(l-r) Flinders University Professor Lily Xiao with Resthaven’s Gillian Schulze and Sue McKechnie.

Step forward for dementia carer support

Support for carers of people living with dementia will be bolstered under a new and innovative patient-centered approach led by Flinders’ Caring Futures Institute researchers. The […]

Real world methods to improve dementia care

Using real-world training and coaching, two new Flinders University research projects are aiming to bring much needed improvements to the care provided to people living with […]

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Scholarship aims to improve dementia care

Research Associate Dr Miia Rahja from the College Medicine and Public Health has been awarded the 2021 Jeff Cheverton Memorial Scholarship to develop a Health Policy […]

Raising the bar on country dementia care

Rising levels of dementia is putting pressure on residential aged care facilities, including in rural and regional centres where nursing homes and staff are already under […]

New biomarker for dementia diagnosis

Medical researchers in the UK and Australia have identified a new marker which could support the search for novel preventative and therapeutic treatments for dementia. In […]

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Possible dementia vaccine closer

A vaccine to ward off dementia may proceed to clinical trials after successful testing in mice. The US-led research is looking to develop effective immunotherapy via […]

Challenging the Alzheimer’s stigma

The influential ‘World Alzheimer Report 2019: Attitudes to Dementia’, issued by Alzheimer’s Disease International, features input from Flinders PhD candidate Jessica Young and Flinders researcher Associate […]