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Senior Principal Research Fellow

Colleen Doyle is a senior principal research fellow at NARI and a research consultant. She was Professor of Aged Care at the Australian Catholic University 2012-2017 in a health service research partnership with Villa Maria Catholic Homes. In 2018-20 she has provided contract research advice for the federal Office of the e-safety Commissioner, Nursing and Midwifery Health Program Victoria and Interplast Australia. Her research with NARI focuses on two projects: BEFRIENDAS, the impact of befriending for older adults living in residential aged care and PITCH, the development of dementia training for health care workers, both funded by NHMRC; ways to improve dementia care and health service evaluation. She founded the Australian Psychological Society Psychology and Aging Interest Group. Colleen has published extensively on aged care, including as lead author for a book published internationally in 2018 on ‘Moving into residential care; a practical guide for older people and their families’.

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