A/Prof Barbara Horner

Qualifications

PhD, MEd, BAppSc, RN, FRCNA

DCRC role / affiliation

DCRC-CC, Research Collaborator and Senior Partner

Other roles / affiliations

Director of the WA Dementia Training Study Centre (2009-2013)

Profile

BARBARA HORNER IS NOW RETIRED

As a highly valued member of theĀ DCRC community, the biosketch below is provided for interest.

A/Professor Horner established the Centre for Research on Ageing (CRA) in 2000 and held the position of Director since its inception. Although holding additional leadership positions within the Faculty 2008-10, she maintained leadership of the Centre and its staff, continuing to expand the outcomes of this Centre.

Barbara is a social researcher and her particular research interests are in the social and service implications of ageing. Her research includes workforce issues, innovation in models of care and service frameworks and evaluation, quality of life factors in aged communities and organizational leadership and change. Her research has also expanded to care of people with dementia in partnership with Alzheimer's Australia WA.

As part of the CRA portfolio, she is also the Director of the WA Dementia Training Study Centre and node leader for Curtin University in the Dementia Collaborative Research Centre - 3, Consumers & Carers. Professor Horner was an invited delegate to the Taiwan/Australian Horner Collaborative Workshop on Gerontechnology, in Taiwan in 2010.

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