Casual Bilingual Research Assistant

Pooi Kheng, also known as PK, is a bilingual research assistant in NARI's Aged Care Division. She contributes to the MRFF-funded Befriending with GENIE project, improving the quality of life for individuals with dementia and their families from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities.

PK's passion for dementia care extends beyond research. Her background in healthcare design fuels her dedication to creating safe and empowering environments. Her volunteer work further strengthens this passion, where she provides social support in aged care settings. These experiences have underscored the importance of meaningful connections and authentic communication in dementia care. PK's commitment to this population is reflected in her ongoing efforts to foster inclusive and supportive communities.