This study aims to examine geriatricians’ views on ideas for dementia care improvement, which, if implemented, would have significant benefits for people with dementia and/or their carers. Data from this study will be used to assist in identifying and prioritising strategies for dementia care improvement.
A survey has been developed based on extensive consultation with an Advisory Group of geriatricians and consumers. The Queensland and South Australian Divisions of the Society for Geriatric Medicine have agreed to send out invitations to all their members to participate. Data collection commenced in Queensland in July 2019.
Recruitment to continue in Queensland, and will be extended to South Australia in August 2019. Data collection is expected to be completed by end of 2019, with papers reporting on the findings to be submitted by mid-2020.