Dr. Daly Interviewed in the Toronto Star: Workplace violence plagues personal support workers

Tamara Daly, a health services researcher and associate professor at York University, said research shows at least 40 per cent of personal support workers face workplace violence on a daily basis. Dr. Daly’s health services research shows at least 40 per cent of personal support workers face worplace violence on a daily basis. 

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Tamara Daly, a health services researcher and associate professor at York University, said PSWs face an increased likelihood of abuse in the workplace if a facility is understaffed. (RICHARD LAUTENS / TORONTO STAR)

Societal Impact of Frailty

(Oct 24, 2016), HRC Frailty Among the Aged in Canada. Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Canada.

Dr. Tamara Daly presented at the  “Frailty Among the Aged in Canada” event organized by Research Canada at Parliament Hill on Ottawa on Oct 24, 2016, which highlighted how frailty among older adults is a critical research and policy issue in Canada.  Representing the York University Centre for Aging Research and Education (YU-CARE) —  a research unit in York’s Faculty of Health —  Daly showcased the Centre’s research under the theme of the “societal impact of frailty”.  She discussed the importance of addressing diversity in aging.  See Research Canada’s website for more information on the event,  http://rc-rc.ca/hrc-frailty-among-aged-canada/

Prescriptive or interpretive regulation at the frontlines of care work in the “three worlds” of Canada, Germany and Norway

Tamara Daly, Jim Struthers, Beatrice Müller, Deane Taylor, Monika Goldmann, Malcolm Doupe and Fröde F. Jacobsen, (2016). “Prescriptive or interpretive regulation at the frontlines of care work in the “three worlds” of Canada, Germany and Norway, Labour / Le Travail, Spring, 77: pp 36-71.

 

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How do hierarchies and strict divisions of labour impact care workers’ experiences of health and safety? Case studies of long term care in Toronto

Syed, I., Daly, T., Armstrong, P., Lowndes, R. Chadoin, M., Naidoo, V. (2016). How do work hierarchies and strict divisions of labour impact care workers’ experiences of health and safety? Case studies of long term care in Toronto. The Journal of Nursing Home Research Sciences. Volume 2, p. 1-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.14283/jnhrs.2016.6

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