Steven Savvas

B Ma & Comp Sci, B Hlth Sci (Hons), PhD

Research Fellow and Stream Leader

Dr Steven Savvas is a research in geriatric science with industry-relevant experience in the aged care sector. He has a strong research interest in pain and dementia, workforce education, and innovation in the home and residential aged care services. 

Most of Dr Savvas’ work focuses on how to improve the quality of aged care services, how to effectively educate and train aged care and clinical care staff, and how to better manage clinical concerns prevalent in older people in aged care such as pain or dementia. He has been a principal or lead investigator on a number of aged care related projects such as: developing a pain management toolkit for residential aged care, surveying the quality of life and satisfaction with care of home care, respite and residential aged care clients, developing and evaluating tools to enhance the care of residents living in residential aged care, and developing a dementia training program for home care workers.

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