Ageing Well Research Group

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The Charles Sturt Ageing Well Research Group encompasses researchers from the Faculties of Science (FOS), Business, Justice and Behavioural Services (FOBJBS) and Faculty of Arts and Education (FOAE).  In executing our research our vision is to shape the ageing agenda through collaboration with health providers and health service professionals, local bodies and government agencies.

Our research

Charles Sturt researchers are working on a number of projects in the following three areas:

Social, health and community engagement

  • Development of age friendly communities
  • Rural focused occupations such as farmers, first responders (police, ambulance), military
  • Diverse groups including Indigenous populations, culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) groups, migrants and seniors in correctional facilities

Building Workforce Capability

  • Dementia and Parkinson’s disease services
  • Palliative and end of life care
  • Rural and regional specific capability, including telehealth and rural student placements

Health Technologies

  • Innovations to assist in the prevention and treatment of dementia and Parkinson’s disease
  • Use of technology in student education driven by older people
  • Co-creation and co-design with older people link to PhD Project - “The Investigation of a New Care Robot Design Approach for Alleviating LGBT Elderly Loneliness”

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