A DCRC research and knowledge translation priority is improving management of dementia by health professionals and care providers. This includes General Practice, Hospital care, and residential aged care.


 
Here is a list of key DCRC projects that are currently active - to view a full list, including historical and completed projects, please use the search project at top left of this page)
 

PROJECT NAME
(listed alphabetically)

TEAM LEAD

CONTACT DCRC

A feasibility study of a nursing intervention to assist General Practitioners with best practice identification and management of dementia

Prof Dimity Pond

UNSW

A GP intervention to assist the primary care and management of depression for carers of people with dementia

Prof Dimity Pond
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

A grounded theory study of the experiences of people newly diagnosed with dementia to inform person centred planning in dementia care

 

QUT

A literature review of dementia in general practice.

Prof Dimity Pond

UNSW

A national survey of research in residential aged care: Activity, Access and Issues

Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Ms Meredith Gresham
A/Prof Barbara Horner

QUT

A pilot study of a nursing intervention to assist General Practitioners with best practice identification and management of dementia

Prof Dimity Pond

UNSW

A Pilot Study to Determine the Prevalence of Younger Onset Dementia in Sydney

Dr Adrienne Withall
Prof Brian Draper

UNSW

A pilot study to estimate the prevalence of dementia in Torres Strait Islander Communities

Dr Edward Strivens
Prof Leon Flicker

UNSW

A pilot study to identify whether a Falls Attendant reduces the falls rate in hospitalised acutely unwell older people

Professor Susan Kurrle

UNSW

A Review of Community Care

A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
Prof Henry Brodaty
Ms Fleur Harrison

UNSW

A structured framework for improving collaboration between practice nurses, GPs, and other services in the assessment and management of patients with cognitive impairment presenting in General Practice

Prof Dimity Pond

UNSW

A survey of dementia in veterans and non-veterans

Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Dr Catherine Travers

QUT

A systematic review of interventions to change practice in nursing homes

A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
A/Prof Belinda Goodenough
Professor Yun-Hee Jeon
Dr Jenny Fletcher

UNSW

A trial of the Home Independence Program targeted for people living with dementia (HIP-D): Improving quality of life

Prof Gill Lewin
A/Prof Barbara Horner
Ms Sarah White
Prof Elizabeth Beattie

QUT

A virtual model of service delivery for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia

Dr Victor Vickland
Prof Henry Brodaty
Prof Daniel O'Connor
Prof Dimity Pond

UNSW

Additional BPSD Guide resources for different end-users: clinicians and families

BPSD Team 
Prof Henry Brodaty
Ms Kim Burns
Dr Ranmalie Jayasinha

UNSW

Adjustment of people with dementia to residential aged care

Dr Tanya Davison
Prof Daniel O'Connor

UNSW

An eLearning resource highlighting additional considerations for those managing behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people

BPSD Team 
Prof Henry Brodaty
Ms Kim Burns
Dr Ranmalie Jayasinha

UNSW

An Untapped Resource: Older CALD Volunteers - Understanding barriers and motivations to volunteering in NSW

A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
Ms Fleur Harrison

UNSW

Assessment of Depression for Quality Care Study (ADEQUACIES)

Professor Yun-Hee Jeon
A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
Prof Lynn Chenoweth
Prof Daniel O'Connor
Prof Henry Brodaty
Prof Elizabeth Beattie

UNSW

Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: a literature review of psychosocial treatments and the identification of further research topics regarding treatment effectiveness and implementation

Prof Daniel O'Connor

UNSW

Best practice principles and guidelines for culturally-aware and culturally-sensitive policies, procedures, education and practices in residential dementia care in an increasingly multicultural work environment

Dr Pamela Nichols
A/Prof Barbara Horner

QUT

Beyond respite: designing effective wellness programs for caregivers

A/Prof Christopher Poulos
Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Ms Meredith Gresham

QUT

Building delirium care for people with dementia into the emergency department (ED): Systematic development of the Delirium Action Response in ED (DARe-ED) intervention

Prof Elizabeth Beattie

QUT

Can a tailored exercise intervention reduce falls risk in older people with dementia?

Professor Jacqueline Close
Prof Henry Brodaty
Professor Susan Kurrle

UNSW

Carers and Partnering with GPs

A/Prof Christopher Poulos
Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Prof Dimity Pond
Ms Meredith Gresham

QUT

Census

Ms Meredith Gresham
Ms Fleur Harrison
Prof Henry Brodaty
Dr Jenny Fletcher
A/Prof Lee-Fay Low

QUT

Challenges of Research in General Practice

Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Characterisation of lipid profiles using state-of-the-art electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (ESI-MS) to determine profiles of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and to determine the effect of these on Neuroimaging and how they are affected by Physical Activity, with the aim of identifying novel biomarkers.

Ms Samantha Gardener

ANU

Clinical Practice Improvement in Acute Care Settings: Pain Priority

Sabine Apel
Prof Rhonda Nay
Dr Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh

QUT

Clinical Trials of new drugs for dementia

Prof Henry Brodaty

Other

Cognition following non-cardiac surgery and anaesthesia: a study of neuropsychological and functional changes in the first year post-procedure (PhD Project)

Premilla Chinnappa-Quinn

UNSW

Cognitive decline in community dwelling older people

Prof Henry Brodaty
Dr Megan Heffernan

UNSW

Cognitive decline trajectories in community dwelling older adults

Prof Henry Brodaty
Dr Megan Heffernan

UNSW

Cognitive outcome after stroke

Dr Catherine Dong
Prof Perminder Sachdev

UNSW

Cognitive outcomes in the ageing cannabis user

Dr Adrienne Withall
Prof Brian Draper

UNSW

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy: an Australian adaption

Prof Brian Draper
Ms Daniella Kanareck
Ms Natalie Narunksy

UNSW

Cognitive training in older persons with mild cognitive impairment, with and without mood disorders

Dr Alex Bahar-Fuchs
Prof Kaarin Anstey
Dr Nicolas Cherbuin
Prof George Rebok
Prof Linda Clare

ANU

Community Aging in Place: Advancing Better Living for Elders with Cognitive Impairment (CAPABLE-C)

Professor Yun-Hee Jeon
A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Community care for the Elderly: Needs and Service Use Study (CENSUS)

A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
Ms Meredith Gresham
Prof Henry Brodaty
Ms Fleur Harrison

UNSW

Competencies in dementia care across care settings and levels of nursing practice

A/Prof Victoria Traynor
Prof Lynn Chenoweth

UNSW

Computer-assisted clinical guidelines for the management of aggression in dementia

Dr Victor Vickland
Prof Brian Draper
A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
Prof Daniel O'Connor
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Computerised neuropsychological testing for early diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment and dementia

Dr Nicole Kochan
Prof Perminder Sachdev
Dr Melissa Slavin
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

CuDDler robot

Prof Wendy Moyle
Dr Cindy Jones
Dr Siobhan O'Dwyer
Prof Michael Blumenstein
Prof Vladimir Estivill-Castro

QUT

Defining the desirable characteristics of physical environments for the delivery of support and care to people in the final stages of dementia

Prof Richard Fleming

UNSW

Dementia in general practice - Focus groups to identify barriers and enablers to best practice

Prof Dimity Pond

UNSW

Dementia Services Framework Competency Standards Project

A/Prof Victoria Traynor
Prof Richard Fleming

UNSW

Dementia Services Framework Koori Dementia Care Project

Prof Tony Broe
Prof Brian Draper
Ms Sharon Wall
Dr Holly Mack
Ms Gail Daylight

UNSW

Dementia transitions in care

Dr Diane Gibson
Prof Brian Draper

UNSW

Deprescribing in frail older people: a randomised controlled trial

Dr Kathleen Potter
Prof Leon Flicker

UNSW

Depression in Chinese nursing home residents

Ms Ivanna Goh
A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Desirable Outcomes and Characteristics of Community Care (DOCCC) Study

A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
Prof Henry Brodaty
Professor Yun-Hee Jeon
Ms Meredith Gresham
Ms Fiona White

UNSW

Determining the prevalence of brain amyloid plaques in older members of the Australian community.

Prof Christopher Rowe
Prof Colin Masters

ANU

Developing a cohort projections model to estimate the population level impact of alternative risk factor profiles on dementia prevalence in Australia over the next 50 years.

Prof Laurie Brown

Prof Kaarin Anstey

ANU

Developing a sustainable research capacity building program for community based dementia services: SPEAKE

Dr Megan Heffernan
Dr Tiffany Jessop
A/Prof Belinda Goodenough
Ms Ruby Tsang

UNSW

Development and evaluation of an online program for carers of people with later stage dementia

A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
Dr Jenny Fletcher

UNSW

Development and validation of short forms of the Australian National University Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Index (ANU-ADRI)

Ms Sarang Kim
Prof Kaarin Anstey
Dr Nicolas Cherbuin

ANU

Development of a website for providing authoritative evidence and practical advice on dementia risk reduction

Dr Maree Farrow
Mr Jack Sach
Prof Kaarin Anstey
A/Prof Michael Woodward

ANU

Development of an assessment tool to measure person centred care in residential settings (P-CAT)

Prof Rhonda Nay
Dr Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh

QUT

Development of pathways to care and education for Aboriginal people living with dementia

Kate Smith
Prof Leon Flicker

UNSW

Development of the BPSD Guide

BPSD Team 
Prof Henry Brodaty
Ms Kim Burns
Dr Ranmalie Jayasinha
Ms Ruby Tsang

UNSW

Diagnosing dementia in the oldest-old

Dr Melissa Slavin

UNSW

e-Support and Mentoring of current DCRC: CC graduate students

Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Ms Margaret MacAndrew

QUT

Early intervention in dementia support using a person centred approach - PhD Project

Dr Gillian Stockwell-Smith
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Education program for care planning in RACF (2012 DCRC:CC Masters by Research Scholarship)

Ms Caroline Walters

QUT

Empowering and improving the health of dementia carers through enhanced Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Support Group Leader skills

Prof Lynn Chenoweth
Professor Yun-Hee Jeon
A/Prof Victoria Traynor

UNSW

Ensuring a smooth journey: Improving the accessibility of airports for travellers with dementia

Dr Maria O'Reilly
Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Ms Sandra Jeavons

QUT

Environmental and lifestyle risk factors for younger onset dementia.

Ms Monica Cations

UNSW

Environmental design for people with dementia: charting the gap between theory and practice in the design of new residential facilities

Prof Richard Fleming

UNSW

Environmental toxins and dementia risk - a review

Dr Maree Farrow
Prof Kaarin Anstey
Dr Nicolas Cherbuin

ANU

Evaluating residential facilities for people in the later stages of dementia

Prof Richard Fleming

UNSW

Evaluating the Australian National University Alzheimer’s disease risk index (ANU-ADRI) – does it correlate with memory performance?

Dr Maree Farrow

ANU

Evaluating the impact of the environment on physical activity levels and healthcare outcomes for people with dementia living in residential aged care facilities

A/Prof Victoria Traynor
Prof Lynn Chenoweth
Professor Yun-Hee Jeon

UNSW

Evaluation of an electronic application developed to support BPSD management in clinical practice

BPSD Team 
Prof Henry Brodaty
Ms Kim Burns
Dr Ranmalie Jayasinha

UNSW

Evaluation of candidate biomarkers in platelets

Prof Ralph Martins
Dr Andrea C. Wilson
Dr Stephanie Rainey-Smith

ANU

Evaluation of Mind your Mind community presentations: do they promote behavioural change?

Dr Maree Farrow
Mr Jack Sach
Prof Kaarin Anstey
Ms Suha Ali

ANU

Evaluation of online information on dementia risk reduction: does it promote behavioural change in individuals and in clinical practice?

Dr Maree Farrow
Mr Jack Sach
Ms Suha Ali

ANU

Evaluation of the reliability of a tool for the assessment of the enabling/disabling features of public buildings and public spaces used by people with dementia

Prof Richard Fleming
Dr Lyn Phillipson

UNSW

Everyday decision-making: the experience of people living with dementia

Dr Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh
Prof Rhonda Nay

QUT

Everyday decision-making: the experience of people living with dementia (extension of LTU-05/11)

Dr Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh
Prof Rhonda Nay
Dr Laura Tarzia

QUT

Examining perceived stigma in persons with progressive memory loss such as dementia: An Australian study

Prof Elizabeth Beattie
A/Prof Barbara Horner
Prof Wendy Moyle
Mr David Wellman

QUT

Examining the utility of the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) as a vehicle for improving staff skills and knowledge in care planning and management of behavioural and psychological symptons of dementia

Professor Yun-Hee Jeon
Prof Lynn Chenoweth
A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
Prof Daniel O'Connor

UNSW

Examining use of advance care directives by registered nurses for individuals with dementia living in residential accommodation

A/Prof Victoria Traynor

Other

Exercising the brain - guidelines

Ben Rattray
Dr Kate Pumpa
Dr Allison Bielak
Ms Disa Smee
Dr Nicolas Cherbuin
Prof Kaarin Anstey

ANU

Experience of being a carer

A/Prof Barbara Horner
Dr Beatriz Cuesta-Briand
Ms Katrina Fyfe
Ms Ash Osborne
Prof Moyez Jiwa

QUT

Family involvement in care of people with dementia in acute care

Prof Wendy Moyle

QUT

Forum

 

Other

Framework development for National Dementia Prevention Promotion and Early Intervention

Dr David Lie
Dr Melinda Martin-Khan
Dr Catherine Travers

ANU

Friendships and social structures: Understanding, assessing and improving social networks for persons living in residential care (FRIEND Study)

Ms Anne-Nicole Casey

UNSW

Genetic and environmental contributions to amyloid burden in older Australians: a PiB-PET imaging study of twins

Dr Melissa Slavin
Prof Christopher Rowe
Professor Julian Trollor
Prof Perminder Sachdev
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Genetic factors in dementia in elderly Australians

Ms Arezoo Assareh
Prof Perminder Sachdev

UNSW

Genetics of the integrity of the white matter in older adults (post-graduate student project)

Sri Chandana Kanchibhotla
Dr Karen Mather
Prof Perminder Sachdev

UNSW

Going to stay at home project - DCRC component

Prof Henry Brodaty
Dr Megan Heffernan

UNSW

Good Dementia Care in General Practice

Prof Henry Brodaty
Dr Michael Connors
Prof Dimity Pond
Dr Allan Shell
A/Prof Belinda Goodenough

UNSW

GP Working Group Project

Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Guide on sexuality in RACFs

Dr. Michael Bauer
Dr Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh
Dr Laura Tarzia
Prof Rhonda Nay
Prof Elizabeth Beattie

QUT

Halting Antipsychotic use in Long Term care (HALT) Project

Prof Henry Brodaty
Dr Allan Shell
Dr Tiffany Jessop
Ms Fleur Harrison

Ms Monica Cations
Mrs Linda Nattrass
Prof Lynn Chenoweth

UNSW

HIP-D Facilitator and Participant Workbook

Prof Gill Lewin
A/Prof Barbara Horner
Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Ms Sarah White

QUT

Hydration status of people with cognitive impairment within an acute care environment

Dr Judy McCrow
Dr Eamonn Eeles
Dr Keren Harvey

QUT

I2I-A: Innovation to Implementation - Australia: Development and Trial of a Knowledge Translation Planning Tool

A/Prof Belinda Goodenough
Dr Michael Young
Mrs Tracy Higgins

UNSW

Identifying factors that influence boundary transgression in dementia

Ms Margaret MacAndrew
Prof Elizabeth Beattie

QUT

Identifying specific biomarkers for AD

Prof Ralph Martins
Dr Veer Bala Gupta

ANU

Impacting the quality of care of people with dementia in the acute hospital setting: An educational intervention

Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Mr Glenn Rees
Dr Ellen Skladzien

QUT

Implementation and dissemination of the evidence-based management principles of the BPSD Guide

BPSD Team 
Prof Henry Brodaty
Ms Kim Burns
Dr Ranmalie Jayasinha
Ms Sharon Wall
Ms Fiona White

UNSW

Improvement of GP use of screening for cognitive impairment

Prof Henry Brodaty
Prof Dimity Pond
Prof Brian Draper
Dr Katrin Seeher
Dr Liesbeth Aerts

UNSW

Improving anxiety assessment and management in people with dementia: Validation of an informant measure and pilot testing of a multi-component behavioural intervention.

Prof Elizabeth Beattie

QUT

Improving Stress and Sleep in Persons with Dementia: A feasibility test of the LASER-AD Intervention

Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Dr Judy McCrow

QUT

Improving support for caregivers of people with dementia from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds by strengthening community care services: a randomised controlled trial

Associate Professor Lily Dongxia Xiao
Prof Brian Draper
Dr Anita De Bellis
Ms Helena Kyriazopoulos

UNSW

Indigenous People with Dementia

Prof Lisa Jackson Pulver, Prof GA (Tony) Broe, Dr Simon Chalkley, Hamish Robertson, Rachelle Arkles
Prof Brian Draper

UNSW

Infrequent flyers? Exploring the issue of air travel and dementia from the perspective of people with dementia, their carers, airline staff and airport services.

Dr Maria O'Reilly
Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Ms Nicole Shepherd

QUT

Injury-related hospitalisations in people with dementia: causes, consequences and costs

Dr Lara Harvey
Professor Jacqueline Close
Prof Henry Brodaty
Prof Brian Draper
A/Prof Rebecca Mitchell

UNSW

Investigating language changes associated with mild cognitive impairment and dementia in elderly CALD bilinguals

Dr Amanda Miller Amberber
Prof Perminder Sachdev
A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
Dr Nicole Kochan
Prof Brian Draper

UNSW

Investigation of the use of energy supplements for people with dementia in Residential Aged Care Facilities

Prof Jenny Abbey
Prof Richard Fleming

QUT

iPhone and iPad dementia risk reduction app evaluation

Dr Maree Farrow
Dr Chris Hatherly

ANU

Is anxiety a risk factor in cognitive ageing?

Mr Richard Arthur

ANU

Knowledge Translation in Environmental Design of Residential Aged Care Facilities for people with dementia

Prof Richard Fleming
Dr Lyn Phillipson

UNSW

Knowledge translation of falls prevention strategies in people with dementia and their carers: What works? - 2010 AAR/DCRC-CC Joint PhD Research Scholarship

Ms Claudia Meyer

QUT

Knowledge Translation Pathway for Early/Timely Diagnosis of Dementia

Dr Melinda Martin-Khan

ANU

Knowledge Translation: Opportunities for Primary Practice (from the perspective of the Practice Nurse): Dementia Prevention and Early Diagnosis

Dr Melinda Martin-Khan
Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Prof Dimity Pond
Dr Maree Farrow
Dr David Lie
Dr Geoffrey Mitchell

ANU

Knowledge Translation: Pain and dementia: an application to practice: an example

Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Prof Rhonda Nay
Dr Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh
Ms Sharon Wall

QUT

Lavender essential oil as a treatment of behavioural symptoms in dementia

Eva van der Ploeg

UNSW

Lifespace and people with dementia - measuring and re-enabling continued community participation

Dr Jacki Liddle
Prof Henry Brodaty
Ms Fleur Harrison

UNSW

Listening to preferred music to reduce risky aspects of wandering: A pilot study

Ms Margaret MacAndrew
Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Dr Elaine Fielding

QUT

Literature review of dementia services in rural and remote settings

Prof Leon Flicker

UNSW

Loneliness: The influence of activity and social engagement on loneliness and quality of life in people with dementia and their carers

Prof Wendy Moyle

QUT

Longitudinal outcomes of people with dementia

Prof Henry Brodaty
Dr Michael Connors
A/Prof Michael Woodward
Prof David Ames
Dr Karyn Boundy

UNSW

Longitudinal social and biomedical risk factors for incident dementia and cognitive decline in urban and regional Aboriginal Australians

Dr Kylie Radford
Prof Tony Broe
Prof Brian Draper
Dr Gail Garvey

 

Managing Substance Abuse in the Over 60s

Prof Brian Draper

UNSW

Manuals for Younger Onset Dementia

Dr Adrienne Withall

UNSW

Mapping Australian Dementia Research

A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Measuring tau rate of change and propagation: implications for diagnosis, prognosis and therapy trials in AD.

Prof Christopher Rowe
A/Prof Victor Villemagne
Prof Colin Masters

ANU

Medication and dementia

Prof Dimity Pond

UNSW

Medication management and dementia in the acute care sector and during care transitions

Prof Gabrielle Cooper
Dr Diane Gibson
Professor Susan Kurrle

UNSW

Meta-analysis of nonpharmacological interventions for neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia

Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Montessori activities as a treatment of challenging behaviours in people with dementia

Prof Daniel O'Connor
Eva van der Ploeg

UNSW

Neuropsychology and the AIBL study: Progressing the clinical neuropsychological phenotype of Alzheimer's disease.

Prof Colin Masters
Prof Paul Maruff
A/Prof Kathryn Ellis
Prof David Ames

ANU

NHMRC General Practice Clinical Research Program

Prof Dimity Pond
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

NSW Dementia Policy Framework 2010-2015

Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Nutrition support for dementia

DCRC-CC 
Prof Wendy Moyle
Debjani Das

QUT

Older people who receive enteral nutrition via gastrostomy tubes: a population-based study of incidence, indications and outcomes

A/Prof Barbara Horner
J. Calver
M. Burmas
Prof Leon Flicker

QUT

Online dementia risk reduction interventions

Dr Maree Farrow
Mr Jack Sach
Ms Suha Ali
Prof Kaarin Anstey
A/Prof Michael Woodward

ANU

Opti-Med: A randomised controlled trial of deprescribing to optimise health outcomes for frail older people

Prof Chris Etherton-Beer
Dr Kathleen Potter

UNSW

Oral liquid nutritional supplements for people with dementia in residential aged care facilities: A systematic review

Dr Judy McCrow
Ms Sonia Hines

QUT

Participation, Purpose and Performance: A choir intervention for people with dementia

Prof Elizabeth Beattie

QUT

Person-Centred iHome

Prof Lynn Chenoweth
Professor Yun-Hee Jeon
Dr Victor Vickland
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Personality factors INDIGO Trial

A/Prof Kathryn Ellis
Prof Nicola Lautenschlager
A/Prof Kay Cox
Dr Anita Goh

ANU

Physical Activity guidelines for older adults with subjective cognitive decline or mild cognitive impairment

Prof Nicola Lautenschlager
Prof Kaarin Anstey
Prof Keith Hill
Prof Dimity Pond
A/Prof Kay Cox
A/Prof Kathryn Ellis
B. Dow

ANU

Pilot and evaluation of 'Coping with care-giving' - an intervention for carers of people living with dementia from culturally and linguistically diverse communities

Dr Desiree Leone
Prof Brian Draper

UNSW

Pilot evaluation of the effectiveness and feasibility of a personalised multimedia interface device for aged care residents with dementia and agitated behaviour

Prof Daniel O'Connor
Professor Yun-Hee Jeon
Dr Tanya Davison

UNSW

Plasma AB isoforms measurement

Prof Colin Masters
Prof Ralph Martins
A/Prof Kathryn Ellis

ANU

Plasma apoE measurement

Prof Ralph Martins
Dr Andrea C. Wilson
Prof Colin Masters

ANU

Plasma IDE measurement

Prof Ralph Martins
Dr Andrea C. Wilson
Prof Colin Masters

ANU

Pre-symptomatic diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases with Positron Emission Tomography (PET) exploring vascular risk and the lag phase

Dr Paul Yates
Prof Christopher Rowe
Prof Colin Masters

ANU

Predicting cognitive trajectory in ageing

Ms Ada Lo
Prof Perminder Sachdev

UNSW

Predictors and correlates of cognitive decline in people with intellectual disability

Professor Julian Trollor
Prof Henry Brodaty
Prof Perminder Sachdev

UNSW

Predictors of complicated grief and health outcomes in family caregivers of people with dementia - Joint AAR/DCRC Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Dr Patricia Shuter
Prof Elizabeth Beattie

QUT

Prevalence & correlates of neuropsychiatric symptoms among premutation carriers of the FMR1 gene - PhD project

Dr Rachael Birch
Professor Julian Trollor

UNSW

Prevalence of Dementia in the Torres Strait

Dr Edward Strivens
Prof Leon Flicker

UNSW

Profile, Correlates and Predictors of Cognitive Decline in Fragile X Premutation Carriers

Professor Julian Trollor

UNSW

PROGRAM: The BPSD Guide - Resource Development, Dissemination and Evaluation

BPSD Team 
Prof Henry Brodaty
Ms Kim Burns
Dr Ranmalie Jayasinha

UNSW

PROJECT TEMPLATE

Mrs Tracy Higgins

Other

Project Template Example

Mrs Tracy Higgins

 

Promoting Healthy Ageing in two at-risk populations: People with Intellectual Disability, and their family carers

Professor Julian Trollor
Elizabeth Evans
Prof Henry Brodaty
Prof Perminder Sachdev

UNSW

Prospective memory in dementia

Dr Claire Thompson
Dr Adrienne Withall
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Protecting brain health via Dementia risk reduction activities: Knowledge transfer for diverse communities

Prof Nicola Lautenschlager
A/Prof Kathryn Ellis
Dr Anita Goh
Prof Kaarin Anstey
Ms Sarang Kim
Dr Nicolas Cherbuin
Dr Moyra Mortby

ANU

Proteomics for discovery of novel biomarkers

Prof Ralph Martins
Dr Andrea C. Wilson
Prof Colin Masters

ANU

Proteomics for discovery of novel biomarkers

Prof Colin Masters
Prof Ralph Martins
A/Prof Kathryn Ellis

ANU

Proxy decision-making on behalf of people with dementia: how do surrogates decide?

Dr Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh
Dr Laura Tarzia
Dr. Michael Bauer
Mr Jack Sach

QUT

Psychosocial effects of becoming a carer: Predicting caregiver outcomes such as burden, psychological distress and quality of life - PhD Project

Dr Katrin Seeher
A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Quality care for people with dementia in the community: Testing the efficacy of a communication skills training program for professional community based home care workers

Dr Erin Conway
Prof Helen Chenery

QUT

Quality of life and care in RACFs (Dementia QoL-Care)

Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Prof Wendy Moyle
Prof Rhonda Nay
Dr Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh
A/Prof Barbara Horner
Prof Lynn Chenoweth
Prof Andrew Robinson
Dr Maria O'Reilly
Dr Elaine Fielding
Ms Meredith Gresham

QUT

Recruitment and retention of nurses in dementia and aged care

Prof Lynn Chenoweth
Professor Yun-Hee Jeon
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Residential Placement Transitions: Understanding the Experiences of Carers of People with Dementia

Dr Elaine Fielding
Dr Maria O'Reilly
Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Mr Mitchell McMaster

QUT

Resource for Home Carers

Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Ms Sandra Jeavons
Ms Catherine Wyles

QUT

Respite Care in Dementia: Consumer and Provider Perspectives

Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Ms Meredith Gresham
Dr Elaine Fielding

QUT

Responding to sexuality in residential aged care: The development of an assessment tool for people with dementia

Dr. Michael Bauer
Prof Rhonda Nay
Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Dr Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh

QUT

Review of current seating practices in supporting people living with dementia in residential aged care

A/Prof Christopher Poulos
Ms Juliet Kelly
Ms Robyn Chapman
Ms Annette Crane
Ms Rebecca Forbes
Ms Meredith Gresham
Ms Rene LeGrange
Ms Virginia Moore
Mr Sam Neylon

QUT

Review of the role of technology and environmental design in delivering better care outcomes for people with dementia

Prof Richard Fleming

UNSW

Scoping project for the National Dementia Register in Australia

Prof Henry Brodaty
Dr Karolina Krysinska

UNSW

Sexualities and Dementia: Improve Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices in Aged Care via interactive live webinars

Dr Cindy Jones
Prof Wendy Moyle
A/Prof Belinda Goodenough

 

Sitting time Intervention

Prof Nicola Lautenschlager
Prof David Dunstan
A/Prof Kay Cox
Prof Kaarin Anstey
A/Prof Kathryn Ellis
Dr Elizabeth Cyarto
Dr Paul Gardiner

ANU

SMILE pilot study

A/Prof Lee-Fay Low

UNSW

Strategies which recruit and retain dementia and aged care nurses in Australian health care settings

Prof Lynn Chenoweth

UNSW

Stress and health in spouses of people with early-stage Alzheimer's disease: The effects of a memory training intervention - 2010 AAR/DCRC-CC Joint PhD Research Scholarship

Ms Linda McAuliffe
Prof Rhonda Nay

QUT

Successful ageing and cognitive decline in a community sample

Prof Henry Brodaty
Dr Megan Heffernan

UNSW

Suicidality and resilience in family and spousal carers of people with dementia

Dr Siobhan O'Dwyer

QUT

Supporting better medicines use among people living with dementia using national consensus Support - MEDe Support

Ms Amy Page
Prof Chris Etherton-Beer
Dr Kathleen Potter

UNSW

Sydney Multisite Intervention of LaughterBosses and ElderClowns (SMILE): a randomised controlled trial of humour therapy in residential care

A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
Prof Henry Brodaty
Prof Lynn Chenoweth
Prof Richard Fleming
Dr Peter Spitzer
Mr Jean-Paul Bell
A/Prof Belinda Goodenough
Ms Anne-Nicole Casey

UNSW

Take-up of Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) recommendations and approvals for residential respite care by people with dementia and their carers

Dr Phil Anderson

UNSW

Telepresence Robot (Giraffe)

Prof Wendy Moyle

QUT

The assessment and management of physical co-morbidities associated with dementia

Professor Susan Kurrle

UNSW

The Australian Experience and Management of Dementia-related Stigma

Dr Simon Colquhoun
A/Prof Barbara Horner
Prof Wendy Moyle
Prof Elizabeth Beattie

QUT

The BPSD Guide: developing resources appropriate for remote Aboriginal communities

BPSD Team 
Prof Henry Brodaty
Ms Kim Burns
Dr Ranmalie Jayasinha

UNSW

The Change in Cognition with Age Questionnaire (CICAQ)

Prof Henry Brodaty
Dr Megan Heffernan
A/Prof Lee-Fay Low

UNSW

The Dementia Research Map

Prof Henry Brodaty
Dr Katrin Seeher
Dr Adrienne Withall

UNSW

The DVA Study

Dr Adrienne Withall, Dr Chanaka Wijeratne, A/Prof Brian Draper

UNSW

The effect of foot massage on long-term care staff's stress levels, anxiety, mood state, somatic symptoms and experiences of working with people with dementia - A pilot RCT

Prof Wendy Moyle

QUT

The effect of PARO on social engagement, communication, and quality of life in people living with dementia in residential care

Prof Wendy Moyle
Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Prof Glenda Cook

QUT

The effectiveness and appropriateness of a palliative approach to care for people with advanced dementia: A systematic review

Dr Judy McCrow
Ms Sonia Hines
S. Gledhill

QUT

The experiences and processes for decision-making by direct care staff in residential aged care facilities when making decisions about people with dementia

Dr Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh

QUT

The impact of a wash-dry bidet compared to usual toileting care in a residential aged care facility

Ms Meredith Gresham
Prof Lindy Clemson

UNSW

The impact of dementia on access to and outcomes from rehabilitation following fracture related hospitalisation

Dr Stephen Isbel
A/Prof Rebecca Mitchell
Maggie Jamieson
Dr Lara Harvey
A/Prof Jennie Scarvell
Professor Jacqueline Close
Dr Diane Gibson
Professor Paul Smith
Prof Brian Draper
Prof Henry Brodaty
Lennon Wicks

UNSW

The impact of food regulations on the wellbeing of older people living with dementia in residential aged care.

Meredith Gresham

QUT

The INSPIRED Study - Improving Service Provision in Early Onset Dementia

Prof Brian Draper
Dr Adrienne Withall
Professor Julian Trollor
Ms Monica Cations
Ms Fiona White

UNSW

The knowledge and attitudes of healthcare workers and other health facility staff in a large regional health district regarding the care of people with dementia

Professor Wendy Smyth
Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Prof Wendy Moyle

QUT

The lifestyle engagement activity program (LEAP) development and pilot

A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
Professor Yun-Hee Jeon
Dr Jess Baker
Dr Jenny Fletcher
Ms Fleur Harrison

UNSW

The perceived and actual risk of Alzheimer's disease across the full adult lifespan

Dr Joanna Brooks
Prof Kaarin Anstey

ANU

The Public Health Benefits/Risks of Timely Diagnosis - Exploratory Studies

Dr Melinda Martin-Khan
Prof. Nancy A. Pachana
Dr Geoffrey Mitchell
Dr Maree Farrow
Dr David Lie
Dr Rupert McShane

ANU

The relationship of diet to neurocognitive health

Ms Sophie Chen

UNSW

The Sage-ID Study: The Predictors and Correlates of Cognitive Decline in People with Intellectual Disability: a Questionnaire study

Professor Julian Trollor
Prof Henry Brodaty
Prof Perminder Sachdev

UNSW

The SOCIAL (Social Orientation of Care in Aged Living) Study

Ms Janet Mitchell
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

The social participation of carers of people with dementia

Dr Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh
Prof Wendy Moyle
Prof Rhonda Nay

QUT

The Sydney Centenarian Study (PhD sub-project with DCRC)

Ms Zixuan Yang
Prof Perminder Sachdev

UNSW

The Sydney Stroke Study

Dr Adrienne Withall
Prof Henry Brodaty
Prof Perminder Sachdev

UNSW

The Sydney-Shanghai Residential Care Study

Ms Helen Wu
A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

The use of environmental assessment tools for the evaluation of Australian residential facilities for people with dementia

Prof Richard Fleming

UNSW

The use of Skype family conversations compared to regular telephone calls to reduce agitation in people with dementia

Prof Daniel O'Connor

UNSW

Thickened fluids for people with dementia in residential aged care facilities: A systematic review

Dr Judy McCrow
Ms Sonia Hines

QUT

Timely Diagnosis of Dementia

Dr Allan Shell
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Too Much of a Good Thing? Deprescribing Medications in Adults Aged Over 65 Years

Ms Amy Page
Dr Kathleen Potter
Prof Chris Etherton-Beer

UNSW

Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to enhance outcomes from computer facilitated cognitive training in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI)

Dr Adith Mohan
Prof Perminder Sachdev
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Transitional Care for Patients with Dementia

A/Prof Ashley Kable
Prof Dimity Pond
Prof Lynn Chenoweth
Debjani Das

UNSW

Transitions between home, hospital and residential aged care following an injury related hospitalisation for people with and without dementia

A/Prof Rebecca Mitchell
Dr Lara Harvey
Professor Jacqueline Close
Prof Brian Draper
Dr Diane Gibson
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Understanding dementia in urban, rural and remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Queensland

Dr Gail Garvey
Prof Elizabeth Beattie

QUT

Understanding how the neighbourhood environment influences brain and cognitive health in older adults

A/Prof Kathryn Ellis
Prof Nicola Lautenschlager

ANU

Unlocking the potential of volunteers in aged residential facilities to support residents with behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: a pilot feasibility study

Prof Daniel O'Connor

UNSW

Update dementia guidelines for general practice

Richard Lawrence (previously led by Prof Charles Bridges-Webb)

UNSW

Use of medical, home-based and residential aged care by older descendants with dementia during the last three years of life

A/Prof Barbara Horner

QUT

User experiences and perceptions of an online Alzheimer's disease risk assessment tool – the Australian National University Alzheimer’s disease risk index (ANU-ADRI)

Dr Maree Farrow
Prof Kaarin Anstey
Dr Nicolas Cherbuin
Dr Elodie O'Connor

ANU

Using 'nurse sensitive indicators' to examine hospital dementia services - A PhD Study.

Ms Kasia Bail

UNSW

Volunteer-facilitated implementation of personalised one-to-one activities with nursing home residents with dementia and agitated behaviour

Prof Daniel O'Connor
Eva van der Ploeg

UNSW

What is a good day out? Working towards optimal day centre respite care and ways to measure it.

Dr Elaine Fielding
Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Prof Richard Fleming
A/Prof Belinda Goodenough
Ms Margaret MacAndrew
Dr Maria O'Reilly

QUT

Who benefits from dementia interventions? A study of motivations and barriers to lifestyle and behaviour changes for dementia prevention.

Ms Sarang Kim

ANU

Working with nurses to improve oral health in residential aged care facilities

Dr Alan Deutsch
Dr Peter Foltyn
Jayne Braunsteiner
Professor Clive Wright
Prof Henry Brodaty
Vasi Naganathan

UNSW