Fellows - Care

The following Fellows work in the priority research area of Care, aiming to ensure that high quality clinical care that improves quality of life is provided for people with dementia and their carers in all environments, that a multidisciplinary approach to individualised care improves quality of care and quality of life, and that consumer choice drives improvement to quality of care.


Associate Professor Tracy Comans
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Queensland

Ensuring the sustainability of care for people wi th dementia now and into the future

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Dr Kate-Ellen Elliott
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Tasmania

Work4Dementia; Development of an evidence-based intervention to build capacity and resilience for the Australian dementia care workforce

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Dr Julia Gilmartin-Thomas
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
Monash University

Optimising medication use to maintain or improve quality of life in aged care facility residents with and without dementia

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Dr Danijela Gnjidic
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship
University of Sydney

Optimising pharmaceutical care for people with dementia in acute care settings

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Dr Kate Laver
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
Flinders University         

A telehealth intervention to delay functional decline in community-dwelling people with dementia

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Dr Moyra Mortby
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
Australian National University

BPSD-CARE: A person-centred approach to managing behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in residential care

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Dr Joan Ostaszkiewicz
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
Deakin University            

Develop, evaluate and disseminate a quality measure to manage incontinence in people with dementia in residential aged care facilities 

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Dr Lyn Phillipson
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Wollongong            

Consumer Directed Care: Understanding and promoting participation and care outcomes for people living with dementia in receipt of a Home Care Package 

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Dr Emily Reeve
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Sydney      

Development and implementation of evidence-based deprescribing guidelines to guide person-centred care for people with dementia           

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Dr Kate Smith
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship
University of Western Australia 

Development and validation of the first culturally based quality of life tool for Aboriginal Australians living with dementia or cognitive impairment

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