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Bernie Pauly, K MacKinnon, C Varcoe
This article revisits and reaffirms Patricia Steven’s earlier work on access to healthcare as an important arena for nursing action. Many of the conditions that affect access to healthcare, such as racism and oppression, also shape inequities in...
Bernie Pauly, Joan MacNeil
In 2008, one of the oldest fixed site needle exchanges in a large urban city in Canada was closed due to community pressure. This service had been in existence for over 20 years. This case study focuses on the consequences of the switch to mobile...
Tyrone Austen, Bernie Pauly
Homelessness is a serious and growing issue. Evaluations of systemic-level changes are needed to determine progress in reducing or ending homelessness. The report card methodology is one means of systems-level assessment. Rather than solely...
Trudy Norman, Bernie Pauly
The aim of this project was to provide an initial evidence base and recommendations for development and implementation of policy and practice for including people experiencing homelessness as part of a community response to homelessness. A scoping...
Trudy Norman, Bernie Pauly
In this chapter, our purpose is to describe the CASH (Centralized Access to Supported Housing) program and provide an overview of the findings and insights from an initial program evaluation. We begin with some background on centralized programs, a...
L Burns, M Langois, R Melnychuk, Bernie Pauly
In the novel Racists by Kunal Basu (2006), two competing scientists initiate an experiment that they believe will prove which race is superior. The research subjects, one white and one black infant, are sequestered on an isolated island in the care...
Tyrone Austen and Bernie Pauly
Homelessness is a serious and growing issue. Evaluations of systemic-level changes are needed to determine progress in reducing or ending homelessness. The report card methodology is one means of systems-level assessment. Rather than solely...
Tim Stockwell, Nichole Williams, Bernie Pauly
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Bernie Pauly, Elly Carlson, Kathleen Perkin
The purpose of this paper is to provide a summary of research on interventions that aim to end or reduce homelessness. Our specific goals were to gain an understanding of the different populations for whom interventions have been tested and the type...
Bernie Pauly, Bruce Wallace, Kathleeen Perkin
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to provide rationale, methodological guidance and clarity in the use of case study research and theory driven evaluation in the evaluation of interventions to end homelessness. Design/methodology/...
Bernie Pauly, Kathleen Perkin, Geoff Cross
As a result of inadequate housing and income, people experiencing homelessness face multiple health challenges, including poor health outcomes and lack of access to health care services (Frankish, Hwang, & Quantz, 2005; Hwang et al., 2011; Hwang...
Jeannette Waegemakers Schiff, Bernie Pauly, Rebecca Schiff
The health outcomes of homeless people are poor, with higher rates of acute and chronic conditions than the general population (Hwang et al., 2011). Even more troubling is that people experiencing homelessness are subject to premature death (...
Bernie Pauly, Geoff Cross, Derek Weiss
Executive Summary: Recent point-in-time homeless counts in Metro Vancouver and City of Vancouver indicate a growing number of people experiencing homelessness in our community. Despite government investments in social housing and rent supplements,...
Bernie Pauly, J Storch, P Rodney, C Varcoe, L. Stevenson, T Fulton, K Schick Makaroff
In the current era of providing health care under pressure, considerable strain has been placed on nurses' workplaces. Underneath the economic and organizational challenges prevalent in health-care delivery today are important values that...
Tim Stockwell, Bernie Pauly, Clifton Chow, Kate Vallance, Kathleen Perkin
Managed Alcohol Programs (MAPs) provide regulated doses of alcohol to residents in supportive accommodation to address seemingly intractable health and social problems experienced by people with alcohol dependence, use of non-beverage alcohol and...