Developing a comprehensive understanding of elder abuse prevention in immigrant communities: a comparative mixed methods study protocol

Ryerson University, Nursing

A joint Ryerson-York Universities research project looking for participants with older relatives from Hong Kong. We are looking for grandchildren of HK older immigrants to participate in the research to tell us what they think we can do to prevent older immigrants from experiencing mistreatment.

Your Impact

Contribute to the understanding and development of new strategies to prevent older immigrants from experiencing unfair treatment in Canada

Eligibility Criteria

Male, Female

At least 18 years old

A first- or second- generation immigrant from Hong Kong who speaks Cantonese

Living now in the Toronto or the Greater Toronto Area

Someone who – now or in the past – has provided care and support to an older relative (who may or may not live in the same house)

Study Tasks

Discussion of strategies


This research study has been reviewed and approved by the Ryerson University Research Ethics Board (REB 2019-223) and the York University Research Ethics Board (REB 2019-261), and is funded by The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (435-2016-1318).


Hong Kong

Activity and Time

Health and Wellness

Focus Group

Weeknights, Weekdays, Weekends

2 hour(s) - 3 hour(s) per session

1 session(s)

Will include both questionnaire and discussion



Study Address

350 Victoria Street Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 0A1

Posting date: Dec 10, 2019

Earn $40