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Researcher: Karacsony, S (Dr Sara Karacsony)

Fields of Research

Aged care nursing
Mental health nursing
Aged health care
Residential client care

Research Objectives

Palliative care
Health related to ageing
Ageing and older people
Mental health services
Public health (excl. specific population health)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Critical Review of Instruments for Nursing Assistantsí Scope of Practice and a Palliative Approach in Long-Term Care Settings; Journal of Community & Public Health Nursing
A guide to symptom management for residents with end-stage dementia in the Namaste Care Program
An instrument to assess the education needs of nursing assistants within a palliative approach in residential aged care facilities; BMC Palliative Care
Assessing nursing assistantsí competency in palliative care: An evaluation tool; Nurse Education in Practice
Connecting past and present: Nursesí role in identifying signs of child sexual abuse in adults and supporting survivors; International Journal of Mental Health Nursing
Measuring nursing assistants' knowledge, skills and attitudes in a palliative approach: a literature review; Nurse education today
Nutrition, hydration and feeding: Impact on the older person; Caring for older people in Australia:. Principles for nursing practice
Pain; Living With Dementia: A Practical Guide For Families And Personal Carers
Stimulating sense memories for people living with dementia using the Namaste Care programme: what works, how and why?; Journal of Clinical Nursing
The Development of an Instrument to Evaluate Nursing Assistantsí Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes within a Palliative Approach
The end-of-life Namaste Care program for people with dementia
What does the outbreak of COVID-19 reveal about palliative care in aged care?; Aged Care Insite

Research Projects

Evaluation of education and training on the Namaste Care program for people with advanced dementia on aged care staff's knowledge, skills and perceived competence in end-of-life dementia care: A pilot; Department of Health (Tasmania) (DoH TAS)
The Way to PEACE (Pathway to End-of-Life Affectionate Care with concerted Efforts)

Research Candidate Supervision