|Research Centre||DCRC Assessment and Better Care|
This study is investigating the social-professional networks of all those who provide a service to 12 randomly-selected residents with dementia who experience behavioural and psychological symptoms while living in a residential aged care facility (RACF). The primary aim is to see if and how the networks influence the care provided, using qualitative and quantitative methods. The 12 residents will be from four residential facilities, with the aim of having at least four males and at least two with younger onset dementia.
Key aspects to the research are: