2017

  • Dupuis, S.L., McAiney, C. (2017, March). Discovery and exploring our best. Presented at Culture Change Exchange, Schlegel Centre for Learning, Research & Innovation in Long Term Care and the Research Institute for Aging. 

2016

2015

  • de Witt, L. (2015, September). Huron County Partners for Dementia Support. Presented at Working Together to Enhance Dementia Care in Huron County, Clinton, Canada.

  • de Witt, L. (2015, March). Perspectives on culture, aging, and health: Culture change in long-term care and the PiDC Alliance. Lecture for W15 Health Issues in Gerontology, University of Windsor, Canada.

  • Dupuis, S. L. (2015, May). Relational understandings of personal expressions in the dementia context. Presented at the Bitove Wellness Academy, Toronto, Canada.
  • Dupuis, S. L., McAiney, C., Brown, S., Carson, J., de Witt, L., Fortune, D., Lockwood, S., Lopez, K. E., McKeown, J., Ploeg, J., Wiedenfeld, K. (2015). On aligning dementia care practices with relational theory: examples from the Partnerships in Dementia Care (PiDC) AlliancePoster presented at the 30th International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International. Poster Factsheet (pdf)
  • Dupuis, S. L. (2015, March). Changing the culture of dementia care through the arts.​ [8:40]. Presented at the Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging.

  • Dupuis, S. L. (2015, March). Enabling meaningful lives: aligning leisure with culture change values. Keynote for Alzheimer Society Manitoba Dementia Care.

2014

2013

2012

  • Carson, J. & d’Avernas, J. (2012). Working together to put living first: Appreciative culture change in long-term care and senior living. Presented at the Ontario Long- Term Care Association and Ontario Retirement Communities Association Annual Convention and Trade Show, Toronto, Canada.
  • Carson, J., & McAiney, C. (2012). Building on an organization-wide culture change initiative: the experience at the Village of Wentworth Heights (PDF). Presented at the 41st Annual Canadian Association of Gerontology Scientific and Educational Meeting.
  • Carson, J., Whyte, C., Dupuis, S. L., Luh, J., and the Living Life through Leisure Group. (2012, June). Liberating leisure from institutional culture. Presented at the 6th Eden Alternative International Conference – Navigating the way home: Guiding change along the continuum of care, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA.

  • Carson, J., Whyte, C., Frazer, S., Dupuis, S.L., Meschino, L., Parsons, C., & Luh, J. and the Living Life through Leisure Group (2012, August). Liberating leisure from institutional culture: Aligning recreation and activities with culture change values. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Pioneer Network, Jackson, Florida, USA.

  • de Witt, L., & Gillies, J. (2012). Collaborative relationships in a community care partnership (PDF). Presented at the 41st Annual Canadian Association of Gerontology Scientific and Educational Meeting.

  • de Witt, L. (2012, June). Qualitative health research: The PiDC Alliance as an example of PAR and AI methodologies. Presented at the Summer Institute of Clinical Health Research. Courtyard Marriott Hotel, Toronto, Canada.
  • Dupuis, S. L., McAiney, C., Carson, J., de Witt, L., Fortune, D., et al. (2012). Mapping a participatory culture change process in dementia care (PDF). Handout for the "Mapping" poster (PDF). Poster presented at the 65th Annual Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting. 
  • Dupuis, S., & Meschino, L. (2012). Supporting inclusiveness in culture change at Bloomington Cove Specialty CarePresented at the 41st Annual Canadian Association of Gerontology Scientific and Educational Meeting.
  • Dupuis, S. L., Smale, B., Gillies, J., McAiney, C., & Nolan, M. (2012, March). Adapting the CARE profiles to the Canadian dementia care context (PDF). Poster presented at the 27th International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International. 
  • Gillies, J., & Rafferty, Z. (2012). Creating authentic partnerships between universities and communities (PREZI). Guest Lecture for Rec 356 - Community Development at The University of Waterloo. 
  • Gillies, J., Rafferty, Z., de Witt, L., Dupuis, S. L., & Carson, J. (2012, October). The Dawning Phase: Laying the foundation for Appreciative Inquiry. Paper presented at the 41st Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting of the Canadian Association on Gerontology, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Ploeg, J., & Luh, J. (2012). Yee Hong Ho Lai Oi Wan Centre - CCC research site (PDF). Presented at the 41st Annual Canadian Association of Gerontology Scientific and Educational Meeting.​

2011

  • Carson, J. (2011). A review of long-term care culture change research. Ontario Long-Term Care Association Applied Research Education Day, Toronto, Canada.
  • Carson, J., & d’Avernas, J. (2011). Working together to put living first: Appreciative inquiry as a strengths-based, collaborative approach to culture change. The 11th National Pioneer Network Annual Conference. St. Charles, MI.
  • Carson, J., & d’Avernas, J. (2011). Using appreciative inquiry for culture change success. Presented at the Leading Age/International Association of Homes and Services for the Aging Global Ageing Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • d’Avernas, J. & Carson, J. (2011). Working together to put living first: Culture change at Schlegel Villages. Presented at the Ontario Long-Term Care Association Applied Research Education Day, Toronto, Canada.
  • Dupuis, S. L., McAiney, C., Gillies, J., de Witt, L., Rafferty, Z., Holyoke, P., Iwaszczenko, J., & the Partnerships in Dementia Care (PiDC) Alliance. (2011, October). Mobilizing authentic partnerships in dementia care. Invited symposium presentation at the 40th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting of the Canadian Association on Gerontology, Ottawa, Canada.
  • Dupuis, S. L., McAiney, C., Ray, K., Go, A., and the Partnerships in Dementia Care (PiDC) Alliance. (2011, May). The possibilities of integrating appreciative inquiry with the Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementia Planning Framework for culture change in long-term care. Paper presented at the CU Expo 2011 Conference, Waterloo, Canada.
  • McAiney, C., Dupuis, S. L., Ray, K., Go, A., and the Partnerships in Dementia Care (PiDC) Alliance. (2011, March). Development of the partnerships in dementia care (PiDC) Alliance. Paper presented at the Alzheimer Disease International Conference, Toronto, Canada.

2010

  • Carson, J. & d’Avernas, J. (2010). Where appreciative inquiry, dialogue education and culture change meet: Building an energizing and sustainable process for collaborative learning and action. Presented at the 10th National Pioneer Network, Indianapolis, IN.

For more information on any of the PiDC Alliance initiatives, contact Sian Lockwood, Knowledge Translation Specialist.

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