Sustainability of Long-Term Care

Initiatives to Improve Coverage, Quality, Financial Protection, and Financial Sustainability in Long-Term Care

Project Status:Complete

Knowledge User(s)

World Health Organization

Patient/Public Partner(s)

Caron Leid, Tayaba Khan

Funding Source(s)

  • World Health Organization

Project Objectives

To explore initiatives to improve coverage, quality, financial protection, and financial sustainability in long-term care.

Research Approach

Rapid Scoping Review

Project Lead(s)

Marilyn MacDonald

Position: School of Nursing, Dalhousie University

Dr. Marilyn Macdonald is a Professor and Associate Director of Graduate Studies in the School of Nursing, and Director of the Joanna Briggs Centre of Excellence in the conduct of systematic reviews, Dalhousie University. She has a varied background in clinical nursing including; general surgery, cardio-vascular surgery, public-health nursing, home care, and a decade as a clinical nurse specialist. The primary focus of her research is homecare with a focus on caregivers. Dr. Macdonald is an Affiliate Scientist with the Nova Scotia Health Authority. Research interests are in home care, patient/caregiver safety and qualitative inquiry.

Marilyn MacDonald

School of Nursing, Dalhousie University

Dr. Marilyn Macdonald is a Professor and Associate Director of...

Project Outputs