The Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre is a collaborative research centre that brings together the skills and expertise of clinicians, academics, aged care practitioners, policy makers, consumers and research managers to address priority areas in dementia care research.
Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre lead investigators:
The Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre academic researchers form part of a multi-disciplinary network involving individuals across six states and eleven universities. A wide range of specialities are represented including medicine, nursing, psychology, occupational therapy, pharmacology, social work, physiotherapy, sociology, law, health economics, health and aged care service management and pharmacy.
Consumer involvement in research
Consumers have been involved in constructing research questions, ensuring activities are appropriately targeted and participating in project steering committees. They have advised project teams on the most effective communication tools for consumers, and provided feedback for reports.