For further assistance with your assignment, ask at the Belzberg Library Reference Desk or contact Nina Smart, Liaison Librarian for Gerontology (778.782.5043 (inaccessible due to library closure) / firstname.lastname@example.org) Monday to Thursday at Belzberg Library or Ask a Librarian.
NOTE Fall 2019: This course page is being updated.
Fall 2019 Nina will be having an office hour in the Gerontology department (HC 2800) Wednesdays 12:30 - 1:30.
Instructor: Dan Levitt
"The purpose of this course is to enable the student an opportunity to understand long term care’s role in the health care continuum, understand the history of long term care services and to explore the role this sector should play in the provision of services in an integrated health care delivery system. "
For more information, see the GERO 410 Course outline
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- How to lead a class discussion Carleton University
- Giving effective presentations SFU Student Learning Commons
- The encyclopedia of elder care [online] Major article on "Long-term care policy"
- Handbook of geriatric care management [print]
- Long-term care administration and management [online]
- Managing geriatric health services [print] Chapter 1 "Administration within long term care"
- Models and pathways for person-centered elder care [print]
- Regulating long-term care quality : an international comparison [online and print]
- Residential long-term care in Canada [online]
Search the SFU catalogue -- sample subject headings:
- Older people -- Long-term care
- Nursing Homes - Administration
- Older People - Medical Care
Sample keyword search: ("long term care" OR "elder care") AND (administ* OR manag*).
Note: Adding Canada or British Columbia in your search keywords will help you find more local resources.
Theses written by former students at the Department of Gerontology could also be useful. In particular, their list of references can provide other resources for you to look at. You can find theses in the library catalogue or in Summit.
- Assisted living in BC: effects of organizational factors on residents' satisfaction by S. Karmali
- Resident-centred care and the quality of life of long-term care facility residents by M. L. McWhirter
Start with these databases to find journal articles. Note: including geographic terms such Canada or British Columbia in your search keywords will help you find more local resources. For more information, see How to Find Journal Articles
Ageline - major database for social gerontology.
Sample Subject term: Long Term Care Administration
Biomedical Reference Collection
Sample Subject terms: Long-term care facilities AND Management
Canadian Electronic Library from desLibris fulltext Canadian policy documents
Sample Subject terms: Long-term care facilities OR Nursing Homes
CINAHL Complete major database for nursing and allied health
Sample subject terms: Long Term Care AND Management
Medline (EBSCO version) major medical database
Business Source Complete major busines administration database
Sample subject term: Long-term care facilities
- Alzheimer Society of B.C. including a Long Term Care section
- Assisted Living Registrar of B.C. BC Health
- BC Care Providers Association "represents service providers in the seniors living and wellness sector", including long-term care
- Home & Community Care BC Health
- Ministry of Health
- Canadian Association for Long Term Care news and association links
- Canadian Health Leadership Network newsletters, studies and webinars
Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)
See their Residential Care section and resources such as Your Health System, and LTC financial tables [Excel]
- HealthCareCAN - "national voice of healthcare organizations across Canada"
- Quality End-of-Life Care Coalition of Canada (QELCCC)
See also: Health Care Administration UBC Library guide