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In Focus fact sheets and profiles aim to provide members with the most recent research and evidence on a range of community care topics in an easily accessible format.

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In Focus: Profile

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Profiling Solutions - East Toronto's Health Collaborative: A Hospital-Community Collaboration Success
Written by Janet Lum (Ryerson University); with assistance from Wolf Klassen (Toronto East General Hospital), Diana Hooper (Toronto East General Hospital), and Jennifer Sladek (McMaster University). August 2010

Veterans Independence Program
Written by Janet Lum (Ryerson University); with assistance from David Pedlar (Veterans Affairs Canada), Stewart Macintosh (Veterans Affairs Canada), Jennifer Sladek (McMaster University), and Alvin Ying (Ryerson University). January 2008

 

 

In Focus: Fact Sheets

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Community Hubs: Right Care, Right Place, Right Time
Written by Janet Lum and Alvin Ying (Ryerson University). November 2014

Science Behind the Alzheimer Society of Toronto iPod Project
Written by Tommy Tam, Jillian Watkins, Allie Peckham, David Rudoler, Steve Durant, and A. Paul Williams (Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto). August 2013

Ontario Personal Support Workers in Home and Community Care: CRNCC/PSNO Survey Results
Written by Janet M. Lum (Ryerson University), Jennifer Sladek (Ryerson University) and Alvin Ying (Ryerson University) with assistance from Lori Holloway Payne (Personal Support Network of Ontario). December 2010 

Home Support Workers in the Continuum of Care for Older People
Written by Janet M. Lum (Ryerson University), Jennifer Sladek (Ryerson University) and Alvin Ying (Ryerson University) with assistance from Lori Holloway Payne (Personal Support Network of Ontario). August 2010 

Supporting Self-Managed Care 
Written by Janet M. Lum (Ryerson University), Susan Himel (Bridgepoint Health), Jennifer Sladek (Ryerson University) and Alvin Ying (Ryerson University) with assistance from Sanja Bislimovic (Ryerson University) and Suman Budhwani (Ryerson University). February 2010

Children and Youth Home Care in Canada
Written by Karen Spalding (Ryerson University); with David Salib (Ryerson University). August 2008

The Balance of Care
Written by A. Paul Williams, Kerry Kuluski, Jillian Watkins, and Robin Montgomery, University of Toronto; Janet Lum and Alvin Ying, Ryerson University; in collaboration with David Challis Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU), University of Manchester. November 2009

Seniors' Mental Health and Addictions
Written by A. Paul Williams (University of Toronto); with assistance from: David Salib (Ryerson University), Janet Lum (Ryerson University); in collaboration with Faith Malach (Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health), and Randi Fine (Older Persons’ Mental Health and Addictions Network). June 2006

Community Support Services
Written by Fern Teplitsky (Health Planner/Consultant), A. Paul Williams (University of Toronto), Raisa Deber (University of Toronto), Janet Lum (Ryerson University), and David Salib (Ryerson University). March 2006

Falls Prevention for Seniors
Written by Janet M. Lum (Ryerson University), A. Paul Williams (University of Toronto), Raisa Deber (University of Toronto) in consultation with Joanne Jasper, Downsview Services to Seniors; Dave Pedlar & Stewart Macintosh, Veterans Affairs Canada; Jane Fry-Sutherland, Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres; Debbie Humphreys, Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes & Services for Seniors; Kimberly Wilson, Canadian Coalition for Seniors Mental Health; with assistance from Sanja Bislimovic (Ryerson University) and Alvin Ying (Ryerson University) . Updated July 2009

Sexuality and Aging
Written by Janet M. Lum with assistance from Jennifer Sladek, Alvin Ying, Sanja Bislimovic and Thomas Kais Prial. December 2009

 

 

Informal Caregiving Series

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Informal Caregiving
Written by Janet Lum (Ryerson University); with assistance from Louisa Hawkins (Ryerson University), Jenny Liu (Ryerson University), Alvin Ying (Ryerson University), Jennifer Sladek (Ryerson University), Allie Peckham (University of Toronto) and A. Paul Williams (University of Toronto). July 2011

Informal Caregiving and Diversity
Written by Janet Lum (Ryerson University); with assistance from Joe Springer (Ryerson University), Jenny Liu (Ryerson University) and Alvin Ying (Ryerson University). July 2011

Informal Caregiving and LGBT Communities
Written by Janet Lum (Ryerson University) and Louisa Hawkins (Ryerson University); with assistance from Alvin Ying (Ryerson University), Jillian Watkins (University of Toronto) and Tim McCaskell (Author and HIV/AIDS Educator). July 2011

 

 

Diversity Series

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Diversity: Disability Issues in Home and Community Care
Written by Janet Lum (Ryerson University); with assistance from student researchers: Khadija Khan (Ryerson University), Will Rassenti (Ryerson University), Sarah Smith (Ryerson University), Alexandra Williams (University of Western), Alvin Ying (Ryerson University); in consultation with: Claire Bryden (Bellwoods Centres for Community Living Inc), Suzanne Crawford and Jim McMinn (LOFT Community Services), Randi Fine (Older Persons' Mental Health and Addictions Network of Ontario), Judi Fisher (Cheshire Southwestern Ontario), Kimberly Wilson (Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health); and Brian Young (Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs). Updated January 2014

Diversity: Sexual Orientation in Home and Community Care
Written by Janet Lum (Ryerson University); with assistance from student researchers:Jennifer Sladek (McMaster University), Jillian Watkins (University of Toronto), Alvin Ying (Ryerson University); in consultation with Bruce Graham (Community Care East York), Tim McCaskell (Author and HIV/AIDS Educator), Dick Moore (519 Community Centre), and Anna Travers (Sherbourne Health Centre). Updated July 2011

Diversity: Ethnoracial Issues in Home and Community Care
Written by Janet Lum (Ryerson University); with assistance from: Jennifer Sladek (McMaster University), Joseph Springer (Ryerson University), Alvin Ying (Ryerson University); in consultation with Jennifer Clark (Ryerson University), Deborah Egan (Community Home Assistance to Seniors), Usha George (Ryerson University), Sujata Ganguli (St. Clair West Services for Seniors), Odette Maharaj (Scarborough Services for Seniors), Odete Nascimento (St Christopher House), and Jane Sutherland Fry (Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres). July 2009

 

 

Supportive Housing Series

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Supportive Housing: Australia's Retirement Villages Care Pilot
Written by Janet Lum & Carolyn Steele-Gray, with assistance from Jennifer Sladek & Alvin Ying. June 2009

Supportive Housing From the Ground Up: Frequently Asked Questions
Written by Janet Lum (Ryerson University); with assistance from student researchers: Jennifer Sladek (McMaster University); Alvin Ying (Ryerson University); in collaboration with Gerrie Burnett (Neighbourhood Link/Senior Link), Judith Leon (Neighbourhood Link/Senior Link), and Ray Applebaum (Peel Senior Link). October 2007

Supportive Housing
Written by Janet Lum (Ryerson University); with assistance from: Vivian Leung (University of Toronto), Paul Williams (University of Toronto), Alvin Ying (Ryerson University); in collaboration with Simonne Ruff (Corporation for Supportive Housing). October 2006