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Covid 19 Research - TR in Long Term Care

Interested in contributing to Evidence Based Practice Research?

Good to Know:

Participation Time: 20 – 30 Minutes, grab your favourite beverage, sit for a spell and add your thoughts

Deadline: November 1,2020


Dr. Rebecca Genoe (Prairie Director, CTRA BOD) and Jenna Johnstone, CTRS, (President Elect, CTRA BOD) are conducting research on the perspectives and experiences of TR professionals’ who work in long term care during COVID-19.

 The focus of the research is on your experiences with TR during COVID-19.  We will ask you about how your practice has changed since COVID-19 restrictions have been put in place and how this has impacted residents as well as your quality of work life.

 Requirements: To participate you must be a Therapeutic Recreation professional working in long-term care in Canada. Your participation will involve answering questions on an online survey; estimated time to complete is 20-30 minutes.


Your participation is completely voluntary and if you choose not to participate it will not impact your relationship with the researchers or the University of Regina. Due to the survey design we will not know who has or has not completed the survey. If you would like to have your email address entered into a draw to win one of two CTRA prize packs, you will be able to do so at the end of the survey.  Your email address will not be associated with your responses on the survey.

 If you agree to volunteer you will be asked to review the study information letter and complete the survey available at

 Although the researchers are members of the CTRA Board of Directors, and CTRA is assisting with participant recruitment, please note that this study is not being conducted by CTRA. Neither the researchers nor CTRA will be made aware of who participated in this study and participation or non-participation will not impact your membership.


If you have any questions about the study, please feel free to contact the principle investigator, Dr. Rebecca Genoe at 306-585-4781 or This study has been reviewed and received ethics clearance through the Research Ethics Board of the University of Regina. If you have any questions regarding your rights as a research participant, you may contact the Office of the Chair of the Research Ethics Board at (306) 585-4775.