Leveraging electronic medical records and routine administrative data towards a population approach for monitoring dementia frequency, risk factors and management.

Led by Professor Velandai Srikanth (Peninsula Health) and supported by Dr Lan Du

A joint initiative with Peninsula Health and the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash, this project aims to enhance estimates of dementia occurrence and prevalence - and support research into new prevention, treatment and care measures. The results from this initiative will also help improve planning services, monitor trends and identify emerging needs across governments, industry and communities.

Advancing smart home technology for the elderly

Led by Associate Professor Yolande Strengers

A partnership with McLean Care, this project will investigate how different smart devices can contribute to a positive ageing experience. Analysing digital voice assistants, sensors and more, the findings of this study will provide older Australians and their carers with valuable insights into what technologies they should use to support independent living.