Clinical and Health Services Excellence

The Clinical and Health Services Excellence program aims to deliver applied research which has the potential to generate improvements in clinical effectiveness, education and training and advances in safety through the creation of products and interventions. A key function is to create and disseminate research evidence to support decision making by clients, caregivers, professionals and policy makers.

Research Projects

Understanding the Perspectives of Physiotherapists and Physiotherapy Assistants (PTAs) in Home Care Regarding the Introduction of Physiotherapy Assistants into Home Care in Ontario.

Recommendation and installation of grab bars in home bathrooms to enhance safety and prevent falls: a retrospective chart review of current practice
Developing evidence-based recommendations to prevent falls and improve safety during bathing transfers
Senior Friendly 7 Practice Toolkit for Personal Support Workers (PSW SF7)

Testing the Hand Dermatitis Screen Tool in the Home Health Care Sector

Out at Home: Optimizing quality of care for older LGBTQI2S persons

Wearable Aging-in-place Technology for use in Community and at Home (WATCH)

Field measurement of ergonomic stressors experienced by community-based PSWs