7:00pm - 9:00pm
Trinity Western University, Langley Campus

Registration Information

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NOTE: This event was originally to be held on January 16th, 2020 but due to inclement weather, has been rescheduled to February 13th, 2020.

Workshop

Focusing on Quality of Life in Health Care for Older Adults

NOTE: This event was originally to be held on January 16th, 2020 but due to inclement weather, has been rescheduled to February 13th, 2020.

Older adults who are living with progressive chronic illness benefit from health care that focuses on their quality of life. Sawatzky’s Canada Research Chair in Person-Centred Outcomes involves developing and using online tools to improve health care by asking people about what matters to them about physical, psychosocial and spiritual aspects of their lives, including their symptoms and health care experiences.
The research shows how these tools can be personalized by focusing on those questions that matter most to each person. During this celebratory event, you will have an interactive opportunity to learn about this innovative research on developing and using a Person-Centred Health Information System that seeks to improve health care by focusing on the assessment of each person’s quality of life.

View the event poster here.

Visit the website to find out more about quality of life assessment: HEALTHYQOL.COM

SPEAKER: RICHARD SAWATZKY PhD, RN
Canada Research Chair in Person-Centred Outcomes
Professor, School of Nursing
BC SUPPORT Unit Patient-Centred Measurement Methods Cluster Lead

Sawatzky’s research focuses on methods for person-centred outcome measurement and the use of quality of life assessment tools in healthcare decision-making, with a particular emphasis on people who have chronic illnesses and their family caregivers.