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Dr Estabrooks on CBC Radio

TREC's Scientific Director, Dr Carole Estabrooks, was interviewed on CBC Radio's Cross Country Checkup with Duncan McCue on Sunday June 24, 2018. The episode was titled, Nursing homes: Do you trust the level of care? The entire two hour episode is stimulating but if you are interested in Dr Estabrooks' remarks, skip ahead to 1:26:00 if you are listening, or 1:32:50 if you are watching.

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We hosted

TMS summits & SCOPE congresses

As part of our TREC Measurement System (TMS) project, we feed back some research finding to our participants after each wave of data collection. In May and June we hosted summits to tell our participants what we discovered. As TMS wraps up for the season, our SCOPE project is rolling out. SCOPE recently hosted meetings for participants to introduce them to the study and outline the quality improvement process. 

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Thank you everyone for an energizing

Annual General Meeting 2018

We held our Annual General Meeting on June 14 and 15 this year. It was attended by a diverse and engaged group of researchers, knowledge users, decision makers, citizens, and students. The day prior to the AGM, our entire TREC team was involved in a team training exercise in citizen engagement in our research process. Our AGM keynote speaker, Dr Vincent Mor, gave an engaging talk titled Tackling Quality in Nursing Homes on a Larger Scale. It was a pleasure seeing everyone, and we are already looking forward to seeing you next year!

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We raised money as

We walked for Alzheimers

With our cool new green TREC t-shirts and our walking shoes on, we walked to raise money for the Alzheimer Society of Canada. Thank you to everyone who came out to walk and who donated to our team!

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Welcome to our summer students

This summer we are happy to welcome 5 undergraduate students for the summer at the University of Alberta. Clarisse, Brittany, Grace, Kennedy, and Crystal are working on various TREC projects while learning about the research process. We love the energy and enthusiasm they have brought to the unit.

Meet our summer students

Some accomplishments 

TREC is celebrating

We are celebrating TREC Master's student Helen Doan as the recipient of the 2018 Alberta Registered Nurses Educational Trust (ARNET) Academic Scholarship sponsored by Terrill Margaret Bonnah Memorial Fund. This scholarship recognizes Helen's achievements in both her professional nursing career and educational pursuits. Congratulations, Helen!

Read about Helen's research here...

We are also celebrating, and are uber proud of, Dr. Matthias Hoben, as he starts his faculty position as an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta. Matthias, a recent post-doctoral fellow with TREC, will remain active with TREC projects in addition to his own research on oral health in nursing homes. Congratulations, Matthias!

Read Matthias' faculty profile page...

TREC grant funded by CIHR

In April we applied to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's (CIHR) project grant competition, and we are happy to announce that we have received funding for one of our new projects. The new project is called SSaSSY (Sustainment, Sustainability, and Spread Study) and is being led by Dr. Whitney Berta at the University of Toronto. We will be posting more information about it soon on our website.


TREC Webinar Series

Continence in Long Term Care

Presenter: Dr Adrian Wagg
Time: Monday, July 30, 2018, 11AM - 12PM MST

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New TREC publication

Individual and organizational predictors of allied healthcare providers' job satisfaction in residential long-term care

Aloisio LD, Gifford WA, McGilton KS, Lalonde M, Estabrooks CA, Squires JE

BMC Health Services Research, 18:491

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