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Q&A: Jennifer Baumbusch on the Impact of Family Councils on Long-term Care
August 27, 2017
BC Care providers Association


“Family councils are interesting because they’re one of only two formalized ways that family members can be involved in care; the other way is care conferences which is a very individualized approach. Family councils stand as the only collective way for families to get together to advocate and participate in decision-making.”

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“Getting Old? Get Ready”
September 8, 2017


“…In the next 30 years, the number of elderly Canadians needing assistance is expected to double – there are now more seniors than there are kids in Canada. And Canadians 65 and older will continue to rise; by 2024 they will account for 20.1% of the population, reports Stats Canada.”

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Serious pain afflicts a third of nursing home residents in last six month of life
UBC news
June 29, 2017


“Sixty per cent of residents reported consistent low or mild pain, while around 34 per cent reported moderate or severe pain across different assessment periods. This tells us that once the pain was present it remained constant, and few residents saw any improvement as they approached death,”

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The Globe and Mail: Making Art for Making Place, Dr. Phinney
December 15, 2015

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The art, the study’s authors have found, did have an impact – but it wasn’t what they had expected. The work didn’t simply help orient the residents or liven up the space. It enlivened the residents.

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CBC The Current interview with Dr. Jennifer Baumbusch
October 6, 2015

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Vancouver Sun interview with Dr. Baumbusch
September 29, 2015

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Global National News interview with Dr. Baumbusch
September 29, 2015

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