Safe and Just Futures for People Living with Dementia in Residential Aged Care

Date added: April 28, 2020
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The ‘Safe and Just Futures for People Living with Dementia in Residential Aged Care’ project looked at common aspects of the environmental design of residential aged care facilities that detrimentally impact on the quality of life and human rights of people living with dementia. The project was funded by a Dementia Australia Research Foundation Victoria Project Grant, with additional funding support from Law Health Justice Research Centre, University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

The research team was led by Dr Linda Steele (UTS), with investigators: Assitant Professor Lyn Phillipson (University of Wollongong), Professor Richard Fleming (University of Wollongong), and Kate Swaffer (Dementia Alliance International, University of Wollongong and UniSA), and research assistant Ray Carr (UTS).

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