Promoting Independence Through quality dementia Care at Home (PITCH) [ 2017 - 2020 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers: A/Pr Briony Dow (Principal investigator) ,  Prof Colleen Doyle Prof David Ames Prof Philip Clarke

Brief description Many people with dementia live at home with support from both paid and unpaid carers. There are currently limited opportunities for carers of people with dementia to receive education and training in how to communicate, manage symptoms and deliver person-centred care. This project will develop and trial a education and training program for front-line home care workers that aims to improve quality of care and quality of life for people with dementia and their carers.

Funding Amount $AUD 1,561,759.22

Funding Scheme Targeted Calls

Notes Implementation of Dementia Research into Clinical Practice and Care

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