Current & completed research

Current & completed research

 

Current research

Project

Collaborators

Increasing independence for clients with a traumatic brain injury through continence technology

Insurance Commission of Western Australia (ICWA)

Predicting outcomes for Brightwater clients and residents with acquired neurological disability (year 2010-2022)

Internal

Neuropsychological predictors of outcome following acquired brain injury in adults

University of Western Australia (UWA) Psychology

Outcomes of on-site meal preparation on wellbeing for people with Huntington’s disease

Internal

A Social Care Approach to Ageing: Promoting meaningful engagement of persons with advanced dementia ageing in supported living environments

UWA Social Science and others

Resilience in the ageing community living at home

UWA Psychological Science

BAN-Dep: A trial to decrease the prevalence of depression in older Australians

UWA, Western Australian Centre for Health & Ageing, University of Melbourne, University of York (UK)

Improving cognitive and functional capacity older people through an exercise prescription approach

Helping Hand, University of South Australia, Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Prevalence, impact and management of cognitive and sensory impairment in people living in assisted living  and residential care settings in Australia

University of Manchester (UK), Ear Science Institute Australia (WA)

Advanced care planning for persons with dementia through supported decision making

UWA Rural Clinical School, HammondCare (NSW), Helping Hand (SA), UWA Psychology, University of Technology Sydney, University of Sydney, UWA Law, SA Health

Redesigning palliative care at Brightwater

Internal

Evaluation of “Training workshops on neurocognitive disability amongst marginalised groups and complex co-morbidity”

Internal

The impact of a tailored dance program on older adults living in residential aged care

Curtin University Physiotherapy

Wound management clinical trial for clients receiving care under Home Care Packages

Internal

 

Recently completed

Project

Collaborators

Year(s)

Understanding the impact of socialisation robots on the social engagement of older adults with cognitive decline

NHMRC CDPC & Funding partners

2016-2017

An interprofessional education toolkit for staff in residential aged care

NHMRC CDPC & Funding partners

2016-2017

Evaluating the outcomes for interprofessional education programs in residential aged care

NHMRC CDPC & Funding partners

2013-2015

 

 

 

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