Dr. Margaret Manville is a family doctor (CCFP, UBC 1999) and a Care of the Elderly physician (University of Ottawa, 2002) in Comox, BC. She has practiced family medicine in the Comox Valley since 2002, and since 2007 has provided geriatric medicine consultation for her community. She is Medical Director for ‘The Views’ ECU at St. Joseph’s Hospital and is Medical co-Director for the hospital’s newly-formed Transitional Care Unit. Her CSP project will examine functional outcomes of ALC patients cohorted on the Transitional Care Unit compared to usual acute hospital care.
Health services for the aged; inter-professional relations; length of stay; outcome assessment; patient care team; progressive patient care; retrospective studies; case control studies