Our research initiatives are backed by a team committed to promoting high quality and innovative research that informs best practice.
The Brightwater Research Centre is dedicated to working collaboratively with the public and internal and external partners to define a problem, to build research capacity within the organisation, and to undertake quality research studies.
Frequently asked questionsView All FAQ’s
Can I volunteer with the Brightwater Research Centre?
Volunteers help our research centre with data collection, data analysis, literature reviews and more.
Please visit our Research Volunteers page for more information.
What sort of research do you conduct?
All of our research is focused on improving the quality of life of our residents and clients, therefore most of our research is practical and applied in a care/community setting.
Our priorities are brain health, brain injury rehabilitation, independence, ageing well, dementia care, quality of life, Huntington’s disease and nutrition.
For more information, see our Current Research page.
What are the steps involved in gaining approval to conduct research at Brightwater?
Complete the Brightwater Research Enquiry
If your research enquiry is considered feasible for Brightwater, you will be invited to complete the Brightwater Research Application form.
Note: Research applications go to the Brightwater Research Centre or Steering Committee for approval
Once your research application is approved, complete all required legal and administrative documentation.
Commence your research study!
Can I donate to the Brightwater Research Centre?
Donations can be used to fund research studies at Brightwater.
Can I partner with Brightwater for my research project?
Please submit the Brightwater Research Enquiry and we will be in touch.