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Researcher: Robinson, AL (Professor Andrew Robinson)

Research Fields

Aged Care Nursing
Aged Health Care
Health and Community Services
Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Respiratory Diseases
Nursing
Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
Public Health and Health Services
Residential Client Care
Primary Health Care
Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology)
Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Health Policy
Geriatrics and Gerontology
Health Care Administration
Medical and Health Sciences
Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Health Promotion
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Clinical Nursing: Primary (Preventative)
Architectural Design
Communications Technologies
Neurosciences
Population Trends and Policies
Clinical Sciences
Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
Urban Sociology and Community Studies
Information Systems Management
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Physiotherapy
Migration
Central Nervous System
Social Theory
Care for Disabled
Health Counselling
Higher Education
Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Mental Health Nursing
Midwifery
Preventive Medicine
Autonomic Nervous System
Clinical and Sports Nutrition
Nutrition and Dietetics
Specialist Studies in Education
Medical Physiology
Studies in Human Society
Cardiorespiratory Medicine and Haematology
Health Informatics
Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Cognitive Science
Algebra and Number Theory
Basic Pharmacology
Industrial and Organisational Psychology
Information Systems Organisation
Ophthalmology
Family Care
Mental Health
Computer-Human Interaction
Human Resources Management
Health Economics

Research Impact

Nursing
Health Related to Ageing
Palliative Care
Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
Health and Support Services
Health
Health Education and Promotion
Carer Health
Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing
Nervous System and Disorders
Health Policy Evaluation
Rural Health
Behaviour and Health
Ageing and Older People
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Learner and Learning Achievement
Social Structure and Health
Canola
Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
Cancer and Related Disorders
Community Service (excl. Work)
Information Services
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Learner and Learning Processes
Mental Health
Education and Training
Learner Development
Residential Construction Planning
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Disability and Functional Capacity
Preventive Medicine
Mental Health Services
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
Resourcing of Education and Training Systems
Carers Development and Welfare
Application Tools and System Utilities
Structure, Delivery and Financing of Community Services
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Skin and Related Disorders
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Child Health
Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Languages and Literacy
Education and Training Systems
Health Inequalities
Children's/Youth Services and Childcare
Health Policy Economic Outcomes
Information Processing Services (incl. Data Entry and Capture)

Career Best Publications

Are care workers appropriate mentors for nursing students in residential aged care?; BMC Nursing
Barriers to the Provision of Care for People with Dementia and their carers in a Rural Community; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Beyond the 'tick and flick': facilitating best practice falls prevention through an action research approach; Journal of Clinical Nursing
Building Connections in Aged Care. Developing Support Structures for Student Nurses on Placement in Residential Care: Stage 2 Report: SNM Aged Care Report No. 3
Building Connections in Aged Care. Developing Support Structures for Student Nurses on Placement in Residential Care: Stage One Report: TSoN Aged Care Report No. 2
General practitioners' experiences and understandings of diagnosing dementia: Factors impacting on early diagnosis; Social Science and Medicine
Honours in nursing: The struggle of students as clinicians/researchers in practice; International Journal of Nursing Practice
Improving networks between acute care nurses and an aged care assessment team; Journal of Clinical Nursing
Reducing Staff isolation and Developing Evidence-Informed Practice in the Aged Care Environment Through an Action Research Approach to Falls Prevention; Advances in Nursing Science
Relationship between participants’ level of education and engagement in their completion of the Understanding Dementia Massive Open Online Course; BMC Medical Education
Residents with mild cognitive decline and family members report health students 'enhance capacity of care' and bring 'a new breath of life' in two aged care facilities in Tasmania; Health Expectations
Rural dementia carers: formal and informal sources of support; Ageing and Society
Seeking respite: issues around the use of day respite care for the carers of people with dementia; Ageing and Society
Transformative 'cultural shifts' in nursing : participatory action research and the project of possibility; Nursing Inquiry
What should we know about dementia in the 21st Century? A Delphi consensus study; BMC Geriatrics
Who Knows, Who Cares? Dementia knowledge among nurses, care workers, and family members of people living with dementia; Journal of Palliative Care

Research Publications

'Aged Care Success Story' Stateline ABC TV 1 June 2007
'Ageing well together'. Improving care and care continuity for people with dementia and their family carers; Ninth Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics
'Fit for Purpose': A cohort-centric approach to MOOC design; RUSC Universities and Knowledge Society Journal
A case study evaluation protocol to assess processes, effectiveness and impact of a nurse practitioner-led memory clinic; Health
A dementia/palliative approach education program for RACF staff - Building on staff experience; Gerontology and Geriatrics Conference
A learning place where a high-risk student cohort can succeed: curriculum, assessment and teacher recruitment; 36th Annual HERDSA International Conference
A Measure of Occupational Communion to Inform the Design and Evaluation of Dementia Care Workforce Development Interventions; 2015 IPA International Congress – Berlin
A New Standard in Dementia Knowledge Measurement: Comparative Validation of the Dementia Knowledge Assessment Scale and the Alzheimer’s Disease Knowledge Scale; American Geriatrics Society. Journal
A Profile of Day Respite Care; Australasian Journal on Ageing
A protocol for an individualised, facilitated and sustainable approach to implementing current evidence in preventing falls in residential aged care facilities; BMC Geriatrics
A qualitative metasynthesis: family involvement in decision making for people with dementia in residential aged care; International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare
A qualitative study of professional and client perspectives on information flows and decision aid use; BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
A survey or the frequency and impact of Behaviours of Concern in dementia on residential aged care staff; Australasian Journal on Ageing
A tool to aid talking about dementia and dying - Development and evaluation; Collegian
Action Plan for Dementia Surge
Advanced clinical roles : investigating dilemmas and changing practice through action research; Journal of Clinical Nursing
Aged care funding
Aged Care Nurse Practitioners in General Practice - Implications for Tasmania; Health Service Improvement Research Seminar - Virtual Tasmanian Academic Health Sciences Precinct
Aged care nurse practitioners working in general practice; 2014 Primary Health Care Research Conference
Aged care nurse practitioners working in general practice; Journal of Clinical Nursing
Aged Care Project Released
Aged Care Project Released
Aged care staff and family carers knowledge of dementia; Ninth Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Aged Care Success
Aged care success
Alignment between informal carers and formal dementia care workers: Perspectives on community service delivery; Alzheimer's Australia 15th National Conference - The Tiles of Life
An audit of the adequacy of acute wound care documentation of surgical inpatients; Journal of Clinical Nursing
An investigation of nursing students' knowledge of dementia: A questionnaire study; Nurse Education Today
Are care workers appropriate mentors for nursing students in residential aged care?; BMC Nursing
Are multimedia cognitive behavioural interventions feasible for dementia carers?: results from a pilot evaluation of the carer's care program; 30th International Congress of Psychology
Are passionate clinical leaders enough for excellence in Teaching Aged Care Facilities?; Australian Association of Gerontology 47th National Conference
Aspects of nursing student placements associated with perceived likelihood of working in residential aged care; Journal of Clinical Nursing
Assessment and management of chronic respiratory conditions in frail older adults
Associate Degree in Dementia Care: Sustaining a course and maintaining the students; Teaching Matters
At the interface of health and community care: developing linkages between aged care services in a rural context; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Attracting Students to Aged Care: The Impact of a Supportive Orientation; Nurse Education Today
Balancing the Scales; 36th Annual Conference of the Australian Association of Gerontology - Expanding Knowledge of Ageing
Barriers to the Provision of Care for People with Dementia and their carers in a Rural Community; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Best Practice for undergraduate nursing students in aged care clinical placements; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Better Dementia Care Aim of New Dementia Centre
Beyond the 'tick and flick': facilitating best practice falls prevention through an action research approach; Journal of Clinical Nursing
Boost for Aged Care Nursing
Building bridges: Developing an inter-secoral community of practice for people with dementia; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Building bridges: Developing an inter-sectoral community of practice for people with dementia; 43nd National Conference of the Australian Association of Gerontolog
Building capacity and resilience in the dementia care workforce: a systematic review of interventions targeting worker and organizational outcomes; International Psychogeriatrics
Building capacity of community nurses to act as mentors for older persons with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); Australasian Journal on Ageing
Building Capacity to Support Dementia Palliation Among Undergraduate Health Care Students; The International Psychogeriatric Association International Meeting
Building Connections in Aged Care
Building Connections in Aged Care
Building Connections in Aged Care
Building connections in aged care - facilitating student nurse placements in residential care facilities; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Building Connections in Aged Care - Final Report
Building connections in aged care follow-up evaluation. Final report
Building Connections in Aged Care. Developing Support Structures for Student Nurses on Placement in Residential Care: Stage 2 Report: SNM Aged Care Report No. 3
Building Connections in Aged Care. Developing Support Structures for Student Nurses on Placement in Residential Care: Stage One Report: TSoN Aged Care Report No. 2
Building policy and service theory from nursing home inspection results: Qualitative Comparative Analysis; International Journal on Disability and Human Development
Can a community of practice enhance a palliative approach for people drawing close to death with dementia?; International Journal of Palliative Nursing
Can the safety culture of residential care facilities be impacted upon by an action-research strategy to implement best practice guidelines for prevention of falls?; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Care of older persons in the Emergency Department; 10th International Conference for Emergency Nurses
Caring for older people with dementia in residential care: nursing students' experiences; Journal of Advanced Nursing
Caring for the carer: a systematic review of pure technology-based cognitive behavioral therapy (TB-CBT) interventions for dementia carers; Aging and Mental Health
Cause of death in nursing home residents; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Cementing Pathways Home: Enhancing Quality of Life for People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Australian Association of Gerontology Annual Conference
Cementing Pathways Home: Enhancing Quality of Life for People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Clinical diaries in COPD: compliance and utility in predicting acute exacerbations; The International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Online)
Clinical placements in residential care facilities part 1: positive experiences; Journal of Paramedic Practice
Clinical placements in residential care facilities part 2: negative experiences; Journal of Paramedic Practice
Clinical trial of community nurse mentoring to improve self-management in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Community-based dementia carers want future workforce and organisational changes; Australian Association of Gerontology. Grey Expectations, Ageing in the 21st Century
Conflicts of practice confronting second line nurse managers in an Accident and Emergency department - Part 1; Accident and Emergency Nursing
Conflicts of practice confronting second line nurse managers in an accident and emergency department. Part 2; Accident and Emergency Nursing
Cost per fall: a potentially misleading indicator of burden of disease in health and residential care settings; Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice
Countering stagnation in a complex environment: Shoring up professional identity among aged care assessors; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Crossing boundaries: Implementing a palliative approach for people with dementia in aged care; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Death won't be denied - why we need a revolution in aged care; Palliative Care - Extending the Reach
Decision aids for respite service choices by carers of people with dementia: development and pilot RCT; BMC Medical Information and Decision Making
Dementia Centre
Dementia Centre Funding Announced
Dementia Diagnosis: Implications of having multiple perspectives; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Dementia funding announced
Dementia knowledge assessment scale: development and preliminary psychometric properties; American Geriatrics Society Journal
Dementia Knowledge Assessment Tool Version Two: Development of a tool to inform preparation for care planning and delivery in families and care staff; Dementia
Dementia knowledge matters: An international Delphi consensus study; 49th Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference
Dementia knowledge of RACF staff and family carers; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Dementia time bomb: Tasmania can't delay tackling the problem, by Philippa Duncan
Dementia tsunami in aged care: can students improve residents' quality of life?; The 46th Australian Association of Gerontology National Conference
Dementia warning from Tasmanian researcher
Dementia: An under-coded problem; MEDINFO 2010
Design for dementia: Sustainability and human wellbeing; Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), Annual Conference
Designing for quality: The understanding dementia MOOC; Leading Issues in e-Learning Research MOOCs and Flip: What's Really Changing? Volume 2
Designing for quality: The understanding dementia MOOC; Electronic Journal of e-Learning
Developing a collaborative preceptor program involving registered nurses, student nurses and faculty; Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing
Developing an evidence based approach to falls prevention: Addressing professional isolation in aged care; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Developing and testing a strategy to enhance a palliative approach and care continuity for people who have dementia: Study overview and protocol; Bmc Palliative Care
Developing and testing a strategy to enhance a palliative approach and care continuity for people who have dementia: study overview and protocol; BMC Palliative Care
Developing networks between residential aged care facilities as a result of engagement in a falls prevention project: an action research study; Contemporary Nurse: A Journal for The Australian Nursing Profession
Developing nursing practice around a palliative approach for people with dementia in a residential special care unit: An Action Research Project; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Developing tools for knowledge translation; Ninth Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology & Geriatrics. Aging well together: Regional perspectives
Discourses of research and arguments in between: a case for participatory action research; Fine Print: The Journal of Adult Literacy and Basic Education
Do written mandatory accreditation standards for residential care positively model learning organizations? Textual and critical discourse analysis; International Journal of Nursing Studies
Drivers of change in residential aged care; Australian Health Review
Driving change? Medical student placements in aged care facilities; The 46th Australian Association of Gerontology National Conference
Effect of health-mentoring to increase daily physical activity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); Respirology, 17 (Suppl. 1)
Effects of telephone health mentoring in community-recruited chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on self-management capacity, quality of life and psychological morbidity: A randomised controlled trial; BMJ Open
Encountering aged care: a mixed methods investigation of medical students’ clinical placement experiences; Bmc Geriatrics
Engaging general practice nurses in chronic disease self-management support in Australia: insights from a controlled trial in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Entering a world of uncertainty: community nurses' engagement with information and communication technology; Computers, Informatics, Nursing
Establishing and trialling Dementia Palliative Care Resource Nurses (DPRN) roles to facilitate the delivery of a palliative approach for people with dementia; Ninth Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Establishing Linkages, Developing Futures in Tasmania; National Dementia Congress
Evaluating the Role of Nurse Practitioners in Timely Dementia Diagnosis: a Case Study of a Nurse-Led Memory Clinic; Primary Health Care Research and Information Service Conference
Evaluation of a MOOC pilot: impacts on pedagogical and technical design and dementia education research; 30th Ascilite Conference
Evidence-based facilities design in health care: a study of aged care facilities in Australia; Health Services Management Research
Experiences of ambiguity and ambivalence in the lives of dementia caregivers: Implications for policy and practice; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Exploring the experiences of student nurses, mentors and directors of nursing involved in undergraduate clinical placements in aged care; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Facilitating best practice falls prevention through an action research approach; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Facilitating dementia service decision making in order to decrease carer unmet need; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Factors associated with a high rate of misclassification of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in primary care; General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
Factors associated with misdiagnosis of COPD in primary care; Primary Care Respiratory Journal
Falls prevention for people with dementia domicile in nursing homes: Strategies to facilitate the translation of evidence into practice. Poster ; International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease
Family involvement in decision making for people with dementia in residential aged care: a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence; JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports
Family involvement in decision making for people with dementia in residential aged care: a systematic review of quantitative literature; International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare
Final Year Medical Students' Views on their Clinical Placement in a Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF), Specialising in Dementia and Palliation; The International Psychogeriatric Association International Meeting
First Year Nursing Students' Placement Experiences in the Wicking Teaching Aged Care Facilities Program: Developing Knowledge and Understanding of Dementia; The International Psychogeriatric Association International Meeting
Fostering interprofessional education in an undergraduate setting; ANZAME Conference
Free living physical activity in community-based patients with moderate or severe COPD assessed by accelerometer
Fund lift for dementia victims - The Examiner, P.23
Funding a Support System; Nursing Review
General practitioners' experiences and understandings of diagnosing dementia: Factors impacting on early diagnosis; Social Science and Medicine
Getting of to a Good Start: A multi-site study of orienting student nurses during Aged Care clinical placements; Nurse Education in Practice
Growing old in rural Tasmania: A pilot study of service needs and the impact of migration to and from rural settings; Australian Association of Gerontology Annual Conference
Growing Old in Rural Tasmania: Connections and Vulnerabilities; Isolation: Disconnection, solitude and seclusion in a connected world
Health Benchmarking Project Final Report
Health student clinical placements in aged care facilities improve quality of life for residents; Aged Care Services Tasmania State Conference
Health-mentoring in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to reduce psychological morbidity; Respirology 17 (Suppl. 1)
Honours in nursing: The struggle of students as clinicians/researchers in practice; International Journal of Nursing Practice
Hospital coding of Dementia: is it accurate?; Health Information Management Journal
Identifying Issues in The Provision of Care for People with Dementia (Pwd) in a Remote Tasmanian Community; 36th Annual Conference of the Australian Association of Gerontology - Expanding Knowledge of Ageing
IM/NPACT Tasmania - Nurse practitioners bringing specialised expertise to aged care services; Living Longer Living Better - National Aged Care Conference
Improving networks between acute care nurses and an aged care assessment team; Journal of Clinical Nursing
Improving student nurses' aged care understandings through a supported placement; International Nursing Review
Information issues for providers of services to people with dementia living in the community in Australia: breaking the cycle of frustration ; Health and Social Care in The Community
Information pathways into dementia care services. Families have their say; Dementia
Insights and principles for supporting social engagement in rural older people; Ageing and Society
Interprofessional curriculum development achieves results: Initial evidence from a dementia-care protocol; Journal of Interprofessional Care
Interprofessional education in aged-care facilities: Tensions and opportunities among undergraduate health student cohorts; Journal of Interprofessional Care
Is Tasmania Different? National implications of the Review of the Tasmanian Aged Care Assessment Program; 36th Annual Conference of the Australian Associaiton of Gerontology - Expanding Knowledge of Ageing
Is there quality use of psychotropic medication in Tasmanian aged care homes?; National Medicines Symposium 2009
Issues and experiences with technology supported development of patient self-efficacy and self-managed of chronic disease; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Issues for student nurses caring for people with dementia in residential care; Living with Dementia- Positive solutions. Alzheimers Australia National Conference
Issues in Structuring Second Year Paramedic Students' Clinical Placement in Aged Care Facilities to Support their Engagement with Residents with Dementia; The International Psychogeriatric Association International Meeting
Issues in the Transition from Home to Respite Day Care; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Knowledge of Dementia among Health Care Students on Placement in Residential Aged Care and How this Compares to Aged Care Staff; The International Psychogeriatric Association International Meeting
Learning opportunities in a residential aged care facility: the role of supported placements for first-year nursing students; Journal of Nursing Education
Leisure time activities and mental health in informal dementia caregivers; Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being
Living on the edge: issues that undermine the capacity of residential aged care providers to support student nurses on clinical placement; Australian Health Review
Making a difference; Nursing Review
Making Connections in Aged Care - The Report of The Residential Aged Care Preceptor Research Project
Making information accessible: developing plain English discharge instructions; Journal of Advanced Nursing
Making the right connections in aged care
Measuring dementia carers' unmet need for services - an exploratory mixed method study; BMC Health Services Research
Measuring unmet service need in carers of people with dementia: do we need a paradigm shift?; National Dementia Research Forum 2009
Mind over matter? Carers' construction of dementia: Implications for care planning; Ninth Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Minister announces aged care project
Mixed methods data collection in dementia research: a 'progressive engagement' approach; Journal of Mixed Methods Research
Modelling connections in aged care. Development of an evidence-based best practice model to facilitate quality clinical placements in aged care. Report based on stages 1- 3
Modelling Connections in Aged Care: Clinical placements for undergraduate students in aged care. A systematic review
Multiple perspectives on quality of life for residents with dementia in long term care facilities: Protocol for a comprehensive Australian study; International Psychogeriatrics: The Official Journal of The Interntional Psychogeriatric Association
Multiple views reveal the complexity of dementia diagnosis; Australasian Journal on Ageing
New approach to old school; Aged Care Insite
New Dementia Centre Announced
New Dementia Centre Launched
New Dementia Research Network
New dementia research network,
Online education: Targeted MOOC captivates students; Nature
Open referral policy within a nurse-led memory clinic: patient demographics, assessment scores, and diagnostic profiles; International Psychogeriatrics
Outcomes from the Implementation of a Facility-Specific Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Intervention Program in Residential Aged Care; Geriatric Nursing
Pain assessment in older adults with dementia: An exploratory pilot study of paramedic students’ perceptions of the utility of two validated assessment tools; Australasian Journal of Paramedicine
Palliative care educational needs analysis: Issues identified for aged care staff; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Participating in research: exploring participation and engagement in a study of self-management for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Qualitative Health Research
Pathways home: Comparing voluntary IT and non-IT users participating in a mentored self-management project; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Pathways to a new future
Pathways to a new future: Aged care facilities should provide quality clinical placements to nursing students; Nursing Review
Patients misclassified with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) have signifcant morbidity; 2010 Annual Scientific Meetings of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand and the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science
People with Dementia in Hospital: A case study; 27th International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International
Perspectives of the community-based dementia care workforce: 'occupational communion' a key finding from the Work 4 Dementia Project; International Psychogeriatrics
Physical environments in residential aged care; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Physically aggressive behaviours exhibited by people with dementia: Observational data versus staff reports; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Pilot evaluation of the Carers' CARE program for the carers of people with dementia; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Power relations: enhancing the delivery of a palliative approach in an aged care setting; Participatory Research in Palliative Care: Actions and Reflections
Prioritising the development of paramedic students’ interpersonal skills; Journal of Paramedic Practice
Providing decision support to carers; Ninth Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Realizing a palliative approach in dementia care: strategies to facilitate aged care staff engagement in evidence-based practice ; International Psychogeriatrics: The Official Journal of The Interntional Psychogeriatric Association
Reclaiming Midwifery Practice - The Development Program for Rural and Remote Midwives Preceptor Research Project - Final Report
Reconciliation at the interface of health and community care; 5th Action learning, action research and process management conference
Recruiting & retaining skilled staff to remain sustainable; Financial Sustainability for Aged Care in a consumer directed future
Recruitment in aged care: are quality student placements the answer?
Reducing Staff isolation and Developing Evidence-Informed Practice in the Aged Care Environment Through an Action Research Approach to Falls Prevention; Advances in Nursing Science
Reframing decision aids for use in dementia care and management: The GOLD Book; The Dementia Services Development 3rd International Conference"Facing the Future"
Relationship between participants’ level of education and engagement in their completion of the Understanding Dementia Massive Open Online Course; BMC Medical Education
Research team bridges the gap between service providers; Nursing Review
Residential Aged Care Facilities as medical student work-based learning placements; AMEE - The Continuum of Education in the Healthcare Professions
Residential aged care facility clinical placements for undergraduate paramedic students: An evaluation of the Australian experience; Australasian Journal of Paramedicine
Residents with mild cognitive decline and family members report health students 'enhance capacity of care' and bring 'a new breath of life' in two aged care facilities in Tasmania; Health Expectations
Review of the Tasmanian Aged Care Assessment Program: Report to the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services
Rural dementia carers: formal and informal sources of support; Ageing and Society
Rural Seniors Research - Pilot Study North West Tasmania
Seeking respite: issues around the use of day respite care for the carers of people with dementia; Ageing and Society
Service providers' collection and transfer of information: Implications for dementia management; Australasian Journal on Ageing
She's still fit....it's the mind that's haywire...' Family understanding of dementia as a life limiting condition; Death down Under Inaugural Conference
Should ACATs Refocus to Make Assessments More Effective; 36th Annual Conference of the Australian Association of Gerontology - Expanding Knowledge of Ageing
Something for Everyone: MOOC Design for Informing Dementia Education and Research; European Conference on E-Learning (ECEL) 2013
Stress and coping of Australian community-based aged and dementia care employees; 4th International Wellbeing at Work Conference
Student Nurses Upset by Wrinkly Bodies
Student nurses' experiences of the body in aged care; Contemporary Nurse
Success with a Diary Research Method Approach with Carers of People with Dementia; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Supporting health behaviour change in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with telephone health-mentoring: insights from a qualitative study; BMC Family Practice
Supporting innovation in dementia research: The Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre; International Federation of Ageing 10th Global Conference on Ageing
Supporting regional primary dementia carers; partners or patients; Australasian Journal on Ageing 31 (Suppl 2)
Systematic review of the literature related to undergraduate clinical placements in aged care; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Tasmania faces Dementia Tsunami
Tasmanian pilot leads to national nursing project
Tassie at the Forefront of Dementia Study
Tassie plan to improve aged care goes national
Tassie's ageing problem: Dementia on the rise by Hannah Martin The Mercury P.6
Teaching aged care facilities: Implementing interprofessional prevocational education and practice in residential aged care
Teaching and Research Aged Care Services in Australia: Wicking Teaching Aged Care Facilities Program; IPA International Psychogeriatric Association International Congress
Telephone delivered health mentoring for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Tasmania is feasible and effective in supporting adoption of positive health behaviour changes; Primary Health Care Research Conference
Telephone delivered health mentoring for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD) in Tasmania is feasible and effective in supporting adoption of positive health behaviour changes; 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference. Inspirations, collaborations, solutions
The 'trajectory of decline' - how did this concept get into aged care policy?; American Geriatrics Society (AGS) 2008 Annual Scientific Meeting
The draft evidence-based best practice model of clinical placements in aged care; Australasian Journal on Ageing
The dynamics of residential aged care in Australia: 8 year trends in admission, separations and dependency; Australian Health Review
The functional profiles of elderly residents of aged care facilities; 48th AAG National Conference
The impact of pharmacist-led education program on the psychotropic medication knowledge of aged care nurses; ASCEPT-APSA 2012 conference
The interface: developing inter-sectorial linkages in aged care; Australian Association of Gerontology Conference
The nurse practitioner-client therapeutic encounter: an integrative review of interaction in aged and primary care settings; Journal of Advanced Nursing
The Provision of Care for People with Dementia (PWD) in a Remote Tasmanian Community; WONC Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2005
The re-assessment of elderly people following admission to residential aged care; 36th Annual Conference of the Australian Associaiton of Gerontology: Expanding Knowledge of Ageing
The reclassification of elderly people following admission to residential aged care; Australasian Journal on Ageing
The Simple Wonders of Wondilly: The Teaching Nursing Home
The state of physical environments in Australian residential aged care facilities; Australian Health Review
The Tasmanian Healthy Brain Project (THBP): a prospective longitudinal examination of the effect of university-level education in older adults in preventing age-related cognitive decline and reducing the risk of dementia; International Psychogeriatric
The Tasmanian Healthy Brain Project: does late-life education prevent age-related decline and dementia?; Alzheimer's Australia National Conference. The Tiles of Life
The Tasmanian Healthy Brain Study (THBS): Does late-life education prevent age-related cognitive decline and dementia?; Alzheimer's Association International Conference
The Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre – Paving the way forward in online dementia education; Teaching Matters 2014 – Places and Spaces
Transformative 'cultural shifts' in nursing : participatory action research and the project of possibility; Nursing Inquiry
Transforming clinical practice amongst community nurses: mentoring for COPD patient self-management; Journal of Clinical Nursing
Translational Research: How do we do it? or What's inside the black box?; Leadership and practice development in health. Quality and safety through workplace learning
Undergraduate Nurses Stories of the Body in Aged Care; 36th Annual Conference of the Australian Association of Gerontology - Expanding Knowledge of Ageing
Using Action Research To Foster Mentor Engagement In The Development of Quality Clinical Placements in Aged Care for Undergaduate Health Care Students; The International Psychogeriatric Association International Meeting
Value of daily symptom monitoring for prediction of severe exacerbations of COPD
Variations between staff and family understanding of dementia - implications for palliative care; The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Faculty of psychiatry of old age conference
We are not all coping: a cross-sectional investigation of resilience in the dementia care workforce; Health Expectations
What Are We Waiting For; Australian Journal of Nursing
What do nursing students do in residential aged care?; Australasian Journal on Ageing
What do student nurses do in aged care and who do they work with: testing and refinement of the Clinical Placement Log; Australasian Journal on Ageing
What is going on with aged clinical placements in aged care?; Australasian Journal on Ageing
What palliative care means for students in the Bachelor of Dementia Care; 49th APS Annual Conference: Psychology meeting society's challenges
What should we know about dementia in the 21st Century? A Delphi consensus study; BMC Geriatrics
Who Knows, Who Cares? Dementia knowledge among nurses, care workers, and family members of people living with dementia; Journal of Palliative Care
Why are antipsychotics and benzodiazepines used in nursing homes and what are the roles of health care professionals and relatives when they are used?
Why are psychotropic medications prescribed in aged care homes to manage challenging behaviours and who influences their prescribing and revie; National Medicines Symposium 2012
Why are sedatives prescribed in aged care homes and what are the roles of health professionals and relatives when these drugs are used?; ERA 2008: 7th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing
Why aren't psychotropic medications reviewed in nursing homes?; IPA 2012
Why don't pharmacist-led RMMRs and associated QUM services impact high rates of psychotropic use in aged care homes?; Pharmacy Australia Congress 2011
Wicking teaching aged care facilities program: innovative practice; Dementia
Workshop: Undertaking an action research project in an aged care context; Ninth Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics
World Alzheimers day Research Seminar

Research Projects

A comprehensive self-management programme for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the community; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
An Evaluation of Nurses' Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice in Acute Wound Management; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Best Practice and the Care of Older Persons with Dementia in the Emergency Department: a Critical Ethnography; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Breathe Well: a Centre for Research Excellence in chronic respiratory diseases and lung ageing; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Clinical Redesign of respiratory pathways in residential aged care; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Community Engagement for Productive Ageing: Models to Support Rural Healthy Ageing through the Maintenance of Community Involvement and Contribution; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Community Pharmacy Promoting Appropriate Sedative Use in Aged Care: The 'ReDUSe' Project; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Developing and testing a strategy to enhance a palliative approach and care continuity for people who have dementia; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Development of an evidence-based on-line resource package to improve staff-family relationships for people with dementia living in residential aged care; Alzheimer's Australia Incorporated (AAI)
Establishing Teaching Nursing Homes to Provide Quality Inter-Professsional Clinical Placements in Aged Care ; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Establishment of the North West Regional Node of the Practice Development Unit: Acute Care - Supporting Regional Health Professionals of the Future; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Improving care through imbedding general practitioners within residential aged care facilities; Bupa Foundation (Australia) Limited (Bupa (Aust.))
Managing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Together: Participant-CENTREd Continuum of Care; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Nurse Practitioner - Aged Care Models of Practice Program; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Opening a dialogue: improving communication and practice in advance care and end of life care planning; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Optimising Respiratory Care in Dementia (ORCID): an educational program for carers; Dementia Collaborative Research Centre (DCRC)
Pathways Home Programme - Chronic Respiratory Diseases - Stage 1; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Phase 1 (2009-2012) & Phase 2 (2013-2015) - Development and evaluation of an innovative self help coping program for dementia care givers (CarersCARE); Department of Health & Human Services - Home and Community Care (DHHS (HACC))
Quality of life and care for people with dementia in residential care facilities (Dementia QoL-Care): A national study ; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Researcher Development Program - PHCRED Strategy; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Second Stage in the Development of the Wicking Dementia and Education Centre (WDREC) from 2013 to 2017; J.O. & J.R. Wicking Trust (WICKING)
Tasmanian Home and Community care (HACC) Access Point Evaluation ; Department of Health & Human Services - Home and Community Care (DHHS (HACC))
The Healthy Brain Project: A prospective cohort study to examine how later-life university education may affect the trajectory of ageing-related cognitive decline; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
The Re-assessment of Elderly People Following Admission to Residential Aged Care; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Tasmanian Healthy Brain Project: a longitudinal intervention study to reduce the risk of ageing-related cognitive decline and dementia; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
The Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre (WDREC); J.O. & J.R. Wicking Trust (WICKING)
The Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre (WDREC); Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
TIME Scholarship - Kate Elliot; Victoria and Tasmania Dementia Training Study Centres (VTDTSC)
TRACS Wicking Teaching Aged Care Facility (TACF) Program; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Transitions: Re-engineering Trajectory in Dementia Care; J.O. & J.R. Wicking Trust (WICKING)
Aged Care Assessment Program (ACAP) Review
An Individualised, Facilitated and Sustainable Approach to Implementing the Evidence in Preventing Falls in Residential Aged Care Facilities
Barriers to access and use of day centre services by people with dementia, memory loss or cognitive deficits
Dementia Environmental Design Conference Presentation & Workshop to support the Building Construction Authority (BCA) Singapore Universal Design Week
Dementia Training Study Centres Project
Developing Support Structures for Nursing Students in Aged Care
Developing Support Structures for Student Nurses in Aged Care - Follow Up Evaluation
Development and Evaluation of GP Education Program (Project 1)
Development of Curriculum Content for a Clinical Placement in the Palliative Care of People with Dementia (Project 3)
Draft evidence based/best practice model to facilitate quality clinical placements in aged care
Exploring information and service needs of carers of people with Dementia
External advisor for Dementia Nursing Home Design Resource Panel
Facilitating Dementia Diagnosis with Community-Based Nurses and ACAT Assessors (Project 2)
General Donations for the School of Nursing
Review of the Aged Care Assessment Program in Tasmania
The Integrated Living Workshops and Consultancy

Research Candidate Supervision

"Behind the Blue Door"- Developing the Practices of Aged Care Staff Around a Palliative Approach in a Dementia Special Care Unit
A Quantitative and Qualititative Enquiry into Dementia and Physically Aggressive Behaviour in Residential Aged Care
An Investigation of the Influence of an Online Patient Diary on the Health Outcomes and Experiences of People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Participating in a Mentored Self-Management Clinical Controlled Trial
Capacity Building and Resilience for the Community-Based Dementia Care Workforce
Developing Nursing Practice to Meet the Needs of Older Adults in an Australian Day Procedure Unit - An Action Research Study
Developing Nursing Practice to Meet The Needs of Persons Admitted to Acute Care With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)- An Action Research Study
Evaluation of the new graduate diploma of midwifery at University of Tasmania
Roles For Pharmacists in Improving the Quality Use of Psychotropic Medicines in Residential Care Facilities
The 'Profession' of Practice Nursing
The Influence of the Undergraduate Curriculum on Medication Administration in Nursing
The Trajectory of Decline
What are the qualitative design parameters of the physical environment to support well-being in the final stages of Dementia?