDoc/cs/L-6.3

Leboeuf, R., Beaulieu, M. & Lefeuvre, K. (20 octobre 2017). The mistreatment between older adults within private retirement homes: a scooping review. 46e Réunion scientifique et éducative annuelle de l’Association canadienne de gérontologie, « Actions fondées sur les données probantes pour un monde vieillissant ». Winnipeg, Manitoba (Canada).

McDonald, L., Sheppard, C., Hitzig, S. L., Spalter, T., Mathur, A., & Mukhi, J. S. (2015). Resident-to-Resident Abuse: A Scoping Review. Canadian Journal on Aging, 34(2), 215‑236.

Rosen, T., Lachs, M. S., Teresi, J., Eimicke, J., Van Haitsma, K., & Pillemer, K. (2016). Staff-reported strategies for prevention and management of resident-to-resident elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 28(1), 1‑13.

Teresi, J.A., Ramirez, M., Ellis, J., Silver, S., Boratgis, G., Kong, J., … S. Lachs, M. (2013). A staff intervention targeting resident-to-resident elder mistreatment (R-REM) in long-term care increased staff knowledge, recognition and reporting: Results from a cluster randomized trial. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 50(5), 644‑656.