Registered nurse specialised in aged care. For last 20 years have been working in research specifically in the area of palliative care for older people. I have a BA in Sociology/Psychology, a Masters of Social Science Research and a PhD in medical sociology.
I have received over $24 million in grant funding to understand and improve the palliative care needs of older people. I was the developer of the Palliative Approach Toolkit www.caresearch.com.au/PAToolkit and was the national evaluator for Phase one of the $15 million program - Decision Assist.