Tag: Dr Joyce Siette

Overcoming dementia-related stigma in minority communities

A recent article published in the Frontiers in Psychiatry journal explores the impact of dementia on culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities,...

$3.5m grant funding to improve dementia care in culturally diverse communities

Today, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia has awarded nearly $3.5 million in targeted research funding to three...

These 12 things can reduce your dementia risk – but many Australians don’t know...

In this crossposting from The Conversation, Dr Joyce Siette and Laura Dodds from Western Sydney University, share research suggesting that risks of...

Research shows majority of people at risk of a fall in aged care are...

Macquarie University research shows that the Peninsula Health Falls Risk Assessment Tool (PH-FRAT), used in residential aged care facilities across Australia, accurately...

Group excursions boost happiness in older people: new study

Whether it's to ride a horse, take a hike or hop on a Harley, Macquarie University reveals the positive impacts for older...

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