Journal articles


Elliott, J., Stolee, P., Mairs, K., Kothari, A., & Conklin, J. (2023). A Community of Practice on Environmental Design for Long-Term Care Residents with Dementia. Canadian journal on aging / La revue canadienne du vieillissement, 1–12. Advance online publication.


Elliott, J., Koch, M., McDermott, M., Sacco, V., & Stolee, P. (2022). Developing a Regional Strategy for Older Adults Living With Frailty: Recommendations From Patients, Family Caregivers and Health Care Providers. International journal of integrated care, 22(3), 13.

Abdallah, L., Stolee, P., Lopez, K. J., Whate, A., Boger, J., & Tong, C. (2022). The Impact of COVID-19 on Older Adults' Perceptions of Virtual Care: Qualitative Study. JMIR Aging, 5(4), e38546.

Elliott, J., Forchuk, C., Sacco, V., Hiebert, B., Tong, C. E., Whate, A., Bondy, J., & Stolee, P. (2022). Responding to COVID-19 with integrative health and sheltering models for persons experiencing homelessness in Southern Ontario, Canada: protocol for a qualitative study exploring implementation and sustainability. BMJ open, 12(12), e069945.

Chowdhury, D., Baiocco-Romano, L., Sacco, V., El Hajj, K., & Stolee, P. (2022). Cultural Competence Interventions for Health Care Providers Working With Racialized Foreign-born Older Adults: Protocol for a Systematic Review. JMIR research protocols, 11(7), e31691.

Tong, C. E., Lopez, K., *Chowdhury, D., Arya, N., Elliott, J., Sims-Gould, J., Grindrod, K., & Stolee, P. (2022). Understanding racialized older adults’ experiences of the Canadian healthcare system, and co-designing solutions: Protocol for a qualitative study in nine languages. BMJ Open. 12(10), e068013.

Tong, C., Kernoghan, A., Lemmon, K., Fernandes, P., Elliott, J., Sacco, V., Bodemer, S., & Stolee, P. (2022). Lessons and Reflections From an Extended Co-design Process Developing an mHealth App With and for Older Adults: Multiphase, Mixed Methods Study. JMIR aging, 5(4), e39189.

Giosa, J. L., Byrne, K., & Stolee, P. (2022). Person- and family-centred goal-setting for older adults in Canadian home care: A solution-focused approach. Health & social care in the community, 30(5), e2445–e2456.

Palubiski, L. M., Tulsieram, K. L., Archibald, D., Conklin, J., Elliott, J., Hsu, A., Stolee, P., Sveistrup, H., & Kothari, A. (2022). Guidance to (Re)integrate Caregivers as Essential Care Partners Into the LTC Setting: A Rapid Review. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 23(5), 778–809.e1.

McNeil, H., McMurray, J., Byrne, K., Grindrod, K., & Stolee, P. (2022). Engagement of older adults in regional health innovation: The ECOTECH concept mapping project. SAGE open medicine, 10, 20503121211073333.


Elliott, J., What, A., McNeil, H., Kernoghan, A., & Stolee, P. (2021). A SHARP response: Developing COVID-19 research aims in partnership with the Seniors Helping as Research Partners (SHARP) group. Canadian Journal on Aging / La Revue Canadienne Du Vieillissement, 1-8. doi:10.1017/S0714980821000453

Sims-Gould, J., Elliott, J., Tong, C.E., Giguère, A., Mallinson, S., Stolee, P. (2021). A national intervention to support frail older adults in primary care: a protocol for an adapted implementation framework. BMC Geriatrics. 21(1):453. doi: 10.1186/s12877-021-02395-4

Stolee, P., Elliott, J., Giguère, A., Mallinson, S., Rockwood, K., Sims-Gould, J., Baker, G.R., Boscart, V., Burns, C., Byrne, K., Carson, J., Cook, R.J., Costa, A., Giosa, J., Grindrod, K., Hajizadeh, M., Hanson, H.M., Hastings, S., Heckman, G., Holroyd-Leduc, J., Isaranuwatchai, W., Kuspinar, A., Meyer, S., McMurray, J., Puchyr, P., Puchyr, P. Theou, O., Witteman, H. (2021). Transforming primary care for older Canadians living with frailty: mixed methods study protocol for a complex primary care intervention. BMJ Open. 11:e042911. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-042911

*Ashbourne, J., Boscart, V., Meyer, S., Tong, C.E., Stolee, P. (2021). Health care transitions for persons living with dementia and their caregivers. BMC Geriatrics. 21, 285.

*Giosa, J.L., Stolee, P., Holyoke, P. (2021). Development and Testing of the Geriatric Care Assessment Practices (G-CAP) Survey. BMC Geriatrics. 21, 220.

Brooks, L., Stolee, P., Elliott, J., Heckman, G. (2021). Transitional Care Experiences of Patients with Hip Fracture Across Different Health Care Settings. International Journal of Integrated Care. 21(2):2. DOI:

Whate, A., Elliott, J., Carter, D., Stolee, P. (2021). Performance of the interRAI ED Screener for Risk-Screening in Older Adults Accessing Paramedic Services. Canadian Geriatrics Journal. 24(1), 8-13.


Stolee, P., *MacNeil, M., Elliott, J., Tong, C., Kernoghan, A. (2020). Seven lessons from the field: Research on transformation of health systems for older adults. Healthcare Management Forum. E-pub. doi: 10.1177/0840470420915229

Koch, M., Stolee, P., MacNeil, M., Elliott, J., Morita, P., Kuspinar, A., Juzwishin, D. (2020) Innovation processes for aging-related health technologies: A multiple case study. Healthcare Management Forum. E-pub.

Stolee, P., Ashbourne, J., Elliott, J., *Main, S., *Holland, N., *Edick, C., *Ropp, C., Tong, C., Bodemer, S. (2020). Whole Person, Whole Journey: Developing a person-centred regional dementia strategy. Canadian Journal on Aging. E-pub.

Elliott, J., Gordon, A., Tong, C., Stolee, P. (2020).  “We’ve got the home care data, what do we do with it?”: Understanding data use in decision making and quality improvement. BMC Health Services Research. 20:25

Van Damme, J., Neiterman, E., Oremus, M., Lemmon, K., Stolee, P. (2020).Perspectives of older adults, caregivers, and healthcare providers on frailty screening: A qualitative study. BMC Geriatrics. 20:65.


Brooks, L. (2019). Health care provider experiences of and perspectives on medical assistance in dying: A scoping review of qualitative studies. Canadian Journal on Aging, 38(3), 384-396.

Giosa, J L., Holyoke, P., & Stolee, P. (2019). Let’s get real about Person-and Family- centred geriatric home care: A realist synthesis. Canadian Journal on Aging, 27(1), 1-19.

Stolee, P., Elliott, J., Byrne, K., Sims-Gould, J., Tong, C., Chesworth, B., Egan, M., Cici, C., & Forbes, D. (2019). A framework for supporting post-acute care transitions of older patients with hip fracture. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 20(4), 414-419.


Afzal, A., Stolee, P., Heckman, G. A., Boscart, V. M., & Sanyal, C. (2018). The role of unrelated care providers in Canada – A scoping review. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 13(3), e12190.

Elliott, J., Stolee, P., Boscart, V., Giangregorio, L., & Heckman, G. (2018). Coordinating care for older adults in primary care settings: Understanding the current context. BMC Family Practice, 19(1),

MacNeil, M., Koch, M., Kuspinar, A., Juzwishin, D., Lehoux, P., & Stolee, P. (2018). Enabling health technology innovation in Canada: Barriers and facilitators in policy and regulatory processes. Health Policy 123(2), 203-214.

Juzwishin, D., McNeil, H., Ahn, J., Chen, Y., Cicchetti, A., Kume, N., Brooks, L., & Stolee, P. (2018). Aging and health technology assessment: An idea whose time has come. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 34(5), 442-446. doi:10.1017/S0266462318000600

McMurray, J., McNeil, H., Gordon, A., Elliott, J., & Stolee, P. (2018). WatLX: Psychometric testing of a rehabilitative care patient experience instrument. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 99(9), 1840-1847. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2018.04.028

Glenny, C., Kuspinar, A., Naglie, G., & Stolee, P. (2018). A qualitative study of healthcare provider perspectives on measuring functional outcomes in geriatric rehabilitation. Clinical Rehabilitation, 32(4), 546-556. doi:10.1177/0269215517733114

Sanyal, C., Stolee, P., Juzwishin, D., & Husereau, D. (2018). Economic evaluation of eHealth technologies: A systemic review. PLOS ONE, 13(6). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0198112

Sheiban, L., Stolee, P., McAiney, C., & Boscart, V. (2018). Health care provider experiences in primary care memory clinics: A phenomenological study. BMC Family Practice, 19(68). doi:10.1186/s12875-018-0756-z

Afzal, A., Stolee, P., Heckman, G., Boscart, V., & Sanyal C. (2018). The role of unregulated care providers in Canada – A scoping review. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 13(3). doi:10.1111/opn.12190


Piraino, E., Byrne, K., Heckman, G., & Stolee, P. (2017) Caring in the information age: Personal online networks to improve caregiver support. Canadian Geriatrics Journal, 20(2), 85-93. doi:10.5770/cgj.20.271

Lafortune, C., Elliott, J., Egan, M.Y., & Stolee, P. (2017). The rest of the story: A qualitative study of complementing standardized assessment data with informal interviews with older patients and families. The Patient: Patient-Centred Outcomes Research, 10(2), 215-224. doi:10.1007/s40271-016-0193-9

Edick, C., Holland, N., Ashourne, J., Elliott, J., & Stolee, P. (2017). A review of Canadian and international dementia strategies. Healthcare Management Forum, 30(1), 32-39. doi:10.1177/0840470416664533


Armstrong, J., Sims-Gould, J., & Stolee, P. (2016). Allocation of rehabilitation services for older adults in the Ontario home care system. Physiotherapy Canada, 68(4), 346-354. doi:10.3138/ptc.2014-66

Huson, K., Stolee, P., Pearce, N., Bradfield, C., & Heckman, G. A. (2016). Examining the hospital elder life program in a rehabilitation setting: A pilot feasibility study. BMC Geriatrics, 16(140). doi:10.1186/s12877-016-0313-3

Elliott, J., McNeil, H., Ashbourne, J., Huson, K., Boscart, V., & Stolee, P. (2016). Engaging older adults in health care decision-making: A realist synthesis. The Patient: Patient-Centred Outcomes Research, 9(5), 383-393. doi:10.1007/s40271-016-0168-x

McNeil, H., Elliott, J., Huson, K., Ashbourne, J., Heckman, G., Walker, J., & Stolee, P. (2016). Engaging older adults in healthcare research and planning: A realist synthesis. Research Involvement and Engagement, 2(10). doi:10.1186/s40900-016-0022-2


McMurray, J., McNeil, H., Lafortune, C., Black, S., Prorok, J., & Stolee, P. (2015).Measuring patients’ experience of rehabilitation services across the care continuum. Part 1: A systematic review of the literature. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97(1), 104-120. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2015.08.407

McMurray, J., McNeil, H., Lafortune, C., Black, S., Prorok, J., & Stolee, P. (2015). Measuring patients’ experience of rehabilitation services across the care continuum. Part II: Key dimensions. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97(1), 121-130. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2015.08.408

Stolee, P., Elliott, J., McNeil, H., Boscart, V., Heckman, G., Hutchinson, R., Hedley, M., Glouberman, S., & Judd, M. (2015).Choosing healthcare options by involving Canada’s elderly: A protocol for the CHOICE realist synthesis project on engaging older persons in healthcare decision-making. BMJ Open, 5(11). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008190 

Drouin, H., Walker, J., McNeil, H., Elliott, J., & Stolee, P. (2015). Measured outcomes of chronic care programs for older adults: A systematic review. BMC Geriatrics, 15(139). doi:10.1186/s12877-015-0136-7.

Kothari, A., Boyko, J., Conklin, J., Stolee, P., & Sibbald, S. (2015). Communities of practice for supporting health systems change: A missed opportunity. Health Research Policy and Systems13(33). doi:10.1186/s12961-015-0023-x

Sims-Gould, J., Byrne, K., Hicks, E., Franke, T., & Stolee, P. (2015). “When things are really complicated we call the Social Worker”: Post-hip fracture care transitions for older people.Health and Social Work40(4), 257-265. doi:10.1093/hsw/hlv069.

Prorok, J., Stolee, P., Cooke, M., McAiney, C. A., & Lee, L. (2015). Evaluation of a dementia education program for family medicine residents. Canadian Geriatrics Journal, 18(2), 57-64. doi:10.5770/cgj.18.148

Kadu, M., & Stolee, P. (2015). Facilitators and barriers of implementing the Chronic Care Model in primary care: A systematic review. BMC Family Practice, 16(12). doi:10.1186/s12875-014-0219-0

Lafortune, C., Huson, K., Santi, S., & Stolee, P. (2015). Community-based primary health care for older adults: A qualitative study of the perceptions of clients, caregivers and health care providers. BMC Geriatrics, 15(57). doi:10.1186/s12877-015-0052-x


Sims-Gould, J., Byrne, K., Hicks, E., & Stolee, P. (2014). Feedback fairs: Low-tech, high-impact knowledge to action. Medical Education Journal, 48(11), 1121-1122. doi:10.1111/medu.12564

Giosa, J. L., Stolee, P., Dupuis, S. L., Mock, S. E., & Santi, S. M. (2014). An examination of family caregiver experiences during care transitions of older adults. Canadian Journal on Aging, 33(2), 137-153. doi:10.1017/S0714980814000026

Elliott, J., Forbes, D., Chesworth, B. M., Ceci, C., Stolee, P., & the InfoRehab Research Team. (2014). Information sharing with rural family caregivers during care transitions of hip fracture patients. International Journal of Integrated Care, 14(2). doi:10.5334/ijic.1195

Armstrong, J., Zhu, M., Hirdes, J. P., & Stolee, P. (2014). Rehabilitation therapies for older clients of the Ontario home care system: Regional variation and client-level predictors of service provision. Disability and Rehabilitation, 37(7), 625-631. doi:10.3109/09638288.2014.935494

McLeod, J., Stolee, P., Walker, J., & Heckman, G. (2014). Measuring care transition quality for older patients with musculoskeletal disorders. Musculoskeletal Care, 12(1), 13-21. doi:10.1002/msc.1043


Glenny, C., Stolee, P., Sheiban, L., & Jaglal, S. (2013). Communicating during care transitions for older hip fracture patients: Family caregiver and health care provider perspectives. International Journal of Integrated Care, 13(4). doi:10.5334/ijic.1076

McMurray, J., Stolee, P., Hicks, E., Elliott, J., Johnson, H., & Byrne, K. (2013). The role of documentation and inter-provider information exchange in care continuity for older hip fracture patients. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 192, 1197. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-289-9-1197

McMurray,J., Hicks, B., Johnson, H., Elliott, J., Byrne, K., & Stolee, P. (2013). "Trying to find information is like hating yourself every day”: The collision of electronic information systems in transition with patients in transition. Health Informatics Journal, 19(3), 218-232. doi:10.1177/1460458212467547

Johnson, H., Forbes, D., Egan, M., Elliott, J., Stolee, P., Cheswort, B. M. & the InfoRehab Team. (2013). Hip fracture care in rural Southwestern Ontario: An ethnographic study of patient transitions and physiotherapy handoffs. Physiotherapy Canada, 65(3), 266-275. doi:10.3138/ptc.2012-19

Toscan, J., Manderson, B., Santi, S., & Stolee, P. (2013). “Just another fish in the pond”: The transitional care experience of a hip fracture patient. International Journal of Integrated Care, 13(2). doi:10.5334/ijic.1103

Cook, R. J., Berg, K., Lee, K. A., Poss, J. W., Hirdes, J. P., & Stolee P. (2013). Rehabilitation in home care is associated with functional improvement and preferred discharge. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation94(6), 1038-1047. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2012.12.024

Santi, S., Hinton, S., Berg, K., & Stolee, P. (2013). Bridging the information divide: Strategies for health information sharing in home careCanadian Journal of Nursing Research, 45(1)16-35. doi:10.1177/084456211304500104

Mairs, K., McNeil, H., McLeod, J., Prorok, J., & Stolee, P.  (2013). Online strategies to facilitate health-related knowledge transfer: A systematic search and review. Health Information and Libraries Journal, 30(4), 261–277. doi:10.1111/hir.12048

Conklin, J., Lusk, E., Harris, M., & Stolee, P. (2013). Knowledge brokers in a knowledge network: Findings from a four-year evaluation program. Implementation Science, 8(7). doi:10.1186/1748-5908-8-7 ***Designated ‘Highly Accessed’ by BioMed Central. 


Armstrong, J., Zhu, M., Hirdes, J., & Stolee, P. (2012). K-means cluster analysis of rehabilitation service users in the Home Health Care System of Ontario: Examining the heterogeneity of a complex geriatric populationArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93(12), 2198-2205. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2012.05.026

Piraino, E., Heckman, G., Glenny, C., & Stolee, P. (2012). Transitional care: who is left behind? A systematic review. International Journal of Integrated Care, 12:e132. Retrieved from

Glenny, C., Stolee, P., Thompson, M., Husted, J., & Berg, K. (2012). Underestimating physical function gains: Comparing FIM motor subscale and interRAI PAC ADL scaleArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93(6), 1000-1008. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2011.12.027

Stolee, P., Hillier, L. M., Etkin, M., & McLeod, J. (2012). “Flying by the seat of our pants”: Current processes to share best practices to deal with elder abuseJournal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 24(2), 179-194. doi:10.1080/08946566.2011.646528

Toscan, J., Mairs, K., Hinton, S., & Stolee, P., & the InfoRehab Team.(2012). Integrated transitional care: Patient, informal caregiver and health care provider perspectives on care transitions for older persons with hip fracture. International Journal of Integrated Care, 12(e13). Retrieved from

Hicks, E., Sims-Gould, J., Byrne, K., Khan, K. & Stolee, P. (2012). "She was a little bit unrealistic": Choice in healthcare decision making for older people. Journal of Aging Studies, 26(2), 140-148. doi:10.1016/j.jaging.2011.10.004

Stolee, P., Zaza, C., & Schuelein, S. (2012). Evaluation of a volunteer-led in-home exercise program for home-bound older adultsWORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation, 41(3), 339-354. doi:10.3233/WOR-2012-1304

Stolee, P., Awad, M., Byrne, K., DeForge, R., Clement, S., Glenny, C., & the Day Hospital. (2012). A multi-site study of the feasibility and clinical utility of Goal Attainment Scaling in geriatric day hospitals. Disability and Rehabilitation, 34(20), 1716-1726. doi:10.3109/09638288.2012.660600

Sims-Gould, J., Byrne, K., Hicks, E., Khan, K., Stolee, P., & the InfoRehab Team. (2012). Examining "success" in post-hip fracture care transitions: A strengths-based approach. The Journal of Interprofessional Care, 26(3), 205-211. doi:10.3109/13561820.2011.645090

Manderson, B., McMurray, J., Piraino, E., & Stolee, P. (2012). Navigation roles support chronically ill older adults through healthcare transitions: A systematic review of the literature. Health and Social Care in the Community, 20(2), 113-127. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2524.2011.01032.x


McLeod, J., McMurray, J., Walker, J., Heckman, G., & Stolee, P. (2011). Care transitions for older patients with musculoskeletal disorders: Continuity from providers' perspectiveInternational Journal of Integrated Care, 11(2). Retrieved from

Stolee, P., Hillier, L. M., Cook, S., & Rockwood, K. (2011). Cause, care, cure: Research priorities for Alzheimer disease and related dementiasCanadian Journal on Aging30(4), 657-667. doi:10.1017/S0714980811000523

Stolee, P., Lim, S., Wilson, L., & Glenny, C. (2011). Inpatient versus home-based rehabilitation for older adults with musculoskeletal disorders: A systematic review. Clinical Rehabilitation26(5), 387-402. doi:10.1177/0269215511423279


Armstrong, J., Stolee, P., Hirdes, J. P., & Poss, J. W. (2010). Examining three frailty conceptualizations in their ability to predict negative outcomes for home-care clientsAge and Aging, 39(6), 755-758. doi:10.1093/ageing/afq121

Stolee, P., Steeves, B., Manderson, B. L., Toscan, J. L., Glenny, C., & Berg, K. (2010). Health information use in home care: Brainstorming barriers, facilitators, and recommendationsHome Health Care Services Quarterly, 29(1), 37-53. doi:10.1080/01621424.2010.487040

Glenny, C., Stolee, P., Husted, J., Thompson, M., & Berg, K. (2010). Comparison of the responsiveness of the Functional Independance Measure and the interRAI post-acute care assessment instrument in rehabilitation of older adultsArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97(1), 1038-1043. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2010.03.014

Armstrong, J., Glenny, C., Stolee, P., & Berg, K. (2010). A comparison of two assessment systems in predicting functional outcomes of older rehabilitation patientsAge and Aging, 39(3), 394-399. doi:10.1093/ageing/afq030

Stolee, P., Steeves, B., Glenny, C., & Filsinger, S. (2010). The use of electronic health information systems in home care: Facilitators and barriersHome Healthcare Nurse, 28(3), 167-181. doi:10.1097/01.NHH.0000369769.32246.92


Egan, M., Wells, J., Byrne, K., Jaglal, S., Stolee, P., Chesworth, B., & Hillier, L. (2009). The process of decision-making in home-care management: Implications for the introduction of universal assessment and information technology. Health and Social Care in the Community, 17(4), 371-378. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2524.2008.00835.x

Stolee, P., Poss, J., Cook, R. J., Byrne, K., & Hirdes, J. P. (2009). Risk factors for hip fracture in older home care clientsJournals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, 64(3), 403-410. doi:10.1093/gerona/gln035 

Wells, J., Egan, M., Byrne, K., Jaglal, S., Dumbrell, A., & Stolee, P. (2009). Uses of the National Rehabilitation Reporting System: Perspectives of geriatric rehabilitation cliniciansCanadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 76(4), 294-298. doi:10.1177/000841740907600408

Glenny, C., & Stolee, P. (2009). Comparing the Functional Independence Measure and the interRAI/MDS for use in the functional assessment of older adults: A review of the literature. BMC Geriatrics, 9(52). doi:10.1186/1471-2318-9-52 ***Designated ‘Highly Accessed’. 

Stolee, P., Poss, J. W., Cook, R. J., Byrne, K., & Hirdes, J. P. (2009). Fall-related hip fractures. Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, 64(11), 1199. doi:10.1093/gerona/glp072

Stolee, P., McAiney, C. A., Hillier L. M., Harris, D., Hamilton, P., Kessler, L., Madsen, V., & Le Clair, J. K. (2009). Sustained transfer of knowledge to practice in long-term care: Facilitators and barriers of a mental health learning initiative. Gerontology and Geriatrics Education, 30(1), 1-20. doi:10.1080/02701960802690233​


Egan, M., Jaglal, S., Byrne, K., Wells, J., & Stolee, P. (2008). Factors associated with a second hip fracture: A systematic reviewClinical Rehabilitation, 22(3), 272-282. doi:10.1177/0269215507081573


Zhu, M., Chen, W., Hirdes, J. P., & Stolee, P. (2007). The K-nearest neighbor algorithm predicted rehabilitation potential better than current Clinical Assessment ProtocolJournal of Clinical Epidemiology, 60(10), 1015-1021. doi:10.1016/j.jclinepi.2007.06.001

Zhu, M., Zhang, Z., Hirdes, J. P., & Stolee, P. (2007). Using machine learning algorithms to guide rehabilitation planning for home care clientsBMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 7(41). doi:10.1186/1472-6947-7-41