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An Assessment of organizational infrastructure gaps, barriers and enablers to developing formal palliative care programs in LTC homes : a comparative case study of two long term care homes in Northern Ontario

dc.contributor.advisorKelley, Mary Lou
dc.contributor.authorMcAnulty, Jessica
dc.date.accessioned2012-11-11T03:38:19Z
dc.date.available2012-11-11T03:38:19Z
dc.date.created2011
dc.date.issued2012-11-10
dc.identifier.urihttp://knowledgecommons.lakeheadu.ca/handle/2453/329
dc.description.abstractThis research paper is a sub-study of a five year Social Sciences and Humanities Research Counci l of Canada (SSHRC) funded Community-University Research Alliance project: Improving Quality ofLife for People Dying in Long-Term Care Homes, in progress from 2009 to 2013. This sub-study uses a comparative case study design and the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association' s (CHPCA) model of practice as a framework to understand how the organizational infrastructure of two long-term care (LTC) homes affects their capacity to develop and deliver formal palliative care programs. The three main goals of this sub-study were: 1 ) to identifY resources and functions within the two LTC homes that serve as enablers to support palliative care development and delivery; 2) to identify current gaps and barriers that influence the development and delivery of formal palliative care programs within these two care homes ; and 3 ) t o determine a list of priorities for change a t the organizational level i n e fforts t o make the LTC homes more successful during the development and delivery their own formalized palliative care programs.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.subjectPalliative careen_US
dc.subjectOntario, Northernen_US
dc.subjectLong-term care facilitiesen_US
dc.subjectLong-term care of the sicken_US
dc.titleAn Assessment of organizational infrastructure gaps, barriers and enablers to developing formal palliative care programs in LTC homes : a comparative case study of two long term care homes in Northern Ontarioen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
etd.degree.nameM.S.W.en_US
etd.degree.levelMasteren_US
etd.degree.disciplineSocial Worken_US
etd.degree.grantorLakehead Universityen_US


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