Published Articles

Published Articles

 

A key aspect of our research activity involves sharing information on our current projects and study findings.


Posters and Presentations

The following is a list of some of the recent posters and presentations related to research projects involving McCormick Home and/or McCormick Dementia Services.  For a complete list, please contact Steve Crawford, CEO, McCormick Care Group, scrawford@mccormickcare.ca:

Gerontological Society of America
November 16, 2019, Austin, TX
Be EPIC: A Person-Centered Communication Intervention for Home Care Workers
M. Savundranayagam, K. Williams, S. Basque, JB Orange, M. Kloseck, M. Johnson, K. Schmall

This is Long-Term Care Conference 2019
September 18, 2019, Toronto, ON
Engaging College Students to Improve Design for Human Centric Experience
N. Rowe, S. Crawford

33rd International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International
July 26- 29, 2018, Chicago, IL
Optimizing Resident Care and Quality of Life in Long-Term Care with Environmental Enhancements
I. Gutmanis, C. Blake, S. Crawford

International Society for Posture and Gait Research World Congress
June 30 – July 4, 2019, Edinburgh, Scotland
Effect of multi­tasking on walking and cognitive demands in adults with Alzheimer’s dementia experienced in using a 4-wheeled walker
S. Hunter, H. Omana, W. Wittich, KD Hill, AM Johnson, J. Holmes

International Society for Posture and Gait Research World Congress
June 30 – July 4, 2019, Edinburgh, Scotland
Effect of learning to use a single-point cane on gait and cognitive demands of walking in people with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s dementia
S. Hunter, A. Divine, H. Omana, W. Wittich, KD Hill, AM Johnson, J. Holmes

International Society for Posture and Gait Research World Congress
June 30 – July 4, 2019, Edinburgh, Scotland
Examining the relationship between visual acuity, executive function and postural control in cognitively healthy adults and adults with Alzheimer’s dementia
S. Hunter, A. Divine, H. Omana, J. Holmes, W. Wittich, KD Hill, AM Johnson

World Confederation of Physical Therapy Congress
Geneva, Switzerland, May 10-13, 2019
Perceptions of mobility-aid use in adults with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers: a qualitative study
S. Hunter, A. Divine, AM Johnson, KD Hill, W. Wittich, JD Holmes

Australian New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference
November 18-20, 2018, Hobart, Australia
Effect on spatiotemporal gait parameters of learning to use a wheeled walker in Alzheimer’s disease
S. Hunter, A. Divine, K. Hill, J. Holmes, A. Johnson, W. Wittich

Australian New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference
November 18-20, 2018, Hobart, Australia
Effect of multi­ tasking on walking in adults with Alzheimer’s dementia experienced in mobility aid use
S. Hunter, A. Divine, K. Hill, J. Holmes, A. Johnson, W. Wittich

Canadian Physiotherapy Association Conference
November 1-3, 2018, Montreal, QC
Examining the relationship between cognition and balance in Alzheimer’s disease
A. Divine, JD Holmes, AM Johnson, KD Hill, W. Wittich, S. Hunter

Alzheimer’s Association International Conference
July 22-26, 2018, Chicago, IL
The effect of multi-tasking and path configuration on walking in older adults with Alzheimer’ s disease using a mobility aid
S. Hunter, A. Divine, AM Johnson, KD Hill, W. Wittich, JD Holmes

Alzheimer’s Association International Conference
July 22-26, 2018, Chicago, IL
Examining relationships between visual acuity, executive function and postural control in cognitively healthy people and people with Alzheimer’s disease
S. Hunter, A. Divine, AM Johnson, KD Hill, W. Wittich, JD Holmes

Therapeutic Recreation Ontario 18th Annual Conference
May 31 – June 2, 2017, London, ON
Animal Assisted Interventions
Julie Casey
King’s University College

21st International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics
July 23 – 27, 2017, San Francisco, CA
Do Family Members’ Most Important Concerns about Caregiving Vary Across the Caregiving Career?
M.Y. Savundranayagam, S. Basque, A. Roberts, J.B. Orange, K. Johnson
Western University, Northwestern University, McCormick Dementia Services

9th Canadian Conference on Dementia
November 2 – 4, 2017, Toronto, ON
Optimizing Resident Care and Quality of Life in Long-Term Care with Environmental Enhancements
I. Gutmanis, C.M. Blake, S. Crawford
Western University, McCormick Dementia Research, McCormick Care Group
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Therapeutic Recreation Ontario 18th Annual Conference
May 31 – June 2, 2017, London, ON
Empowering Dementia Day Program Clients through PhotoVoice
D. Smale and H. Jevnikar
McCormick Dementia Services
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Dementia Action Alliance North American Conference
June 25 – 27, 2017, Atlanta, GA
Practicing Personhood in Individuals Living with Dementia
K. Johnson
McCormick Dementia Services
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Western University Faculty of Health Sciences Homecoming Lectures: Dealing with Dementia
October 21, 2017, London, ON
Improving Caregiving Relationships through Improved Communications
M.Y. Savundranayagam, School of Health Studies, Western University
Falls Prevention in People with Dementia
S. Hunter, School of Physical Therapy, Western University
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Western University, 15th Annual Geriatric Psychiatry Symposium
October 25, 2017, London, ON
Panel Presentation: Who is the Client?
K. Johnson
McCormick Dementia Services
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St. Joseph’s Health Care, Geriatric Interdisciplinary Grand Rounds
February 1, 2018, London, ON
Falls Prevention in People with Dementia
S. Hunter, School of Physical Therapy, Western University
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Southwest LHIN Home and Community Care Coordinators Meeting
April 18, 2018, London, ON
Language Use, Behavioural Assessments, and Collaborative Communication with Day Programs
K. Johnson
McCormick Dementia Services
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We welcome any inquiries about our research activities. Please feel free to contact CEO Steve Crawford at scrawford@mccormickcare.ca or 519-432-2648 ext. 2319 for more information.