About the Australian Consortium for Aged Care

A national consortium of Australia’s leading researchers in aged care and implementation science has formed to answer key research questions that underpin, inform and monitor the policy response and implementation of the recommendations and invaluable work of the Royal Commission and the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.

National research consortium members

Selected publications

publication1

Residential medication management reviews in Australian residential aged care facilities

Sluggett, J. K., Bell, J. S., Lang, C., Corlis, M., Whitehead, C., Wesselingh, S. L., & Inacio, M. C. (2021). The Medical Journal of Australia

publication2

Reducing preventable harm to residents in aged care: a systems approach

Hibbert, P. D., Clay-Williams, R., Westbrook, J., Reed, R. L., Georgiou, A., Wiles, L. K., … Braithwaite, J. (2020). Australasian Journal on Ageing.

publication3

Trends, determinants and differences in antibiotic use in 68 residential aged care homes in Australia, 2014–2017: a longitudinal analysis of electronic health record data

Raban, M. Z., Lind, K. E., Day, R. O., Gray, L., Georgiou, A., & Westbrook, J. I. (2020). BMC Health Services Research, 20(1), 1-12. [883].

publication4

Adverse Events, Functional Decline, and Access to Allied Health Therapies for Patients With Dementia During Acute Hospitalization

Fox A, MacAndrew M, Wyles K, Yelland C, Beattie E. Journal of Applied Gerontology. May 2020.