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Researcher: Abela, MR (Dr Melissa Abela)

Fields of Research

Aged care nursing
Health services and systems

Research Objectives

Palliative care
Behaviour and health
Health related to ageing

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Stimulating sense memories for people living with dementia using the Namaste Care programme: what works, how and why?; Journal of Clinical Nursing
Train the trainer program manual - The trajectory of dementia illnesses and the Namaste Care Program for people living with advanced dementia in residential aged care facilities

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)

Research Candidate Supervision