Aging, Research & Innovation Forums

Knowledge Exchange

Aging, Research & Innovation Forums

September 15, 2011 • November 23, 2011 • February 16, 2012 • Kingston, ON

Through a series of consultations, the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care identified a desire to create networking opportunities in aging research and practice at Providence Care and Queen’s University. Beginning in September 2011, CSAH organized a series of Aging, Research & Innovation Forums, inviting researchers, physicians, geriatric specialists and health care planners.


  • Establish a community of practice for researchers affiliated with Providence Care & Queen’s University who have a shared interest in health issues related to aging
  • Share research investigating health issues related to aging from inside and outside of this community of practice
  • Create a forum that promotes collaboration and innovation in research
  • Create opportunities for mentoring


  • Organizational Change and the Culture of Care Relationships: A Critical Ethnography Dr. Rosemary Brander - Senior Researcher and Program Evaluator, Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care
  • The Primary Care - Dementia Assessment & Treatment Algorithm: A Knowledge to Action Project Dr. Dallas Seitz- Assistant Professor, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Queen’s University

NOVEMBER 23, 2011

  • Collaboration and Mental Health Service Delivery in Long-Term Care: Implications for Quality of Care Dr. Salinda Horgan - Manager of Program Evaluation & Health Services Development, Geriatric Psychiatry Services, Providence Care
  • Long-Term Care Evaluation of the "Priming, Timing, Miming" Behavioural Care Plan by Facilities Receiving Patients from MHS Geriatric Psychiatry Inpatient Units Dr. Lindy Kilik - Neuropsychologist, Geriatric Psychiatry Services, Providence Care

FEBRUARY 16, 2012

  • Using Administrative Data for Chronic Disease Surveillance  Dr. Sudeep Gill - Geriatrician, Specialized Geriatrics, Providence Care
  • The Development of Recovery Competencies for In-patient Mental Health Providers Working with People with Serious Mental Illness  Ms. Shu-Ping Chen - PhD Candidate, School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Queen’s University