Dr JULIA GILMARTIN
Optimising medication use to maintain or improve quality of life in aged care facility residents with and without dementia
Alzheimer's disease & other dementias
dementia | medications | quality of life | aged care | residential care
This research aims to explore and understand how medications impact on the quality of life of aged care facility residents with and without dementia. The outcomes of this research will guide health professionals as they improve how medications are used in this population, with the aim of maintaining or improving quality of life. This research will also explore how these outcomes can be successfully included in regular practice and widely used nationally and internationally.