Hélène Carbonneau

Hélène Carbonneau
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières · Departement d'Études en Loisir, Culture et Tourisme

PhD en gérontologie

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Publications (100)
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From 2019 to 2022, research was conducted with the goal of academically and practically documenting the psychological mistreatment as well as the material and financial mistreatment of older adults with disabilities, which classifies them as disabled in Québec. It was done with the intention to contribute to the understanding of a problem by relyin...
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Resident-to-resident aggression (RRA) is a globally-recognized problem in long-term care centers which is presently understudied among private seniors’ residences (PSRs) for independent and semi-independent older adults. This research documents the manifestations of RRA in PSRs in Québec and identifies the need to develop a program promoting wellne...
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RÉSUMÉ Plusieurs recherches ont démontré que le loisir familial amène de multiples bienfaits pour les familles autant sur le plan de la cohésion et l’adaptabilité familiales que celui de leur qualité de vie générale. Cependant, le quotidien des familles vivant avec un enfant handicapé est rempli de plusieurs défis et la place du loisir dans ce mili...
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The measures implemented to limit the spread of COVID-19 affect the social relationships of the elderly. The aim of this article is to understand the effects of the pandemic on residents and resident-to-resident aggression (RRA). In total, 21 individual interviews were conducted with three groups of actors of four independent living facilities who...
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Peer mediation is an interesting avenue for the inclusion of youth with disabilities in day camps. This approach, which focuses on interaction between youth rather than through an adult, is the basic premise of the Camps on TRACKS program. This program was implemented as part of a pilot test with a limited number of stakeholders in a Quebec municip...
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Public libraries are becoming a third place dedicated to community life, with new spaces promoting exchanges and co-creation, such as Fab Labs (digital creation activities) and Art Hives (artistic activities). This participatory research, using a Living Lab approach, aimed to identify key elements that promote inclusive leisure experiences of peopl...
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Introduction A French version of the Briefing-Sensation Seeking Scale (B-SSS) (Hoyle et al., 2002) was developed according to a process of double reverse translation. Objective Two studies were then led to validate the psychometrics properties (validity and the reliability) of this French version of the B-SSS. Methods In the first study, 97 parti...
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This article presents the conceptual framework developed for the study “Self-actualization and self-efficacy in the elderly in a ludic foreign language program.” We explicate the theoretical grounds for the ludic teaching approach used in the Italian language learning program Pian, piano si va lontano. Based on the concept of ludicity, this serious...
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Full title : Beaulieu, M., Maillé, I., Bédard-Lessard, J., Fortier, J., Carbonneau, H., Éthier, S., Morin, C., & Sévigny, A. (2020). Countering mistreatment of older adults: lessons learned in Canada to enhance volunteering activities in non-profit organisations. In Phelan, A. & O'Shea, D. (Eds.) Changing Horizons in the 21st Century: Perspectives...
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Full title : Castonguay, J., Fortier, J., Sévigny, A., Carbonneau, H., & Beaulieu, M. (2020). Can on enjoy a happy retirement without volunteering? Dans Billette, V. et Marier, P. & Séguin, A.-M. (Eds.) Getting Wise About Getting Old. UBC Press. Vancouver, BC, Canada. pp. 173-180.
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This article discusses promising practices used by employees and volunteers in nonprofit organizations (NPOs) in countering the mistreatment of older adults (CMOA). The findings presented here are the result of research on the material and financial actions of NPOs in CMOA, based on multiple case studies in five active Canadian NPOs in the framewor...
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Cet article présente les caractéristiques et le déroulement d’un groupe d’éducation innovateur auprès des proches aidants. En huit ou neuf rencontres de deux heures et demie (2 h 30) chacune, la démarche vise à sensibiliser les proches aidants à l’expérience morale vécue dans l’exercice de leur rôle. Les écrits démontrent que ce sont les dilemmes é...
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When planning for retirement, there are many people who neglect to think properly about leisure and free time during retirement. In a study conducted in 2015, researchers noticed the common need among retirees to allow themselves time for this reflection. A secondary analysis of the data from a previous study allowed us to shed light on the needs o...
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This article presents the results of the study “The Self-Actualization and Self-Efficacy of Quebec Seniors in a Ludic Context of Learning a Foreign Language.” The evaluation of the effects of the Pian, piano si va lontano piano program on the self-actualization and the self-efficacy of the study participants was carried out through measures taken b...
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Social participation is a determinant of healthy aging. Despite the fact that the lives of people with congenital disabilities or disabilities acquired prior to adulthood become more complex as they age, understanding social participation among this distinct population remains underdeveloped. This qualitative descriptive study addresses this gap in...
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Beaulieu, M., Carbonneau, H. & Rondeau-Leclaire, A. (27 janvier 2020). Oser en parler… Un premier pas vers le mieux-être. Handi-Apte. Sherbrooke (Estrie). (TC) (1h40, 12 participants).
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Beaulieu, M., Carbonneau, H. & Rondeau-Leclaire, A. (24 février 2020). Oser en parler… Un premier pas vers le mieux-être. Résidence Chartwell Principale. Cowansville (Estrie). (TC) (1h30, 35 participants).
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Importance: Developed in California to enable community-dwelling older adults to maintain healthy and meaningful activities, Lifestyle Redesign® is a well-known cost-effective preventive occupational therapy intervention. The impact of a newly adapted French version on older French-Canadians was, however, unknown. Objective: To explore the influ...
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Leisure participation may promote cognitive health in older adults who have had a stroke. It is important to provide them with the appropriate tools and resources in order to enable them to engage in these activities. The objective of this study is to identify the educational needs of older adults who have had a stroke in order to support their par...
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Beaulieu, M., Bédard-Lessard, J., Maillé, I., Carbonneau, H., Éthier, S., Fortier, J., Morin, C., & Sévigny, A. (2019). Défis et opportunités de l’action bénévole dans la lutte contre la maltraitance en milieu rural. Actes du colloque sur La participation sociale des aînés revisitée. Tenu à Québec du 5 au 7 juin 2018.
Technical Report
Beaulieu, M., Carbonneau, H., Rondeau-Leclaire, A. (2019) Maltraitance psychologique et financière envers les personnes aînées ayant des incapacités au Québec. Rapport d’étape - fin de An 1. Rapport remis à l’Office des personnes handicapées du Québec. 10 p.
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Beaulieu, M., Maillé, I., Bédard-Lessard, J., Carbonneau, H., Éthier, S., Fortier, J., Morin, C., & Sévigny, A. (October 25th, 2019). Promising practices as response to the challenges identified by non-profit organizations acting to counter the mistreatment of older adults. 48th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting of the Canadian Association...
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Beaulieu, M., Maillé, I., Bédard-Lessard, J., Carbonneau, H., Éthier, S., Fortier, J., Morin, C., & Sévigny, A. (6 novembre 2019). Rôles des organismes à but non lucratif et des bénévoles dans la lutte contre la maltraitance envers les personnes aînées : aspects juridiques identifiés. Congrès conjoint de la Société de criminologie du Québec et l'As...
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Beaulieu, M., Maillé, I., Bédard-Lessard, J., Carbonneau, H., Éthier, S., Fortier, J., Morin, C., & Sévigny, A. (May 25th, 2019). Non-for-profit agencies actions in countering financial mistreatment of older persons in Canada. 9th Congress of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics - European Section. Symposium « Financial explo...
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Beaulieu, M., Maillé, I., Bédard-Lessard, J., Carbonneau, H., Éthier, S., Fortier, J., Morin, C., & Sévigny, A. (October 26th, 2019). Volunteer management within non-profit organizations acting to counter mistreatment of older adults. 48th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting of the Canadian Association of Gerontology « Navigating the Tides of...
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The issue of leisure for people with disabilities is central as the practice of these activities helps counteract certain problems of sedentariness, social isolation or stigmatization. This problematic is even more complicated in rural areas, where limited means, as well as geographical location and scope slow down certain avenues of leisure develo...
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Beaulieu, M., Maillé, I., Bédard-Lessard, J., Carbonneau, H., Éthier, S., Fortier, J., Morin, C., et Sévigny, A. (Octobre, 2018). Analyse intégrée des cinq cas. Sherbrooke : Chaire de recherche sur la maltraitance envers les personnes aînées.
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Purpose: The practice of sport and leisure has many physiological and psychological benefits. However, certain behaviours may contravene the physical integrity and well-being of participants, notably through sports injuries. Several endogenous (sensation seeking, risk perception, psycho-affective aspects, substance consumption, age) and exogenous (...
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Cet article propose une description et une analyse critique du processus de recherche participative mis en oeuvre au sein du projet Habitats, milieux de vie et participation sociale des aînés . L’analyse critique met l’accent sur des conditions favorables à la réussite de ce processus, sur des difficultés rencontrées au cours de la mise en oeuvre d...
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Background. Choisir de Gagner is a Quebec (Canada) company associated to AlterGo and Défi sportif. Its mission is to promote a healthy lifestyle for youth with disabilities. Objectives. This article analyzes this organization, especially its strengths and weaknesses of its environments. Methods. The study took place over a three-year period, from 2...
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La Chaire de recherche sur la maltraitance envers les personnes aînées conduit le projet de recherche l’Action bénévole dans la lutte contre la maltraitance matérielle et financière envers les personnes aînées (ABAM-MF). Celui-ci a pour but de comprendre l’action des OBNL en matière de lutte contre la maltraitance matérielle et financière envers le...
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In Quebec, a Canadian province, public policy focuses on a continuum of services. Non-profit organisations (NPOs), specialised in countering mistreatment of older adults (MOA), are essential partners. They work with social workers from public health and social services (PHSS). The research project Volunteering to Counter Material or Financial Mistr...
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Objective: This pilot study explored the influence of Lifestyle Redesign® on older French- Canadians’ health, social participation, leisure and mobility. Method: A mixed-method design was used with 16 participants (10 women) aged 65-90 (76.4±7.6 y), 10 without and 6 with disabilities. Health, social participation, leisure and mobility questionnaire...
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Le vieillissement de la population est souvent traité, dans les discours politiques et médiatiques, comme une catastrophe démographique, un lourd fardeau social ou financier pour la société. Le vieillissement de la population et la vieillesse restent encore aujourd'hui fréquemment associés à des représentations négatives, à des idées toutes faites...
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For the 40-year anniversary of Loisir et Société/Society and Leisure, it was interesting to take stock of the articles that were published in connection with the theme of leisure and health. The last 40 years of publications have thus been scrutinized based on precise selection criteria. For this first analysis, 131 articles were selected. A qualit...
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L’isolement social est un important problème social qui touche, entre autres, les personnes aînées. En effet, il est estimé que 16 % d’entre elles vivent de l’isolement social au Canada (Statistique Canada, 2010, cité par Conseil national des aînés, 2017). Le fait de vivre en milieu rural compte parmi les principaux facteurs pouvant y contribuer (C...
Technical Report
Beaulieu, M., Bédard-Lessard, J., Carbonneau, H., Éthier, S., Fortier, J., Lorrain, J., Maillé, I., Morin, C., Salles, M. et Sévigny, A. (2018). Rapport synthèse Cas 5. Sherbrooke : Chaire de recherche sur la maltraitance envers les personnes aînées.
Technical Report
Beaulieu, M., Bédard-Lessard, J., Carbonneau, H., Éthier, S., Fortier, J., Lorrain, J., Maillé, I., Morin, C., Salles, M. et Sévigny, A. (2018). Rapport synthèse Cas 4. Sherbrooke : Chaire de recherche sur la maltraitance envers les personnes aînées.
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Beaulieu, M., Bédard-Lessard, J., Carbonneau, H., Éthier, S., Fortier, J., Lorrain, J., Maillé, I., Morin, C., Salles, M. et Sévigny, A. (2018). Rapport synthèse Cas 2. Sherbrooke : Chaire de recherche sur la maltraitance envers les personnes aînées.
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Beaulieu, M., Bédard-Lessard, J., Carbonneau, H., Éthier, S., Fortier, J., Lorrain, J., Maillé, I., Morin, C., Salles, M. et Sévigny, A. (2018). Rapport synthèse Cas 3. Sherbrooke : Chaire de recherche sur la maltraitance envers les personnes aînées.
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Many frail older adults have difficulty maintaining social participation. We developed an innovative, personalized intervention to help frail older adults pursue meaningful leisure activities through the use of compensatory strategies. This pre-experimental pilot study conducted with 10 community-dwelling frail older adults (≥80 years) showed that...
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Validating support of social participation for people with cognitive impairment (CI) plays a predominant role in maintaining identity, autonomy, sense of belonging and social bonding. Yet what restricts this participation—intervention methods, cognitive impairment, or other individuals in the participant’s environment? This study documents stakehol...
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Leisure is an instrument used to facilitate the social integration of people with disabilities. However, it requires significant knowledge of the needs and expectations of this clientele, who often experience isolation, especially in rural areas. The general objective of this study was to attempt to identify and understand the realities experienced...
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Ageism and heterosexism as social exclusion processes can contribute to the social invisibility of gay and lesbian older adults. This contribution wishes to shed a light on the perceptions of aging and on the place of older gay and lesbian people in society, as perceived by gay and lesbian older adults. It is based on the results of semi-structured...
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A high percentage of young people have a sedentary lifestyle. However the young people with disabilities tend to be even less active. Schools are expected to play an important role in supporting an active lifestyle. It is crucial to better understand the determining factors which lead young people with disabilities to adopt active lifestyles. A stu...
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Le vieillissement de la population exige de renouveler les façons de penser l’aménagement des milieux de vie pour renforcer le bien-être des aînés. Plusieurs études ont démontré que le loisir contribue à l’amélioration de la qualité de vie des aînés. À cet effet, le milieu municipal est appelé à jouer un rôle important dans l’offre de loisir destin...
Conference Paper
This exploratory research project explores the mobility challenges of outdoor navigation and way-finding, through the lens of the person with a disability. Obstacles in social participation and human interaction with technology within the urban environment are salient issues driving this research study about mobility and accessibility when navigati...
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Le vieillissement de la population commande de renouveler les façons de penser l’aménagement des milieux de vie pour renforcer le bien-être des aînés, dans lequel le loisir joue un rôle clé. À ce titre, le milieu municipal est appelé à jouer un rôle important sur cette problématique. Cet article présente les résultats d’un sondage mené en 2015 à Mo...
Technical Report
Beaulieu, M., Bédard-Lessard, J., Carbonneau, H., Éthier, S., Fortier, J., Lorrain, J., Maillé, I., Morin, C., Salles, M. et Sévigny, A. (2017). Rapport synthèse Cas 1. Sherbrooke : Chaire de recherche sur la maltraitance envers les personnes aînées.
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This study aims to document, through a scoping review, the factors of risk-taking behaviors (RTBs) in recreational, physical, and sports activity (RPSA) among men aged 14–24. EBSCOhost, Scopus, and Web of Science databases as well as the range of years 2000–2014 were chosen to perform the scoping review. Many factors have been associated with the p...
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People with disability face many constraints that affect their participation in leisure and sports, which can be seen in the gaps in the scientific literature. This study aims to document the specific issues in the leisure and sports participation of people with disability in rural areas. Qualitative research has documented the rurality-related ite...
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Because youth with disabilities participate less in physical activity than young people without disabilities and that schools play an important role in adopting a healthy lifestyle, it is important to deepen our understanding of the elements that foster participation of young people with disabilities in physical activity. The objective of this rese...
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Young people living with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have less access to sports and physical activity. Even when they do, the instructors do not always have the training to include them adequately. This study aimed to identify barriers that young people with ASD may face and strategies to overcome these barriers. In order to meet the objectiv...
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Introduction. Several studies have shown that leisure contributes to improving seniors’ quality of life. However, some of this research has also highlighted the fact that there are marked physical, socioeconomic, and cultural disparities in this population. Material and methods. To this end, this article presents the results of a survey conducted i...
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This article draws a portrait of peer interactions during physical activities between students with and without disabilities. A research group part of a project funded by Québec en Forme under the AlterGo Défi Sportif has carried out a study about the determinants of adopting healthy lifestyle habits using a mixed method and two data collection met...
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Background: Social participation, a determinant of health in older adults, requires innovative interventions. The personalised citizen assistance for social participation (APIC) involves weekly three-hour personalised stimulation sessions targeting significant social and leisure activities difficult to accomplish. Recently adapted for older adults,...
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Résumé Le secteur de la santé et des services sociaux est traversé par une forte dynamique d’innovation. Cet article propose une réflexion sur les nouveaux enjeux qui émergent en contexte d’innovation pour les intervenants sociaux oeuvrant dans ce secteur. Pour ce faire, les résultats d’une étude qualitative portant sur le vécu au travail d’interve...
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This article presents the results of a research project on the influence of leisure experiences on the family dynamics of young people with disabilities. Case studies have been performed within five different households, all of which included a teenager living with a disability, in order to understand the importance of leisure experiences in family...
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Participating in physical activities and sports entails positive impacts for youth with disabilities regarding their physical and social well-being. In Quebec, however, opportunities to practice inclusive sports adapted to their needs are scarce beyond the boundaries of the school environment. Through 33 semi-structured interviews conducted with pr...
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Background Participation is a key determinant of successful aging and enables older adults to stay in their homes and be integrated into the community. Assessing participation needs involves identifying restrictions in the accomplishment of daily and social activities. Although meeting participation needs involves older adults, their caregivers and...
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Many concerns emerge related to the use of therapeutic recreation certification through the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) in Quebec (Canada). In addition to linguistic issues, Quebec stands out by the way it approaches certain social issues. As such, it is relevant to contribute to this special edition of the Wor...
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Assess how primary and secondary schools were designed to encourage the practice of physical and sporting activities for young people with limited physical abilities. Analyse the impacts of the built environment on the adoption of active behaviours for the disabled clientele in schools. Materials and methods: Fifteen schools in Quebec were examined...
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La prise de risque en loisir, véritable enjeu social, touche principalement les jeunes hommes, lesquels sont davantage aux prises avec des blessures récréatives et sportives. L’étude présentée s’intègre au groupe de recherche de l’Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières qui explore les facteurs incitant à la prise de risque et les facteurs protégeant...
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Purpose – This paper aims to explore the match between needs and services related to participation for frail older adults receiving home care. Design/methodology/approach – A qualitative multiple case study was conducted with 11 triads each involving an elder, a caregiver and a healthcare provider working in a Health and Social Services Centers (H...
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Participation of Young People with a Functional Disability in Physical and Sports Activities. Visions and Concerns of School Staff in Quebec Young people with a functional disability face greater challenges in practicing sports and physical activities and adopting healthy lifestyles than do youths whose development is not challenged. Using a qualit...
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En 2010, l'organisme Association estrienne d'information et de formation aux aînés, DénoncerInformer- Référer-Accompagner/Dépister-Intervenir- Réévaluer-Accueillir (AEIFA-DIRA) a reçu l'appui financier du gouvernement du Canada (Financement pour la participation communautaire et le leadership, Programme Nouveaux Horizons) afin de: 1) recruter des b...
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The neurological consequences following a traumatic brain injury (TBI) greatly affect the person's daily life as well as that of the supporting relatives who often feel powerless. The social integration of people suffering from TBI is a long-term situation. TBI often involves communication and behavioural disorders that become limitations to social...
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La participation sociale est un thème de recherche capital, compte tenu de la préoccupation grandissante d’ajouter de la vie aux années plus que des années à la vie. Les contributions de l’axe Interaction et soutien social du RQRV touchent principalement deux aspects. D’une part, certains membres ont travaillé à la clarification du concept de parti...
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La pratique bénévole dans le champ de la lutte contre la maltraitance soulève des enjeux liés au recrutement et à la formation, aux rôles confiés aux bénévoles, à la délimitation de leur champ d'action dans une approche intersectorielle, de même qu'à leur imputabilité personnelle ou d'organisme.
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Up to 90% of people with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) report dissatisfaction with the status of their leisure participation and/or social integration. Yet, there are virtually no studies that have investigated the benefits of interventions that target leisure specifically for this population. The purpose of this study was to determine whethe...
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The loss of autonomy associated with dementia affects the people with dementia themselves as well as their caregivers who are often left feeling powerless and incompetent in their caregiving role. Most of the programs developed to support caregivers focus on burden and do not consider the positive aspects of caregiving. Leisure represents a way to...
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Up to 90% of people with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) report dissatisfaction with the status of their leisure participation and/or social integration. Yet, there are virtually no studies that have investigated the benefits of interventions that target leisure specifically for this population. The purpose of this study was to determine whethe...
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Research on family caregivers usually focuses more on stress and burden, especially in the context of looking after a person with dementia. This leads to fewer considerations of positive aspects of caregiving. Thus enhancing these positive aspects represents an innovative approach to caregivers’ support. Furthermore, these aspects need more concept...