Articles

Journal Articles

Chamberlain, S., Gruneir, A., Hoben, M., Squires, J.E., Cummings, G.G., Estabrooks, C.A. Influence of organizational context on nursing home staff burnout: A cross-sectional survey of care aides in western Canada. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 71, 60-69.


Dearing, J.W., Beacom, A.M., Chamberlain, S.A., Meng, J., Berta, W.B., Keefe, J.M., Squires, J.E., Doupe, M.B., Taylor, D., Reid, R.C., Cook, H., Cummings, G.G., Baumbusch, J.L., Knopp-Sihota, J., Norton, P.G., Estabrooks, C.A. (2017). Pathways for best practice diffusion: The structure of informal relationships in Canada’s long-term care sector. Implementation Science, 12:11. Open Access


Hoben, M., Norton, P.G., Ginsburg, L.R., Anderson, R.A., Cummings, G.G., Lanham, H.J., Squires, J.E., Taylor, D., Wagg, A.S., Estabrooks, C.A. (2017). Improving Nursing Home Care through Feedback On PerfoRMance Data (INFORM): Protocol for a cluster-randomized trial. Trials, 18:9. Open Access


Knopp-Sihota, J.A., Patel, P., Estabrooks, C.A. (2016). Interventions for the Treatment of Pain in Nursing Home Residents: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 17(12), 1163.e19–1163.e28.


Hoben, M., Poss, J.W., Norton, P.G., Estabrooks, C.A. (2016). Oral/dental items in the resident assessment instrument – minimum Data Set 2.0 lack validity: results of a retrospective, longitudinal validation study. Population Health Metrics, 14:36. Open Access


Chamberlain, S., Hoben, M., Squires, J., Estabrooks, C.A. (2016). Individual and organizational predictors of health care aide job satisfaction. BMC Health Services Research 16:577. Open Access


Cummings, G.G., Doupe, M., Ginsburg, L., McGregor, M., Norton, P.G., Estabrooks, C.A. (2016). Development and validation of A Scheduled Shifts Staffing (ASSiST) measure of unit-level staffing in nursing homesThe Gerontologist.


Hoben, M., Estabrooks, C.A., Squires, J.E., Behrens, J. (2016). Factor structure, reliability and measurement invariance of the Alberta Context Tool and the Conceptual Research Utilization Scale, for German residential long term care. Frontier in Psychology, 7:1339.


Cooper, S.L., Carleton, H.L., Chamberlain, S.A., Cummings, G.G., Bambrick, W., Estabrooks, C.A. (Online view). Burnout in the nursing home health care aide:  A systematic review. Burnout Research, 3(3), 76-87. Open Access


Estabrooks, C.A., Knopp-Sihota, J., Cummings, G.G., Norton, P.G. (Online view). Making research results relevant and useable: Presenting complex organizational context data to non-research stakeholders in the nursing home setting. Worldviews on Evidenced-based Nursing, 13(4), 270-276.


Ginsburg, L., Berta, W., Baumbusch, J., Rohit Dass, A., Laporte, A., Reid, R., Squires, J., Taylor, D. (2016). Measuring work engagement, psychological empowerment and organizational citizenship behavior among health care aides. The Gerontologist, 56(2), e1-e11.


Hoben, M., Chamberlain, S.A., Knopp-Sihota, J.A., Poss, J.W., Thompson, G.N., Estabrooks, C.A. (2016). Impact of symptoms and care practices on nursing home residents at the end of life: A rating by front-line care providers. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 17(2), 155-161.


Knopp-Sihota, J.A., Niehaus, L., Squires, J.E., Norton, P.G., Estabrooks, C.A. (2015). Factors associated with rushed and missed resident care in western Canadian nursing homes: A cross sectional survey of healthcare aides. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24 (19-20), 2815-2825.


Smith, M.C., Kreklewetz, C.M. (2015). Can resident life stories help nursing aides learn about residents? A pilot study. Journal of Nursing Home Research, 2015;1:81-83.


Berta, W., Cranley, L., Dearing, J.W., Dogerty, E.J., Squires, J.E., Estabrooks, C.A. (2015). Why (we think) facilitation works: insights from organizational learning theory. Implementation Science, 10:141. Open Access


Squires, J.E., Hoben, M., Linklater, S., Carleton, H.L., Graham, N., Estabrooks, C.A. (2015). Job satisfaction among care aides in residential long-term care: A systematic review of contributing factors, both individual and organizational. Nursing Research and Practice, 2015: Article ID 157924.


Squires, J.E., Hayduk, L., Hutchinson, A.M., Mallick, R., Norton, P.G., Cummings, G.G., Estabrooks, C.A. (2015). Reliability and Validity of the Alberta Context Tool (ACT) with Professional Nurses: Findings from a Multi-Study Analysis. PLoS One, 10(6): e0127405. Open Access


Estabrooks, C.A., Squires, J.E., Hayduk, L., Morgan, D., Cummings, G.G., Ginsburg, L., Stewart, N., McGilton, K., Kang, S.H., Norton, P.G. (2015). The influence of organizational context on best practice use by care aides in residential long-term care settings. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 16(6), 537.e1–537.e10. Open Access


Estabrooks, C.A., Hoben, M., Poss, J.W., Chamberlain, S.A., Thompson, G.N., Silvius, J.L., Norton, P.G. (2015). Dying in a nursing home: Treatable symptom burden and its link to modifiable features of work context. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 16(6), 515-520. Open Access


Estabrooks, C.A., Squires, J.E., Carleton, H.L., Cummings, G.G., Norton, P.G. (2015). Who is looking after mom and dad? Unregulated workers in Canadian nursing homes. Canadian Journal on Aging, 34(1), 47-59. Open Access


Cummings, G.G., Mallidou, A.A., Masaoud, E., Kumbamu, A., Schalm, C., Spence Laschinger, H.K., Estabrooks, C.A. (2014). On becoming a coach: A pilot intervention study with managers in long-term care. Health Care Management Review, 39(3), 198-209.


Squires, J.E., Estabrooks, C.A., Hayduk, L., Gierl, M., Newburn-Cook, C.V. (2014). Precision of the Conceptual Research Utilization ScaleJournal of Nursing Measurement, 22(1), 145-163.


Norton, P.G., Murray, M., Doupe, M.B., Cummings, G.G., Poss, J.W., Squires, J.E., Teare, G.F., Estabrooks, C.A. (2014). Facility versus unit level reporting of quality indicators in nursing homes when performance monitoring is the goal. BMJ Open, 4:e004488. Open Access


Estabrooks, C.A., Knopp-Sihota, J., Norton, P.G. (2013). Practice Sensitive Quality indicators in MDS-RAI 2.0 nursing home data. BMC Research Notes, 6:460. Open Access


McGilton, K., Profetto-McGrath, J., Robinson, A. (2013). Implementing the Supportive Supervision Intervention for Registered Nurses in a Long-Term Care Home: A Feasibility Study. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 10(4), 238-247.


Estabrooks, C.A., Poss, J.W., Squires, J.E., Teare, G.F., Morgan, D.G., Stewart, D., Doupe, M.B., Cummings, G.G., Norton, P.G. (2013). A profile of residents in Prairie nursing homes. Canadian Journal on Aging, 32(3), 223-231.


Mallidou, A.A., Cummings, G.G., Schalm, C., Estabrooks, C.A. (2013). Health care aide’s time use in residential long-term care unit: A time-motion study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 50(9), 1229-1239.


Boström, A.-M., Cranley, L.A., Hutchinson, A.M., Cummings, G.G., Norton, P., Estabrooks, C.A. (2012). Nursing home administrators’ perspectives on a study feedback report: A cross sectional survey. Implementation Science, 7:88. Open Access


Hutchinson, A.M., Batra-Garga, N., Cranley, L.A., Boström, A.-M., Cummings, G.G., Norton, P.G., Estabrooks, C.A. (2012). Feedback reporting of survey data to healthcare aides. Implementation Science, 7:89. Open Access


Cranley, L.A., Birdsell, J., Norton, P.G., Morgan, D.G., Estabrooks. C.A. (2012). Insights into the impact and use of research results in a residential long-term care facility: A case study. Implementation Science, 7:90. Open Access


Estabrooks, C.A., Teare, G., Norton, P.G. Should we feed back research results in the midst of a study?Implementation Science, 7:87. Open Access


Boström, A.-M., Squires, J.E., Mitchell, A., Sales, A. E., Estabrooks, C.A. (2012). Workplace aggression experienced by frontline staff in dementia care. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21(9-10), 1453-1465.


Boström, A.M., Van Soest, D., Kolewaski, B., Milke, D.L., Estabrooks, C.A. (2011). Nutrition status among residents living in a Veterans’ long-term facility in Western Canada: A pilot study. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 12(3), 217-225.


Estabrooks, C.A., Hutchinson, A.M., Squires, J.E., Birdsell, J., Cummings, G.G., Degner, L., Morgan, D., Norton, P.G. (2009). Translating Research in Elder Care: an introduction to a study protocol series.Implementation Science, 4:51. Open Access


Estabrooks, C.A, Squires, J.E., Cummings, G.G., Teare, G.F., Norton, P.G. (2009). Study protocol for the Translating Research in Elder Care (TREC): Building Context – an Organizational Monitoring Program in Long-Term Care Project (Project 1)Implementation Science, 4:52. Open Access


Rycroft-Malone, J., Dopson, S., Degner, L., Hutchinson, A.M., Estabrooks, C.A., Morgan, D., Stewart, N. (2009). Study protocol for the Translating Research in Elder Care (TREC): Building Context Through Case Studies in Long-Term Care Project (Project 2)Implementation Science, 4:53. Open Access


Magazine Articles


Estabrooks, C.A. (2013). The influence of organizational context on care aide staff in nursing homes. Perspectives: Journal of the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association.


Estabrooks, C.A., Norton, P.G. (2013). Care aides leading quality improvement. Qmentum Quarterly, 6(2), 12-19. (Invited article)


Slaughter, S.E., Bostrom, A.-M., Chojecki, D., Estabrooks, C.A. (2011). What do we know about knowledge translation in the care of older adults? A scoping review. Newsletter of the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association, 28(1), Summer 2011, 5-7.