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Researcher: Tierney, L (Mrs Laura Tierney)

Fields of Research

Aged Health Care
Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Health Economics
Health Promotion
Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
Nutrition and Dietetics
Aged Care Nursing

Research Objectives

Health Related to Ageing
Health Policy Economic Outcomes
Health Education and Promotion
Learner and Learning Achievement
Nutrition
Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Bringing the outside world in': Enriching social connection through health student placements in a teaching aged care facility; Health Expectations
Assessment and management of chronic respiratory conditions in frail older adults
Best intentions or best practice? A case study of the nutritional needs and outcomes of a person with dementia living in a residential aged care home; International Journal of Nursing Practice
Counting the cost of dementia-related hospital admissions: a regional investigation; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Development and preliminary psychometric properties of the General Practitioner Attitudes and Confidence Scale (GPACS–D) for dementia; BMC Family Practice
Encountering aged care: a mixed methods investigation of medical students’ clinical placement experiences; Bmc Geriatrics
Optimising nutrition for adults with dementia: Residential communities care redesign opportunities; International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Congress
Staff awareness of food and fluid care needs for older people with dementia in residential care: A qualitative study; Journal of clinical nursing
Teaching aged care facilities: Implementing interprofessional prevocational education and practice in residential aged care
The challenge of optimising nutrition for aged care residents with dementia; 2017 ACSA Conference

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision