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Chum, K., Fitzhenry, G., Robinson, K., Murphy, M., Phan, D., Alvarez, J., Hand, C., Laliberte Rudman, D., & McGrath, C. (2020). Examining Community-Based Housing Models to Support Aging in Place: A Scoping ReviewThe Gerontologist.

Hand, C., Laliberte Rudman D., Huot, S., Pack, R & Gilliland, J. (2020). Enacting agency: Exploring how older adults shape their neighbourhoodsAgeing & Society, 40, 565-583.


Contributor to: Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (2019). CAOT Position Statement: Aging in Place (August 2019).

Colonna, R., Hand, C., Holmes, J., & Alvarez, L. (in press). Young drivers’ determinants of driving under the influence of cannabis: Findings from the Youth Cannabis and Driving Survey (YouCanDS). Journal of Safety Research.

Corrado, A.-M., Benjamin-Thomas, T. E., McGrath, C., Hand, C., Laliberte Rudman, D. (2019). Participatory action research with older adults: A critical interpretive synthesis. The Gerontologist.

Hand, C., McGrath, C., Laliberte Rudman, D., Donnelly, C., Sands, M. (2019 Dec). Initiating participatory action research with older adults: Lessons learned through reflexivity. Canadian Journal on Aging, 38, 512-520.

Hand, C. (2019). Older women’s engagement in community occupations: Considerations of lifespan and place. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 1-10.

Pack, R., Hand, C., Laliberte Rudman., D, & Huot S. (2019). Governing the ageing body: Explicating the negotiation of ‘positive’ ageing in daily life. Ageing & Society, 1-24.


Howrey, B., & Hand, C. (2018). Measuring social participation in the health and retirement study. The Gerontologist, gny094, 1-9.

Jónasdóttir, S.K., Hand, C., Misener, L., & Polgar, J. (2018). Applying case study methodology to occupational science literature. Journal of Occupational Science, 25(3), 393-407.

Hand, C. L., Laliberte Rudman, D. L., Huot, S., Gilliland, J. A., & Pack, R. L. (2018). Toward understanding person–place transactions in neighborhoods: A qualitative-participatory geospatial approach. The Gerontologist, 58, 89–100. Special Issue: Aging in Context.

Benjamin-Thomas, T. E., Corrado, A. M., McGrath, C., Laliberte Rudman, D. L., & Hand, C. (2018). Working towards the promise of participatory action research: Learning from ageing research exemplars. International Journal of Qualitative Methods.


Hand, C., Retrum, J, Ware, G., Iwasaki, P., Moaalii, G. & Main, D. (2017). Understanding social isolation among urban aging adults: Informing occupation-based approaches. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 37(4), 88-198. Special Issue: Occupational Therapy and Public Health.

Hand, C., Huot, S., Laliberte Rudman, D. & Wijekoon, S. (2017). Qualitative-geospatial methods of exploring person-place transactions in aging adults: A scoping review. The Gerontologist, 57(3), e47-e61, 1–15.

Hand, C. & Howrey, B. (2017). Associations among neighborhood characteristics, mobility limitation, and social participation in late life. Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences,74(3), 546-555, gbw215.


Hand, C. (2016). Associations between neighbourhood characteristics and community mobility in older adults with chronic health conditions. Disability and Rehabilitation, 38(17), 1664-1671.

Hand, C. (2016). Measuring health-related quality of life in adults with chronic conditions in primary care settings: Critical review of concepts and 3 tools. Canadian Family Physician, 62(7), e375-e383.

Donnelly, C., LeClair, L., Wener, P., Hand, C., & Letts, L. (2016). Occupational therapy in primary care: Results from a national survey. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 83(3), 135-142.


Hand, C., McColl, M.A., Birtwhistle, R., Kotecha, J., Batchelor, D., & Hall Barber, K. (2014). Social isolation in older adults who are frequent users of primary care services. Canadian Family Physician, 60(6), e322-e329.

Hand, C., Law, M., McColl, M.A., Hanna, S., Elliott, S. (2014). An examination of social support influences on participation for older adults with chronic health conditions. Disability and Rehabilitation, 36(17), 1439-1444.


Hand, C., Wilkins, S., Letts, L., & Law, M. (2013). Renegotiating environments to achieve participation: A metasynthesis of qualitative chronic disease research. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 80(4), 251-262.

Anaby, D., Hand, C., Bradley, L., DiRezze, B., Forhan, M., DiGiacomo, A., Law, M. (2013). The effect of the environment on participation of children and youth with disabilities: A scoping review. Disability and Rehabilitation, 35(19), 1589-1598.


Hand, C., Law, M., Hanna, S., Elliott, S., & McColl, M.A. (2012). Neighbourhood influences on participation in activities among older adults with chronic health conditions. Health & Place, 18(4), 869–876.

Hand, C., Law, M., McColl, M.A., Hanna, S., & Elliott, S. (2012). Neighborhood influences on participation among older adults with chronic health conditions: A scoping review. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 32(3), 95-109.


Hand, C., Letts, L., & von Zweck, C. (2011). An agenda for occupational therapy’s contribution to collaborative chronic disease research. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 78(3), 147-155.

Hand, C., Law, M., & McColl, M.A. (2011). Occupational therapy interventions for chronic diseases: A scoping review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 65(4), 428-436.


Richardson, J., Letts, L., Chan, D., Stratford, P., Hand, C., Price, D., et al. (2010). Rehabilitation in a primary care setting for persons with chronic illness: A randomized controlled trial. Primary Health Care Research and Development, 11(4), 382-395.

Hand, C., Richardson, J., Letts, L., & Stratford, P. (2010). Construct validity of the late life function and disability instrument for adults with chronic disease. Disability and Rehabilitation, 32(1), 50-56.


Hand, C., & Tryssenaar, J. (2006). Small business employers’ views on hiring individuals with mental illness. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 29(3), 166-173.