Event Date: Nov 22, 2023

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In this webinar, Dr. Guthrie will provide an overview of the interRAI data in Canada. The interRAI tools are standardized, clinical assessments used widely in home care and long-term care in Canada and in multiple other countries. The presentation will discuss how these data were used to estimate the prevalence of sensory impairments and also touch on the role of hearing loss as a risk factor for long-term care admission.
This integrated KTE webinar event is brought to you by brainXchange in partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Canada and the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA).


Dawn-Guthrie.pngDr. Dawn Guthrie, PhD, Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education; Department of Health Sciences
Dr. Dawn Guthrie is a Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education and the Department of Health Sciences at Wilfrid Laurier University. Dr. Guthrie is a gerontologist with additional training in epidemiology and has been a faculty member at Laurier since 2004. She is a Fellow with interRAI, a non-profit consortium of roughly 130 researchers and clinicians from just over 35 countries. Her main areas of research involve evaluating health services for older persons and those with disabilities, including adults with combined vision and hearing loss, and individuals who are seriously ill or receiving palliative care services. Her research involves the development and testing of standardized assessment instruments and creating decision-support tools for clinicians and decision makers, including quality indicators.