Volunteer navigation partnerships: A compassionate communities approach to early palliative care

This 38 month project scales out and evaluates an intervention called N-CARE designed to provide support to adults aging with a serious illness by providing supportive community-focused navigation services in the home by trained volunteers.  Volunteers …

Consensus Day for Integrated Youth Mental Health in Alberta

The province of Alberta is set to implement a series of recommendations emerging from a comprehensive review and consultation regarding its mental health system.  One of the recommendations is to implement a “hub model” of service delivery, focusing on …

Integrated Care Pathway for Major Depressive Disorder

This project intends to pilot an integrated care pathway for Major Depressive Disorder. This integrated care pathway creates seamless and centralized treatment delivery for people diagnosed with major depressive disorder, who often must manage a variet …

Testing the Scalability of a Comprehensive Perinatal Health Healthcare Model in Alberta

This project will test the feasibility and effectiveness of a Virtual Single Point of Care as a viable system of perinatal mental health healthcare for women in Alberta.  This web-based screening tool will offer the opportunity for all pregnant women t …

Second International Conference on End of Life Ethics, Law, Policy, and Practice

The goal of the conference and subsequent knowledge translation was to enhance the quality of end of life care. It did so by fostering effective cross-border, cross-disciplinary, and cross-sectoral information exchange, dialogue, and knowledge transfer …

A Team Approach to e-Health Supported Home Care for Seniors with Multiple Chronic Conditions

This 30-month feasibility study will assess a “model of care” supported by a mobile health technology in a real-world setting involving 40 individuals recovering from stroke. The mobile health technology (mHealth) is called the “My Stroke Team” (MyST) …

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