This document provides an overview of issues related to the use of solitary conferment in the Canadian correctional setting. It provides statistics and speaks to issues related to psychological harm and human rights.
This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources to support older adults to age in place. These include research articles, resources to share with older adults and their carepartners, publications on community based strategies and initiatives, studies on the impact of neighbourhood on the health or older adults and information on technology to support aging in place. 4 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.
This toolkit is designed to help municipalities to plan to support their older population to age in place. It includes examples and techniques for coordination and their cost effectiveness. 36 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.
This article describes a community-based participatory action research project conducted in Western Canada examining how to best use shared spaces in a low-income seniors' apartment complex. 9 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.
The authors investigated the consequences of subjective experiences of neighbourhood safety and social cohesion on older adults mental health. Their findings suggest the importance of promoting perceived neighbourhood safety and social cohesion particularly for those with functional limitations. 11 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.
This report examines the issues of ageing in place, caregiver support, an ageing workforce, health care sustainability, social inclusion and activity, elder abuse and ageism / discrimination in the Canadian context. 99 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.
The authors investigated both neighbourhood and home as socio-spatial realms of older adults and explored the relationship between health and place. They also looked at objective and subjective measures and their associations with cognition. 11 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.