Dr. Jennifer Baumbusch Invites Ageing Families to the Table Through Her Research on Family Inclusion in Care Settings

jennifer-bambusch-2Jennifer Baumbusch, RN, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Canada. Her family nursing research focuses on how nurses and other care providers can improve the inclusion of families in long-term care facilities (also known as nursing homes). She has conducted ethnographic research to better understand how families and care providers work together in this setting. Her current research explores innovative approaches to knowledge translation research with families, using participatory methods, to further advance family inclusion in this setting. Jennifer recently received a 2016 Award for Advancing Nursing Knowledge & Research from the Association of Registered Nurses of British Columbia in recognition of her extensive scholarly work with ageing families. For more information contact IFNA member, Jennifer Baumbusch.  Twitter: @GERONursing