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Dementia & Ageing

We do research that:

  • Improves care of people living with dementia
  • Promotes wellbeing for people living with dementia
  • Enhances medication management and the role of the pharmacist in the care of older people
  • Improving mobility, safety and reducing falls for older people
  • Explores the connection between multiple health conditions for people living with dementia (eg. hearing loss, Parkinson’s Disease)
  • Provides better methods to transition older adults between their homes and residential care settings

Our research is conducted in community residential care and hospital settings. This ensures that our research can translate into these settings and enhance the wellbeing, capability and independence of older people.

Our researchers work closely with:

  • People living with dementia
  • Families of people living with dementia
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Organisations that provide support and care for older adults

Our research areas include:

  • Aphasia & Brain Injury
  • Best practice for carers and support workers
  • Dementia
  • Falls Prevention
  • Hearing Loss
  • Medication use
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Patient care and residential care
  • Physical Activity & Exercise
  • Psychological impacts of dementia and ageing

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