Mary Fox

Seniors fare better in acute geriatric care units with function-focused approach

A study led by York researchers has found seniors fare better – have fewer falls, less functional decline at discharge and shorter stays – in acute geriatric care units where staff have a function-focused approach to care. The purpose of the research was to determine the effectiveness of care for seniors in the acute phase […]

Six Faculty of Health professors honoured for excellence

Six Faculty of Health professors were honoured for their outstanding contributions at a presentation of the 2010-2011 Dean’s Awards for Excellence last week. An award is given to two faculty members, one in the early career category and another in the established career category, in the areas of research, service and teaching. The awards, which […]