Mobility

Nurse assisting elderly woman with walker

  • Evaluation of British Columbia’s equipment and assistive technology initiative – Dr. Lyn Jongbloed of the CDPA and Dr. Tim Stainton were funded by the British Columbia Ministry of Social Development to evaluate the effectiveness of the Equipment and Assistive Technology Initiative, a program to provide the necessary adaptive equipment to assist British Columbian’s with disabilities , so that they can secure and maintain employment.
  • Policy governing funding for wheeled mobility aids in Canada – In 2015, Dr. Mary Ann McColl and Lynn Roberts of the CDPA collaborated with Bill Miller and Emma Smith to conduct a comprehensive scan of policy governing funding for wheeled mobility in jurisdictions across Canada.