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Research Projects

Below is a list of our most recent research projects.


Telehealth Remote Monitoring for People with Multiple Chronic Conditions

This project is funded by Illawarra Retirement Trust (IRT) Research Foundation ($187,000).

The main aim of the study is to implement and evaluate a model of chronic disease self-management using telehealth equipment with vital sign remote monitoring capability

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Personal Alarms – Expectations and Outcomes

This project is funded by ARC Linkage, Silver Chain and Tunstall.

This study aims to explore the use of personal alarm technology by older people living in the community.  

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STAR Project

The Skin Tear Audit Research (STAR) Project is a collaboration between Silver Chain and Curtin University of Technology. It is being conducted to develop a universally acceptable definition and classification of skin tears.

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Development, Implementation and Evaluation of the HIP Co-ordinator Service Model

The aim of this project is to develop, implement and evaluate a restorative home care model (HIP) to be delivered by Care Co-ordinators (non-allied health professionals) with the support and specialist input from allied health professionals

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Measuring the Impact of Community Care

The objective of this research project is to examine ways of measuring the impact of the Home and Community Care (HACC) program in Western Australia, by piloting and evaluating the performance of a number of different survey instruments that measure constructs such as quality of life and subjective wellbeing

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