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Armstrong, P., & Lowndes, R. (2018). Negotiating Tensions in Long-Term Residential Care. Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Banerjee, A., James, R., Lexchin, J., & McGregor, M. (2018). Nursing home physicians discuss caring for elderly residents: an exploratory studyCanadian Journal on Ageing. Published online: 05 April 2018.

Baines, D., & Armstrong, P. (2018).  Promising Practices in Long Term Care: Can Work Organization Treat both Residents and Providers with Dignity and Respect? Social Work and Policy Studies: Social Justice, Practice and Theory,1(1); special issue on Critical Engagements with Ageing and Care.


Ågontnes, G. (2017). Same, Same but Different: Norwegian Nursing Homes Betwixt Equality and Autonomy. Ageing International, 43(1), pp 20–33.  doi:10.1007/s12126-017-9292-8

Armstrong, P. (2017).  Balancing the Tension in Long-Term Residential Care. Ageing International, 43(1), pp 74–90. doi:10.1007/s12126-017-9284-8

Armstrong, P., & Daly, T. (2017). Exercising Choice in Long-Term Residential Care. Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Baines, D., & Broek, D. (2017). Coercive Care: Control and Coercion in the Restructured Care Workplace. British Journal of Social Work, 47, pp 125-142.

Barken, R., & Armstrong, P. (2017). Skills of Workers in Long-Term Residential Care: Exploring Complexities, Challenges, and Opportunities. Ageing International, 43(1),  pp 110–122.  doi:10.1007/s12126-017-9285-7

Barken, R., & Lowndes, R. (2017). Supporting Family Involvement in Long-Term Residential Care: Promising Practices for Relational Care. Qualitative Health Research, 28(1), pp 60-72.

Braedley, S., Owusu, P.,  Przednowek, A. & Armstrong, P. (2017). We’re told, ‘Suck it up’: Long-Term Care Workers’ Psychological Health and Safety. Ageing International, 43(1), pp 91–109. doi:10.1007/s12126-017-9288-4

Brassolotto, J., Daly, T., Armstrong, P., & Naidoo, V. (2017). Experiences of moral distress by privately hired companions in Ontario’s long-term care facilities. Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, 18(1), pp 58-68.

Harrington, C., Jacobsen, F. F., Panos, J., Pollock, A., Sutaria, S., & Szebehely, M. (2017). Marketization in Long-Term Care: A Cross-Country Comparison of Large For-Profit Nursing Home Chains. Health Services Insights, 10,   doi:10.1177/1178632917710533

Jacobsen, F., Day, S., Laxer, K., Lloyd, L., Goldmann, M., Szhebehely, M., Choiniere, J., & Rosenau, V. P. (2017).  Job Autonomy of Long-Term Residential Care Assistive Personnel: A Six Country Comparison. Ageing International, 43(1), pp 4–19. doi:10.1007/s12126-017-9291-9

Lowndes, R., Daly, T., & Armstrong, P. (2017).  “Leisurely Dining “: Exploring How Work Organization, Informal Care and Dining Spaces Shape Residents ‘ Experiences of Eating in Long-Term Residential Care. Qualitative Health Research , 28(1),  pp 126-144. doi:10.1177/1049732317737979

Müller, B., Armstrong, P., & Lowndes, R. (2017).  Cleaning and Caring: Contributions in Long-term Residential Care. Ageing International, 43(1) pp 53–73. doi:10.1007/s12126-017-9290-x

Storm, P., Braedley, S., & Chiveres, S. (2017). Gender Regimes in Ontario Nursing Homes: Organization, Daily Work, and Bodies. Canadian Journal on Aging, 36(2), doi:10.1017/S0714980817000071

Tufford, F. Lowndes, R., Struthers, J., & Chivers, S. (2017). ‘Call Security’: Locks, Risk, Privacy and Autonomy in Long-term Residential Care. Ageing International.  43(1), pp 34–52. doi:10.1007/s12126-017-9289-3


Adams, A., & Chivers, S. (2016). There’s No Place Like Home: Designing for Long-term Care in Canada Journal of Canadian Studies, 50(2),  pp 273-298.

Adams, A. (2016). Home and/or Hospital: The Architectures of End-of-Life Care. Change Over Time, 6(2), pp 248-263.

Ågotnes, G., Jacobsen, F., Harrington, C., & Petersen, K. A. (2016). A Critical Review of Research on Hospitalization from Nursing Homes; What is Missing?  Ageing International, 41, pp 3–16.

Agotnes, G., Jacobsen, F. F., & Barken, R. (2016). A Norwegian View on Canadian Long-Term Residential Care. Journal of Canadian Studies, 50(2),  pp 491-498.

Armstrong, H., Daly, T., & Choiniere, J. (2016). Policies and Practices: The Case of RAI-MDS in Canadian Long-Term Care Homes. Journal of Canadian Studies, 50(2),  pp 348-367.

Armstrong, P., Armstrong, H., & MacLeod, K. K. (2016). The Threats of Privatization to Security in Long-Term Residential Care. Ageing International, 41(1), pp 99-116.

Armstrong, P., & Braedley, S. (2016). eds. Physical Environments for Long-Term Care: Ideas Worth Sharing. Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Barken, R., Daly, T., & Armstrong, P. (2016). Family Matters: The Work and Skills of Family Members in Long-term Residential Care. Journal of Canadian Studies, 50(2),  pp 321-347.

Banerjee, A., & Rewegan, A. (2016). Intensifying Relational Care: The Challenge of Death in Nursing Homes. Journal of Canadian Studies, 50(2),  pp 396-421.

Baines, D., & Armstrong, Pat. (2016).eds. Promising Practices in Long Term Care: Ideas Worth Sharing. Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Chivers, S. (2016). The Show Must Go On: Aging, Care, and Musical Performance in Quartet.  Modern Drama, 59(2), pp 213-230.

Choiniere, J., Doupe, M.; Goldmann, M., Jacobsen, F., Lloyd, L., Rootham, M., & Szebehely, M. (2016). Mapping Nursing Home Inspections & Audits in Six Countries. Ageing International, 41(1), pp 40-61.

Daly, T., Struthers, J., Müller, B., Taylor, D., Goldmann, M., Doupe, M., & Jacobsen, F. F. (2016).  Prescriptive or Interpretive Regulation at the Frontlines of Care Work in the “Three Worlds” of Canada, Germany, and Norway. Labour/Le Travail, 77, pp 37-71.
Access a research summary for this article – Staffing regulation in residential long-term care in Canada, Norway and Germany: How does regulatory style impact frontline care?

Davies, M. (2016).  A Humanist in the House of Old: Moyra Jones and Early Dementia Care in Canada. Journal of Canadian Studies, 50(2), pp 446-481

Harrington, C., Armstrong, H., Halladay, M., Havig, Anders K., Jacobsen, F.; MacDonald, M., Panos, J.; Pearsall, K., Pollock, A., & Ross, L. (2016). Comparison of Nursing Home Financial Transparency and Accountability in Four Locations. Ageing International, 41(1), pp 17-39.

Harrington, C., Schnelle, John F., McGregor, M., & Simmons, S. F. (2016). The Need for Higher Minimum Staffing Standards in U.S. Nursing Homes. Health Services Insights, 9, pp 13-19.

Jacobsen, F., Mekki, Tone E., Førland, O., Øye, C., Tveit, M. E.; & Testad, I. (2016). Modeling and evaluating evidence-based continuing education program in nursing home dementia care (MEDCED)—training of care home staff to reduce use of restraint in care home residents with dementia. A cluster randomized controlled trial. International Journal of geriatric psychiatry, 31(1), pp 24-32.

Jacobsen, F., Mekki, T. E., &  Øye, C. (2016). Do Organizational constraints explain the use of restraint? A comparative ethnographic study from three nursing homes in Norway. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26,(13-14), pp 1906-1916.

Jacobsen, F., Mekki, T. E., Førland, O., Øye, C., Skaar, R., & Dhal, H. (2016). Evidence Molded by Contact with Staff Culture and Patient Milieu: an Analysis of the Social Process of Knowledge Utilization in Nursing Homes.  Vocations and Learning, 8(3), pp 319-334.

Lanoix, M. (2016). No Longer Home Alone? Home Care and the Canadian Health Act. Health Care Analysis, 25(2), pp 168-189.

Laxer, K., Jacobsen, F., Lloyd, L., Goldmann, M., Day, S., Choiniere, J., & Rosenau, P. (2016). Comparing Nursing Home Assistive Personnel in Five Countries. Ageing International, 41(1), pp 62-78.

Lowndes, R., & Struthers, J. (2016). Changes and Continuities in the Workplace of Long-term Residential Care in Canada, 1970-2014. Journal of Canadian Studies, 50(2),  pp 368-395.

Lloyd, L. (2016).The Canadian Long-Term Residential Care System: A British Perspective. Journal of Canadian Studies, 50(2), pp 482-490.

McGregor, M. (2016). Residential Long-term Care – Where do Doctors Fit In (or Don’t They)?. Journal of Canadian Studies, 50(2),  pp 299-320.

McPherson, K. (2016). Imagining Gerontological Nursing Care.   Journal of Canadian Studies, 50(2),  pp 422-445.

Naess, A., Vabo, M., & Fjaer, E. G. (2016). The assisted presentations of self in nursing home life. Social Science & Medicine,150, pp 153–159.

Øye, C., Mekki, T. E., Jacobsen, F. F., & Førland, O. (2016). Facilitating change from a distance – a story of success? A discussion on leaders’ styles in facilitating change in four nursing homes in Norway. Journal of Nursing Management, 24,(6), pp 745-754.

Ronald, L. A., McGregor, M. J., Harrington, C., Pollock, A., & Lexchin, J. (2016). Observational Evidence of For-Profit Delivery and Inferior Nursing Home Care: When Is There Enough Evidence for Policy Change? PLOS Medicine,13,(4).
Access a summary of this article – Policy-applicable research finds for-profit seniors homes fall short

Szebehely, M. (2016). Residential Care for Older People: Are There Lessons to Be Learned form Sweden?  Journal of Canadian Studies, 50(2), pp 499-507.

Stranz, A., & Sörensdotter, R. (2016). Interpretations of person-centered dementia care: Same rhetoric, different practices? A  comparative study of nursing homes in England and Sweden .  Journal of Aging Studies, 28, pp 70-80.


Armstrong, P.,  Armstrong, H., & Choiniere, J. (2015).  Before it’s too Late: A National Plan For Safe Seniors’ Care. The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions.

Baines, D. (2015). Neoliberalism and the convergence of nonprofit care work in Canada. Competition & Change, 19(3), pp 194-209.

Baines, D., & Daly, T. (2015). Resisting Regulatory Rigidities: Lessons from Front-Line Care Work. Studies in Political Economy 95. Regulating Care, pp 137-160.

Banerjee, A., & Armstrong, P. (2015). Centring Care: Explaining Regulatory Tensions in Residential Care for Older Persons. Studies in Political Economy 95. Regulating Care, pp 7-28.

Banerjee, A.,  Armstrong, P.,  Daly, T.,  Armstrong, H., & Braedley, S. (2015). ‘”Careworkers Don’t Have a Voice:”Epistemological Violence in Residential Care for Older People. Journal of Aging Studies. Volume 33, pp 28-36.

Braedley, S., & Martel, G. (2015). Dreaming of Home:Long-Term Residential Care and (IN) Equities by Design. Studies in Political Economy 95. Regulating Care, pp 59-81.

Chivers, S., & Adams, A. (2015). Architecture and Aging: The Depiction of Home in Sarah Polley’s Away From Her. Age, Culture, Humanities. Issue 2, online.

Daly, T. (1940 – 2013). Dancing the Two-step in Ontario’s Long-Term Care Sector: Deterrence Regulation=Consolidation. Studies in Political Economy 95. Regulating Care, pp 29-58.

Daly, T.,  Armstrong, P., & Lowndes, R. (2015). Liminality in Ontario’s long-term care facilities:Private companions’ care work in the space ‘betwixt and between.’ Competition & Change, 19(3), pp 246–263.
Access a research summary for this article – Inside Ontario’s Long-term Care: Where do Privately Paid Companions Fit?

Doupe, M., McGregor, M., & Sivananthan, S. (2015). Exploring the Ecology of Publicly Funded Residential Long-term Care Bed Supply in Canada. Canadian Journal on Aging, 34(1), pp 60-74.

Jacobsen, F. (2015). Understanding public elderly care policy in Norway: A narrative analysis of governmental White papers.  Journal of Aging Studies, 34, pp 199-205.

Lowndes, R.,  Armstrong, P., & Daly, T. (2015). The Meaning of “Dining”: The Social Organization of Food in Long-term Care. Food Studies Interdisciplinary Journal, 4(1), pp 19-34.

MacDonald, M. (2015). Regulating Individual Charges for Long-Term Residential Care in Canada. Studies in Political Economy 95. Regulating Care, pp 83-114.


Armstrong, P. (2014). Abuse of Health Care Workers. In: Jennings, B., Ed. Bioethics, 4th Edition, Vol 1, pp 74-77, Gale Cengage Learning.

Jacobsen, F. (2014).  Continuity and Change in Norwegian Nursing Homes, in the Context of Norwegian Welfare State Ambitions. Ageing International, 40(3), pp 219-228.

Lloyd, L.,  Banerjee, A., Harrington, C., Jacobsen, F. F. & Szebehely, M. (2014). “It is a scandal!: Comparing the causes and consequences of nursing home media scandals in five countries.International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 34(1/2), pp 2 -18.
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Adams, A., & Chivers, S. (2013). Home Pages: Domesticity and Duplicity in Images of Architecture for Aging. Seachange Art/Communication Technology.

Armstrong, P. (2013). Puzzling Skills: Feminist Political Economy Approaches. Canadian Review of Sociology – 50th Anniversary Special Issue, 50(3), pp 256-283.

Armstrong, P. (2013). Time, race, gender, and care: Communicative and Strategic Action in Ancillary Care Commentary on Carol Levine’s “Caring for Money.” International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, 6(2), pp 118-121.

Armstrong, P., & Armstrong, H. (2013). Julia Johnson, Sheena Rolph and Randall Smith, “Residential Care Transformed: Revisiting ‘The Last Refuge’ – Book review. Canadian Journal of Sociology, 36(2), pp 229-232.

Armstrong, P., & Braedley, S. eds. (2013). Troubling Care: Critical Perspectives on Research and Practices. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press Inc.

Chivers, S. (2013). ‘Seeing the Apricot: A disability perspective on Alzheimer’s in Lee Chang-dong’s Poetry. In Different Bodies: Essays on Disability in Film and Television. pp 65-74.

Harrington, C.(2013, participating author).  What Factors Contribute to Successful Appeals of Nursing Homes’ Deficiencies in the Informal Dispute Resolution Process? Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 14, (2), pp 101-104.

Harrington, C., & Wells, J.  (2013). Implementation of Affordable Care Act Provisions to Improve Nursing Home Transparency, Care Quality, and Abuse Prevention.
Report prepared for Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured.

Harrington, C., Vaillancourt R., &  Pauline R. (2013).  Improving the Financial Accountability of Nursing Facilities. Report for the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured.

Lanoix, M. (2013). Caring for money: Communicative and strategic action in ancillary care. International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, 6(2),  pp 94-117.

Lanoix, M. (2013).  Labour as Embodied Practice: The Lessons of Care Work. Hypatia 2013. 28, No 1, pp. 85-100.

Szebehely, M. (2013, participating author). Family rediscovered? Working carers of older people in Finland and Sweden. In: Kröger T., & Yeandle S, Eds. Combining paid work and family care: Policies and experiences in international perspective.

Szebehely, M. (2013, participating author). Informal eldercare and care for disabled children in the Nordic countries: prevalence and relation to employment. Nordic Journal of Social Research, 4(1).

Szebehely, M. (2013). With contributions from Storm, P., Jacobsen, F., Banerjee, A., Armstrong, P., & Harrington, C. Marketisation in Nordic eldercare: a research report on legislation, oversight, extent and consequences. Normacare.

Storm, P. (2013). Care work in a Swedish nursing home: Gendered norms and expectations. In Hujala, A., Rissanen, S., & Vihma, S. (Eds.), Designing Wellbeing in Elderly Care Homes. pp 148-162.

Struthers, J. (2013). Framing Aging Through the State: Canada’s Two Senate Committees on Aging, 1963-1966 and 2006-2009. Canadian Review of Social Policy: Special Issue on Aging, 68-69, pp 1-9.

Szebehely, M., & Meagher, G. (2013).  Care in Sweden: Trends, Actors, and Consequences. In Ranci, C., & Pavolini, E. (Eds.), Reforms in Long-Term Care Policies in Europe: Investigating Institutional Change and Social Impacts (pp. 55–78), New York: Springer.


Armstrong, P., Armstrong, H., & Daly, T. (2012). The Thin Blue Line: Long Term Care as an Indicator of Equity in Welfare States. Canadian Woman Studies, 29(3), pp 49-60.

Banerjee, A., Daly, T., Armstrong, P., Armstrong, H., Szebehely, M., & Lafance S. (2012). Structural violence in long-term, residential care for older people: Comparing Canada and Scandinavia. Social Science & Medicine, 74(3), pp 390-398.

Chivers, S. (2012). Reimagining care: images of aging and creativity in House Calls and Year at Sherbrooke. International Journal of Ageing and Later Life, 7(2), pp 53-71.

Daly, T., & Szebehely, M. (2012) .Unheard Voices, unmapped terrain: care work in long-term residential care for older people in Canada and Sweden. International Journal of Social Welfare, 21(2), pp. 139-148.
Access a research summary for this article – Sweden Tops Canada in Care for the Aged

Doupe, M., & Day, S. (2012, participating authors). Frequent Users of Emergency Departments: Developing Standard Definitions and Defining Prominent Risk Factors. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 60(1), pp 24-32.

Harrington, C. (2012, participating author). Emergency Department Use by Nursing Home Residents: Effect of Severity of Cognitive Impairment. The Gerontologist, 52(3), pp. 383-393.

Harrington, C. (2012, participating author). Observing How RNs Use Clinical Time in a Nursing Home: A Pilot Study. Geriatric Nursing, 33(4), pp 256-263.

Harrington, C. (2012, participating author). Nursing Homes Appeals of Deficiencies: The Informal Dispute Resolution Process. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 13(6), pp 512-516.

Harrington, C.,  Choiniere, J., Goldmann, M., Jacobsen, F.,  Lloyd, L.,  McGregor, M., Stamatopoulos, V., & Szebehely, M . (2012). Nursing Home Staffing Standards and Staffing Levels in Six Countries. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 44(1), pp 88-98.

Harrington, C. (2012, participating author). Nurse Staffing and Deficiencies in the Largest For-Profit Nursing Home Chains and Chains Owned by Private Equity Companies. Health Services Research, 47(1) Pt1, pp. 106-128.

Harrington, C. (2012, participating author). The Effect of State Regulatory Stringency on Nursing Home Quality. Health Services Research, 47(5), pp 1791-1813.

Harrington, C. (2012, participating author). The Relationship of California’s Medicaid Reimbursement System to Nurse Staffing Levels. Medical Care, 50(10), pp 836-842.

Harrington, C. (2012, participating author). Unintended consequences of steps to cut readmissions and reform payment may threaten care of vulnerable older adults. Health Affairs, 31(7), pp. 1623-1632.

Seeley, M. (2012). Women, Aging, and Residential Long-Term Care..  In Thinking Women and Health Care Reform in Canada, Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press.

Szebehely, M.(2012, participating author). Äldreomsorgens utveckling och betydelse för medelålders barns förvärvsarbete. [The price of retrenchment: The consequences of changing eldercare services on middle aged children’s employment]. Report for Kommunal, the Municipal Workers’ Union.

Szebehely, M., & Vabo., M. (2012). A Caring State for all Older People? In Anttonen, A.,  Häikiö, L., & Stefánsson, K (Eds.), Welfare State, Universalism and Diversity, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Szebehely, M. (2012, participating author). Changing Policies, Changing Patterns of Care; Danish and Swedish Home Care at the Crossroads. European Journal of Ageing, 9(2), pp 101-109.

Szebehely, M. (2012, participating author). Home care for older people in Sweden: a universal model in transition. Health and Social Care in the Community, 20(3), pp 300-309.

Szebehely, M., Brennan, D., Cass, B., & Himmelweit, S. (2012). The marketisation of care: Rationales and consequences in Nordic and liberal care regimes. Journal of European Social Policy, 22(4), pp 377-391.

Szebehely, M. (2012). Universell eller skiktad äldreomsorg – vem vinner och vem förlorar? [Universal or stratified eldercare services – winners and loosers]. In: Andersson L., & Öberg, P. eds. Jämlik ålderdom? I samtiden och framtiden [Equal ageing? Today and in the future]. Malmö.


Armstrong, P.,  Armstrong, H., Banerjee, A., Daly, T., & Szebehely, M. (2011). Structural Violence in Long-Term Residential Care. Women’s Health and Urban Life: An International & Interdisciplinary Journal,10(1), pp 111-129.

Baines, D. (2011). Using comparative perspective rapid ethnography in international case studies: Strengths and challenges. Qualitative Social Work. pp 1-16.

Choiniere, J. (2011).  Accounting for Care: Exploring Tensions and Contradictions. Advances in Nursing Science, 34(4), pp 330-344.

Daly, T., Banerjee, A., Armstrong, P., Armstrong, H., & Szebehely, M. (2011). Lifting the Violence Veil: Examining Working Conditions in Long-term Care Facilities using Iterative Mixed Methods. Canadian Journal on Aging, 30(2), pp 271-284.

Harrington, C. (2011, participating author). Does State Regulation of Quality Impose Costs on Nursing Homes? Medical Care, 49(6), pp 529-534.

Harrington, C., Hauser, C., Olney, B., & Rosenau, P.V. (2011). Ownership, Financing and Management Strategies of the Ten Largest For-Profit Nursing Home Chains in the United States. International Journal of Health Services, 41(4), pp 725-746.

Jacobsen, F. (2011). Health and the Changing Welfare State in Norway: A Focus on Municipal Health Care for Elderly Sick. Ageing International, 37(2), pp 125-142.

Lanoix, M. (2011). Assembly Line Care: Paid Ancillary Care in post-Fordist Economies. Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation, 40(1), pp 41-50.

McGregor, M. (2011, participating author). A Survey of Nursing Home Organizational Characteristics Associated with Potentially Avoidable Hospital Transfers and Care Quality in One Large British Columbia Health Region. Canadian Journal on Aging / La Revue canadienne du vieillissement, 30(4), 551-561.

McGregor, M, Stocks-Rankin, Catherine-Rose et al. (2011). Complaints in for-profit, non-profit and public nursing homes in two Canadian provinces. Open Medicine, 5(4), pp 183-192.

McGregor, M. (2011). Finding a Model That Supports Quality. Healthcare Papers,10(4), pp 30-35.