Margherita Cameranesi, Clinical Psychologist
Margherita is a PhD candidate in the Applied Health Sciences Program at the University of Manitoba.
Dr. Charmayne Dubé, Director of Services, New Directions
Dr. Dubé is a Research Affiliate with the St. Amant Research Centre.
Dr. Shahin Shooshtari, Researcher, St.Amant Research Centre
Dr. Shooshtari is an Associate Professor in Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba and a researcher with St.Amant Research Centre.
Session: Community Transitions and Quality of Life of Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Many of St.Amant’s services are shifting to provide the most inclusive, supportive, community-based services with the intention of enhancing health, access to healthcare, and quality of life of persons served and that of their families and caregivers. This presenation will share the findings from a recent study that measured changes in the quality of life of 75 persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities who were transferred from St.Amant’s large residence for complex-care to a variety of community-based residences.