The work4dementia project aims to find out about community care workers' thoughts about their jobs, workplaces and caring for people with dementia. The project explores workers ideas about future care and the workplace.
The work4dementia project is part of Ms Kate-Ellen J Murray’s PhD. Kate-Ellen’s candidature is sponsored by TIME for Dementia, the Tasmania and Victoria Dementia Training Study Centre, Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre (WDREC) and University of Tasmania.
The work4dementia project is supported by the Tasmanian Home and Community Care Program (HACC), a jointly funded State and Australian Government program, as well as Tasmanian branches of; Alzheimer’s Australia, Carers Australia, and Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre - Community Based Support South.
Chief Investigator: Dr Jenn Scott (1)
Co-Investigators: Dr Christine Stirling (2), Dr Angela Martin (3), Prof Andrew Robinson (2) & Ms Kate-Ellen J Murray (1, 2)
(1) School of Psychology, UTAS, (2) WDREC, (3) School of Business, UTAS.
work4dementia is conducted within the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre of the Menzies Research Institute and the School of Psychology University of Tasmania.