Brightwater recognises the critical role that research plays in improving the care of our residents and clients and the health of the broader community.

The foundations of our research centre are built on shared ideas, expertise, passion and a commitment to making a difference. We actively seek to improve ways of supporting our residents and clients, their families, and our staff to enjoy life’s possibilities.

Our dedicated research centre strives to develop and promote a research culture that reflects our purpose, goals and values; one that is informed by the knowledge and experience of our clients, staff and collaborators, and is underpinned by evidence and translated into real-world outcomes through practice, policies and processes across our sites.

Our research priorities are:

  • Brain health
  • Brain injury rehabilitation
  • Independence
  • Ageing well
  • Dementia care
  • Quality of life
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Technology

Scholarships: Brightwater is proud to provide internal scholarships to current staff


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