This qualitative research project explores the learning and training needs of interdisciplinary home care service providers in relation to LGBTQ service recipients. Profession-specific focus groups will be conducted each with nurses, personal support workers, therapists (social workers and occupational therapists) and TC CCAC care coordinators.The objectives of the proposed study are to: 1. Develop understanding of the similarities and differences in learning and training needs among interdisciplinary providers including nurses, personal support workers, therapists (social workers, occupational therapists) and care coordinators in relation to in-home health service provision to LGBTQ people. 2. Build on existing interprofessional LGBTQ learning and teaching modules for health care providers by identifying knowledge and practice skills that are unique to the provision of in-home health services. 3. Strengthen the existing faculty partnership between the Schools of Nursing and Social Work at York University as established in Phase 1 of the research project. 4. Develop capacity-building and curriculum development opportunities in the Schools of Nursing and Social Work in the areas of undergraduate, graduate and continuing education.
Interprofessional Education Initiatives Fund. York University, Faculty of Health
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Principal Invesigator: Dr. Judith MacDonnell
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