Evaluating the therapeutic effects of music interventions on hospitalised people with dementia

This three arm randomised study was designed to evaluate the effects of music therapy on people with dementia currently residing in sub-acute hospital care for reasons other than dementia.

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A randomised clinical trial of physical activity to delay the progression of cerebrovascular disease in older people with memory complaints and mild cognitive impairment (AIBL Active)

The primary aim of this 3-year randomised clinical trial (RCT) is to establish whether physical activity (PA) can delay progression of cerebrovascular disease (CVD) in older adults with memory complaints or mild cognitive impairment. Participants also have at least one risk factor for CVD (eg. high blood pressure, high cholesterol or heart disease.

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The Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle Flagship Study of Ageing (AIBL)

The Australian Imaging Biomarkers and Lifestyle Flagship Study of Ageing (AIBL) is one of the few large-scale longitudinal studies of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Evaluation of the Pilot to expand DBMAS Collaborations and Old Age Psychiatry (OAP) Consultation Services for regional and remote DBMAS Services

The aim of the evaluation is to examine whether the pilot is effective in improving medical support, education and collaboration for regional offices of the Victorian Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service (DBMAS) and the Northern Territory DBMAS.

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Improving dementia detection rates in older Asian communities - An education program to improve referral to Memory Services for older people of Asian background living in Melbourne

This community-based education project determined and implemented the most effective methods of improving early dementia detection rates in two rapidly growing older Asian communities, Chinese and Vietnamese, living in Melbourne.