Recent Submissions

  • Factors affecting burnout and work engagement in teachers when entering employment 

    Stadnyk, Robin, L., Daniel Hultell, and J., P. Gustavsson. 2011. "Factors affecting burnout and work engagement in teachers when entering employment." Work 40(1): 85-98.
    Objective: When entering employment many beginning teachers experience a reality shock and a crisis of competence. These two factors, in combination with high levels of job demands and low levels of job resources, may lead ...
  • Health promoting leadership - Different views of the concept 

    Stadnyk, Robin, L., Andrea Eriksson, Runo Axelsson, and Susanna, Bihari Axelsson. 2011. "Health promoting leadership - Different views of the concept." Work 40(1): 75-84.
    Objective: To describe and analyse different views of health promoting leadership among actors involved in workplace health promotion in eight Swedish municipalities. Methods: Twenty individuals were interviewed and their ...
  • A model for the development of caregiver networks 

    Stadnyk, Robin, L., Antoinette Zloty, Kerstin Roger, and Michelle Lobchuk. 2011. "A model for the development of caregiver networks." Work 40(1): 51-61.
    Objective: To describe a novel model for the development of Caregiver Networks that is based on the notion of partnership. Methods: We describe the background rationale and key elements of the Model in order to assist ...
  • Care and construction: Using multiple perspective longitudinal qualitative case studies to learn about nursing home resident quality of life 

    Stadnyk, Robin, Debra Boudreau, Stephanie Chamberlain, Marie Earl, et al. 2013. "Care and construction: Using multiple perspective longitudinal qualitative case studies to learn about nursing home resident quality of life." International Journal of Qualitative Methods 12: 821-822.
    No abstract available.
  • Three policy issues in deciding the cost of nursing home care: provincial differences and how they influence elderly couples' experiences 

    Stadnyk, R. L.. 2009. "Three policy issues in deciding the cost of nursing home care: provincial differences and how they influence elderly couples' experiences." Healthcare policy = Politiques de sante 5(1): 132-44.
    Nursing home care is subsidized in all Canadian provinces, but residents must personally contribute to the cost. This paper explores policy issues that have led to differences in costs of nursing home care among provinces, ...
  • Elder care and the impact of caregiver strain on the health of employed caregivers 

    Stadnyk, Robin, L., Linda Duxbury, Christopher Higgins, and Rob Smart. 2011. "Elder care and the impact of caregiver strain on the health of employed caregivers." Work 40(1): 29-40.
    Objective: As the baby-boom generation moves towards middle age, and their parents toward old age, the number of employees who combine care for an elderly dependant and work will increase in number. These employees are "at ...
  • Improving quality of care in nursing homes: what works? 

    Stadnyk, R. L., H. Lauckner, and B. Clarke. 2011. "Improving quality of care in nursing homes: what works?." CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne 183(11): 1238-1239.
    No abstract available.
  • Special Theme Issue: Canadian Contributions to the Field of Occupational Science 

    Stadnyk, Robin, L.. 2011. "Special Theme Issue: Canadian Contributions to the Field of Occupational Science." Journal of Occupational Science 18(3): 193-194.
    No abstract available.
  • Care Work 

    Stadnyk, Robin, L.. 2011. "Care Work." Work 40(1): 3-4.
    No abstract available.
  • The everyday experience of living with and managing a neurological condition (the LINC study): study design 

    Versnel, J., T. Packer, L. E. Weeks, J. Brown, et al. 2013. "The everyday experience of living with and managing a neurological condition (the LINC study): study design." BMC neurology 13: 30-2377-13-30.
    BACKGROUND: The impact of neurological conditions on individuals, families and society is increasing and having a significant economic impact in Canada. While some economic data is known, the human costs of living with a ...
  • Effects of workplace policy on continuing professional development: the case of occupational therapy in Nova Scotia, Canada 

    Townsend, E., S. L. Sheffield, R. Stadnyk, and B. Beagan. 2006. "Effects of workplace policy on continuing professional development: the case of occupational therapy in Nova Scotia, Canada." Canadian journal of occupational therapy.Revue canadienne d'ergotherapie 73(2): 98-108.
    BACKGROUND: Continuing professional development is essential for professionals to remain competent, and for effective recruitment and retention. PURPOSE: This paper reports a qualitative study of the effects of workplace ...
  • Directions for advancing the study of work transitions in the 21st century 

    Shaw, Lynn, Karen Jacobs, Debbie Rudman, Lilian Magalhaes, et al. 2012. "Directions for advancing the study of work transitions in the 21st century." Work 41(4): 369-377.
    Objectives: The purpose of this article is to share the details, outcomes and deliverables from an international workshop on work transitions in London, Ontario, Canada. Participants: Researchers, graduate students, and ...
  • Key issues in human resource planning for home support workers in Canada 

    Stadnyk, Robin, L., Janice, M. Keefe, Lucy Knight, Anne Martin-Matthews, et al. 2011. "Key issues in human resource planning for home support workers in Canada." Work 40(1): 21-28.
    Objective: This paper is a synthesis of research on recruitment and retention challenges for home support workers (HSWs) in Canada. Participants: Home support workers (HSWs) provide needed support with personal care and ...
  • Engaging in community-based health research: Becoming comfortable with being 'steered' 

    Lauckner, Heidi, and Robin Stadnyk. 2013. "Engaging in community-based health research: Becoming comfortable with being 'steered'." International Journal of Qualitative Methods 12: 867-867.
    No abstract available.
  • Safety performance: The mediating role of safety control 

    Stadnyk, Robin, L., Lori, Anderson Snyder, Autumn, D. Krauss, Peter, Y. Chen, et al. 2011. "Safety performance: The mediating role of safety control." Work 40(1): 99-111.
    Objective: Occupational stress models suggest that the ability to understand, predict, and control stressful events minimizes their impact. This study examines the applicability of the stress antidote theory to the safety ...
  • Identity cues and dementia in nursing home intervention 

    Stadnyk, Robin, L., Aline Vézina, Line Robichaud, Philippe Voyer, et al. 2011. "Identity cues and dementia in nursing home intervention." Work 40(1): 5-14.
    This study examines the identity cues that family caregivers and healthcare personnel use with seniors living with dementia and living in nursing homes. The identity cues represent biographical knowledge used to stimulate ...
  • End-of-life healthcare decision-making: The intermediary role of the ethicist in supporting family caregivers and health professionals 

    Stadnyk, Robin, L., Rosemary, C. MacDonald, Lori, E. Weeks, and Gloria McInnis-Perry. 2011. "End-of-life healthcare decision-making: The intermediary role of the ethicist in supporting family caregivers and health professionals." Work 40(1): 63-73.
    Objective: Family support in end-of-life decision-making is critical, yet this issue receives little attention. The purpose of this research is to provide insight into how the clinical ethicist can effectively support ...
  • Assembly-line care: Ancillary care work in post-Fordist economies 

    Stadnyk, Robin, L., and Monique Lanoix. 2011. "Assembly-line care: Ancillary care work in post-Fordist economies." Work 40(1): 41-50.
    Objectives: In the United States, health care aid is one of the fastest growing jobs. This trend is observed in many other Western countries experiencing increased demands for home and facility-based long-term care. However, ...