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Baycrest’s Kunin-Lunenfeld Centre for Applied Research & Evaluation (KL-CARE) team provides clinicians, researchers, non-profit organizations and industry within and outside of Baycrest with expertise, services and resources that span the research and evaluation spectrum.

KL-CARE’s interdisciplinary team and collaborative model of research and evaluation have allowed KL-CARE staff to be integrated into applied research and program evaluation projects across medical and clinical services, education and innovation portfolios at Baycrest and beyond. See below for a list of services we provide.

If you are an individual, a business or an organization committed to finding solutions that enhance the quality of life, well-being and health of older adults, KL-CARE can support your research and evaluation initiatives. Contact Dr. Rosanne Aleong for more information.

KL-CARE Services Include:

Project Management and Administration

  • Integrated research and evaluation management
  • Project scope development
  • Grant writing support
  • Evaluation tools design
  • Facilitation of research contracts and agreements
  • Stakeholder engagement
Research Design and Implementation
  • Expert scientific, evaluation and validation consultation
  • Ideation and brainstorming facilitation
  • Strategic planning and execution of innovation implementation
  • Study design
    • Quality improvement approaches (e.g. Plan-Do-Study-Act)
    • Program evaluation
  • Research Ethics Board submissions
  • Participant recruitment
  • Data collection
    • Medical chart reviews
    • Neuropsychological assessments with older adults, including those with cognitive impairment and dementia
    • Cognitive and neuroimaging approaches
      • Eye-tracking
      • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
      • Electroencephalography (EEG)
      • Cognitive behavioural testing
Analysis and Statistical Consulting
  • Data management
  • Statistical programming
  • Analysis planning
  • Quantitative and qualitative:
    • Consulting
    • Analysis
Education and Training
  • Research skills development through training and workshops
  • Clinical research capacity development
  • Clinical and research partnership development
Knowledge Dissemination
  • Manuscript development
  • Poster preparation
  • Presentation preparation
  • Program and technology evaluation reporting