Projects and Publications

Key Publications

Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging

Ebersole and Hess’ Gerontological Nursing and Health Aging in Canada, 2nd Edition

St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier


Touhy, T.
Jett, K.
Boscart, V.
McCleary, L.

Using psychological theory to inform

Shared Learning Environments for PSW Education: The Living Classroom Implementation Guide for Colleges and Long-Term Care Homes


Garbutt, K.,
Boscart, V.,
d'Avernas, J.,
van der Horst, M.,
Raasok, M.


Changing the winds cover

Dementia in Canada

Standing senate committee on Social affairs, Science and Technology

Ottawa, Ontario


Boscart, V.

Peer Reviewed Articles

Funded Projects
Project Title Investigators Agency Funding Period Funding Location & Amount
The Neighbourhood Team Development program: Promoting resident centeredness in long-term care V. Boscart (PI),
S. Sidani (Co-PI),
G. Heckman,
J. Ploeg,
S. Dupuis,
A. Costa,
J. d’Avernas
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR): Operating Grant April 2014- March 2017 Conestoga College
Enhancing care of seniors in long-term care: Impact of a Living Classroom on the education of personal support workers V. Boscart (PI),
L. McCleary,
P. Stolee
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOH & LTC): Nursing Research Fund February 2013-February 2014 Conestoga College
Strengthening personal support workers (PSWs) in home care V. Boscart (PI),
J. Humphreys,
L Sheiban,
R. Wakefield,
J. Lagrotteria,
S. Brandt, etc
Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Employment and Training Division, Sector Partnership Planning Grant Aug 2017-Nov 2017 Conestoga College
BPSO Spotlight Organization V. Boscart (PI),
L. Sheiban
Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario 2018 – 2021 Conestoga College
Informing health system reform for community and long-term care (QUILT) H. Sveistrup (PI),
K. McGilton (PI),
V. Boscart,
S. Bronskill,
G. Heckman,
P. Walker,
P. Tanuseputro,
W. Wodchis,
A. Costa, et al.
Health System Research Fund: Operating Grant April 2017 - March 2021 Conestoga College, University Health Network, Bruyere Hospital; $2,085,701
Improving quality of care for people with dementia in the acute care setting M. Martin-Khan (PI),
L.C. Gray,
N. Peel,
J. Hirdes,
A. Henderson,
E. Pascoe,
N. Gillespie,
B.E. Fries,
V. Boscart,
J. Crilly
2018 NHMRC Project Grants (Boosting Dementia Research Grant), Australia 2018 – 2020 University of Queensland, Australia; $1,859,855