McCormick Dementia Research is working with Fanshawe College on a research study of whether or not the data-collection process for a resident’s health status and care plan impacts the frequency of falls.
McCormick Dementia Research is working with Fanshawe College on a research study of the design of living spaces and the associated impacts on quality of life for people with dementia.
McCormick Dementia Research is working with Fanshawe College on a research study involving the use of tablet technology to facilitate the way resident care is documented.
The second phase of the research study of the impacts of animal therapy on managing aggressive behaviours in people with dementia is looking at the experience and perspective of the staff involved.
A study of the interaction between therapy animals and people with dementia may assist in managing behaviours and reduce the need for pharmacological interventions.
A study of the physical movements of people with dementia may assist in predicting the onset of agitated behavioural responses and enable caregivers to proactively redirect or reduce such behaviours.
WCA Collaborates with Western University and Behavioural Supports Ontario with the Support of McCormick Care Foundation
The WCA, the McCormick Care Foundation, and Westminster College Foundation Support a Therapeutic Garden Project at Fanshawe College and Alzheimer Outreach Services
Catherine Blake, WCA Research Assistant and Allison Eades, Baycrest Research Assistant
Jacqueline Borrie, Lawson Health Research Institute
Katherine Boughton, Brescia University College
Emily Hill , Western University
Ryan DeForge, PhD, Western University
Susan Muir, Western University
Natalie Cooper, University of Manitoba
We welcome any inquiries into our research activities. Please feel free to contact CEO Steve Crawford at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-432-2648 ext. 2319 for more information.