[community] FW: Request for Research Participants
Julia.Foster at kingstonhsc.ca
Tue Oct 5 19:09:53 UTC 2021
See below and attached for a call for participants I received from a colleague/collaborator for a research project on coping strategies used by older adults with age-related vision loss. Feel free to share with your networks. Zakara, the co-investigator is CC'ed in case you have any questions.
Thanks and have a good day,
Julia Foster, MScOT, OT Reg. (Ont.)
KHSC Vision Rehabilitation Clinic<http://ophthalmology.queensu.ca/faculty/physicians/lvr>, in support of the
South East Ontario Vision Rehabilitation Service (SOVRS)
Department of Ophthalmology
Kingston Health Sciences Centre-Hotel Dieu Site
166 Brock Street, Kingston, ON K7L 5G2
Telephone: 613-544-3400 ext. 2475
Email: Julia.foster at kingstonhsc.ca<mailto:Julia.foster at kingstonhsc.ca>
Confidentiality Notice: This e-mail message is intended only for the named recipient(s) above and may contain information that is privileged, confidential and/or exempt from disclosure under law. If you are not the intended recipient(s), any disclosure, copying or distribution of this information or action taken in reliance on this information is strictly prohibited by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and/or Personal Health Information Protection Act. If you have received this message in error, or are not the named recipient(s), please notify the sender immediately by reply e-mail and delete this message. Thank you for your co-operation.
My name is Zakara Stampp. I am a Masters student in the Health & Rehabilitation Sciences program at Western University. I am conducting a research study, along with my supervisor, Dr. Colleen McGrath. This study will examine how older adults with age-related vision loss cope with vision loss in ways that support their engagement in meaningful activities. I am reaching out to see if the Occupational Therapy and Vision Rehabilitation Network would be willing to share information about my study to its members for possible participation in this research. The population I am hoping to reach fits the demographic of some of your members.
The ideal candidate for the study must be 60 years of age or older, self-identify as having age-related vision loss (which includes macular degeneration, glaucoma, and/or diabetic retinopathy), have had their diagnosis for at least 1 year, be comfortable participating in sessions in English or French, and be willing to share their story about the coping mechanisms used to maintain engagement in meaningful activity since their vision loss diagnosis.
If you have further questions or would like to set up a meeting with me to discuss the study in more detail, please do not hesitate to reach out via email. Thank you for taking the time to consider this request!
Looking forward to talking soon,
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: Email Script (Recruitment Organiztions).pdf
Size: 208993 bytes
Desc: Email Script (Recruitment Organiztions).pdf
More information about the community