Leading the field in undertaking policy-relevant research and developing guidelines for aged care organisations in this area. Harnessing the experience and expertise of people with lived experience of dementia, care partners, aged care organisations and advocacy groups.
Provided evidence to government inquiries relating to choice and decision-making in health and aged care contexts.
- Cited within new Australian Aged Care Quality Standards
- Used in guidance for aged care providers on meeting accreditation requirements
Capabilities and facilities
Opportunities to work with the Path Through Life (PATH) longitudinal cohort study, which has collected 20 years of follow up data from three population-based age group cohorts, to assess biological and lifestyle risk factors for cognitive and mental health outcomes in later life.
- Aged care provider organisations
- Dementia Australia
- Government agencies