Understanding the health and health service use of people with less common types of dementia

Occurring Dates: 
16/05/2019 to 13/09/2019
Participant Duration: 
3-4 meetings over 6-12 months
State of study: 
All States
Overview: 

This research project is looking at the health of people with less common types of dementia and how they use health services. It is being run by researchers at UNSW Sydney. We are looking for community members to take part in a ‘Project Advisory Group’. This group will give advice and feedback to the research team as they complete the project.

Who can take part?

  • People with dementia
  • Carers of a person with dementia
  • Family members of a person with dementia

What is involved?

  • We will ask you to take part in up to four meetings over one year
  • The meetings will be held in North Ryde or Randwick, NSW
  • You can talk to us in person, over the phone, or over video call
  • You can meet with us by yourself, or as part of a group
  • At the meetings we will ask for opinions about our research
  • We will ask for your feedback on resources we develop
  • You will be reimbursed for your time and travel expenses
Further Information: 

For further information, please contact Rachael Cvejic on (02) 9931 9160 or r.cvejic@unsw.edu.au. You can also find out more information about this project at our website: https://3dn.unsw.edu.au/project/using-big-data-understand-health-status-service-use-and-service-pathways-people-less-common.

This project has been approved by the NSW Population & Health Services Research Ethics Committee (approval number HREC/13/CIPHS/7, sub-study reference 2018/UMB0502).

Study Address: 
You can meet with us in person at the Vincent Fairfax Family Resource Centre, Cnr 120 Coxs & Norton Roads, North Ryde, NSW 2113
OR you can meet with us in person at 34 Botany Street, Randwick, NSW 2031
OR you can talk with us over the phone or video call
Full Name: 
Rachael Cvejic
Institute: 
UNSW Sydney
Email: 
r.cvejic@unsw.edu.au
Phone Number: 
(02) 9931 9160