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Table 2 Ten research priorities for TREC

From: Citizen and stakeholder led priority setting for long-term care research: identifying research priorities within the Translating Research in Elder Care (TREC) Program

1What is the relationship between staffing levels and staff mix with resident outcomes (e.g. responsive behaviours)?
2Is there an association between engagement in quality improvement activities and resident outcomes (e.g. responsive behaviours, falls)?
3Is there an association between access to medical care (e.g. physicians and nurse practitioners) and resident outcomes?
4Are care aides included in decision making about residents?
5Is there an association between the work environment (including physical space) and resident outcomes (e.g. responsive behaviours)?
6Is there an association between engagement in quality improvement activities and staff’s quality of work life and work environment?
7What resident characteristics are associated with physical restraint use?
8What resident characteristics are associated with quality of work life (e.g. burnout) and work engagement?
9What leader (e.g. LPN vs RN leader) and leadership qualities are associated with a positive work environment?
10Is there an association between resident pain and other quality indicators?