Current Research Projects

Australian National University

  • Specialist Mental Health Service for Older People
    Staff Survey Strains in Dementia Care. The project measures the levels of strains/ stress staff experience. It involves surveying staff that care for residents living with dementia.

Canberra University

  • Malnutrition Screening Project.
    Residents screened for malnutrition.

Curtin University

  • Missing workers:
    Retaining mature age women workers to ensure future labour security 45+.

Greater Southern Area Health Service/ Australian National University

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
    For adults with anxiety and depression.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Medical Local (ISML)

  • Bridging aged care & general practice in the Illawarra Shoalhaven – a trial of improved access coordinated care and e-health technologies.
    Alternative title: Re: Better Health Care Connections: Aged Care Multidisciplinary Care Coordination and Advisory Service Program.

NSW/ACT Dementia Training Study Centre

  • Environmental Assessment Tool (EAT).
    Development of iPad application and staff training to assess the strengths and weaknesses of the physical environment for residents with dementia.

Regional Development Australia (RDA) Illawarra

  • LIEEP: Low Income Energy Efficiency Program
    “EE3A: Pathways and initiatives for low income people to manage energy” $2.3 Million Government Grant Success to Implement Energy Efficiency Project.


University of NSW

  • School of Aviation
    An investigation of environment related manual handling of people (MHP) risk controls that may influence resident functional mobility and staff exposure to MHP risk factors in aged care.


University of Wollongong/DTSC

  • EAT-HC : (Environmental Assessment Tool – High Care)
    Development of a tool to evaluate residential facilities for people in the later stages of dementia.


University of Wollongong/DTSC

  • Evaluating the impact of the Environment on Physical Activity Levels and Healthcare Outcomes for People with Dementia Living in Residential Aged Care Facilities.

          Development of a package to be used across Warrigal


University of Wollongong

  • Faculty of Business

           The process of change which occurs when organisations introduce practices to make their operations more sustainable.

University of Wollongong

  • Faculty of Commerce

           Commerce Internship Program

University of Wollongong/SBRC/AUSCCER

  • Enhancing Resilience of aged care systems to climate change: retrofitting buildings and sociocultural systems

University of Wollongong

  • School of Health Sciences

           Dietetics Food Service Inquiry Project

University of Wollongong

  • School of Health Sciences

           Annual Resident and Community Services Satisfaction Survey: Benchmarking and Quality Improvement Project

University of Wollongong

  • School of Information Systems and Technology

           Battling the challenge of continuous training of healthcare workers to use clinical IT systems through self-management of cognitive load

University of Wollongong

  • School of Medicine

           Interdiscplinary Clinical Experience (ICE) - programme

University of Wollongong

  • School of Nursing

            Supported Authentic Learning Experiences








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