Participate

We are currently recruiting both powered wheelchair users and caregivers (as a pair) for a wrap up study with the P5 portion of the CanWheel program.

This study involves a one-time ~60 minute session which includes a few questionnaires, a wheelchair skills test, and a brief interview.

You are eligible to participate if you:

  • are 18 years of age and older (powered wheelchair user and caregiver)
  • Live within 50 km of Vancouver, British Columbia; London, Ontario; Quebec City, Quebec; Montréal, Quebec; Halifax, Nova Scotia (powered wheelchair user and caregiver)
  • are an unpaid caregiver. and spend at least 2 hours per week with powered wheelchair user (caregiver)
  • Use his/her own powered wheelchair for at least 6 hours per week (powered wheelchair user)
  • Can read, write and speak in English (powered wheelchair user and caregiver)

If you would like to participate, or have any questions, please contact:
Vancouver: Kate Keetch, email: kate.keetch@ubc.ca
London: Jan Miller Polgar, email: jpolgar@uwo.ca
QC : François Routhier, email: francois.routhier@rea.ulaval.ca
Montréal: Paula Rushton email: pwrushton@gmail.com
Halifax: Cher Smith email: Cher.Smith@nshealth.ca

Improving wheeled mobility of older adults.