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Care through Connection: Access to Resources in the Community

Primary care physicians and community stakeholder perspectives on social prescribing

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Brain stimulation: the future of stroke rehab

Clinical trials at Bruyère seek to close the gap between research and practice

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Bruyère teams with Carefor in newly expanded Bruyère@Home program

Bruyère is helping older adults transition home, safter and faster following a hospital stay, with Carefor as the care service provider in newly expanded Bruyère@Home program.

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People with opioid use disorder less likely to receive palliative care at end of life

A researcher with Bruyère Research Institute has co-authored a study into people with opiod use disorder and their access to palliative care.

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The effects of multiple medications

Barbara Farrell, PharmD, spoke with the New York Times on polypharmacy – the use of multiple prescription drugs.

Bruyère’s John and Jennifer Ruddy Geriatric Day Hospital

Bruyere’s Geriatric Day Hospital program featured in the Ottawa Citizen

Elizabeth Payne with the Ottawa Citizen recently visited Bruyère’s John and Jennifer Ruddy Geriatric Day Hospital.

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Alzheimer’s treatments spur hopes and challenges across Canada

New therapies would mean change at all levels.

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Can psychological distress be treated with rTMS? First of its kind study shows promising results for palliative patients.

Palliative care researchers at Bruyère tested an accelerated five-day therapeutic approach that could help palliative patients with psychological distress.

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New health equity review reveals care-related disparities for minorities in long-term care

Apr 3, 2024 | Research, News, Long-Term Care

A new systematic review analyzing care outcomes in long-term care, found 62% of included studies demonstrated disparities in care outcomes for minoritized groups.

Vivian Welch Applied Public Health Chair

Bruyère Investigator Vivian Welch, PhD awarded CIHR-PHAC Applied Public Health Chair

Mar 26, 2024 | Research, News, Long-Term Care

Vivian Welch, PhD, Senior Investigator at Bruyère Research Institute was awarded an Applied Public Health Chair by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Public Health Agency of Canada.