Outcomes and Publications
Stemming from the initial funding, this team secured Project Level Global Challenges funding to scale their work, and both Dr Lyn Phillipson and Dr Chris Brennan-Horley were CIs on successful Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation Grants to extend this work, securing funding of $150,000 and $50, 000 respectively. Learn more about these successful grants. The team has also been successful in several other grants.
Fleming, R., Bennett K, Preece, T, Phillipson, L. The development and testing of the dementia friendly communities environment assessment tool (DFC EAT). International Psychogeriatrics, First view, Nov 8 2016.
Cridland, E., Phillipson, L., Brennan-Horley, C. and Swaffer, K. (2016). Reflections and Recommendations for Conducting In-Depth Interviews With People With Dementia. Qualitative Health Research, 1-17.
Four peer reviewed conference presentations at the Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference, Perth, April 15 – 18 2015 (Papers: ADI2015-1116, ADI2015-1117 and ADI2015-1117);
- Phillipson, L, Fleming, R, Brennan-Horley, C, Hall, D., Skladzien, E. Kate Swaffer, K, Guggisberg, N and UOW Global Challenges Grant Team. The Utility of Action Research to Support the development of Dementia Friendly Communities, Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference, Paper ADI2015-1116, April 15-18, Perth, 2015
- Fleming, R, Bennett, K, Phillipson, L, Brennan-Horley, C. Evaluating the characteristics of public and commercial buildings that enable and disable people with dementia. Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference, Paper ADI2015-1116, April 15-18, Perth, 2015
- Chris Brennan-Horley, Dr Lyn Phillipson Building Blocks for Dementia Friendly Communities: mapping dementia friendly places and spaces in Kiama. Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference, Paper ADI2015-1116, April 15-18, Perth, 2015
- Ellen Skladzien, Kylie Watkins, Kate Swaffer, Lyn Phillipson, Nick Guggisberg Building Blocks for Dementia Friendly Communities: Challenging stigma and social isolation through community action in Kiama Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference, Paper ADI2015-1116, April 15-18, Perth, 2015.
Brennan-Horley, C. (2015). Qualitative GIS for dementia friendly environments: Illuminating spatial perspectives. Association of American Geographer’s Conference, Chicago, April 21, 2015.
Brennan-Horley, C ‘Mapping quality of life for people living with dementia’ paper presented at Institute of Australian Geographers , ANU, Canberra July 2, 2015.
Fleming, R, Bennett, K, Phillipson, L and Brennan-Horley, C (2015). Evaluating the ‘dementia friendliness’ of public and commercial buildings. International Pschogeriatric Association Conference (IPA), Berlin, Germany, 13-16th October.
*Winner of Best Poster Prize. Invitation received to submit full paper for publication in International Psychogeriatrics.
In the Media
Building a Dementia Friendly Australia, WIN TV, Nov 29, 2016
Dementia diagnosis is not the end, advocate for human rights says, ABC News, July 10, 2016
Dementia Friendly Kiama project to continue, Kiama.gov.au, June 28, 2016
Dementia Friendly Kiama project extended, Kiama Independent, June 28, 2016
Taking a lead in dementia awareness, SMH, June 11, 2016
Kiama Dementia Friendly project recognised nationally with local government award, Kiama Independent, May 4, 2016
Alzheimer's Australia CEO John Watkins visits Kiama, Kiama Independent, Feb 19, 2016
Grant will improve life for dementia sufferers, Kiama Independent, Mar 12, 2015