Awarded in partnership with Dementia Australia Research Foundation (DARF)
Dr Emily Reeve
Affiliation: School of Pharmacy & Medical Sciences University of South Australia
Project Title: Consumer and clinician led priority setting for the NNIDR MEDicines and DEMentia (MEDDEM)
The aim of this project is to identify the top 10 unanswered questions in the field of quality use of medicines (QUM) in people with dementia. These questions will be prioritised by Australians living with dementia, their carers, and health care providers (clinicians).
1. To create a Priority Setting Partnership (PSP) between researchers, partner organisations and people living with dementia, their carers, and clinicians who provide dementia treatment, care and support;
2. To identify important evidence uncertainties (gaps) regarding QUM in people with dementia;
3. To prioritise the uncertainties which are of greatest importance to improve the care of people with dementia in Australia according to people with dementia and those who care for them;
4. To inform health research funders, advocacy groups and policy makers about the unanswered questions, with the aim of directing future research funding, research efforts, and policy and practice change.
March 2022 - Update
The AAG Research Trust is pleased to recognise that Emily has successfully completed her project. To mark the event a webinar featuring Maree McCabe AM (Dementia Australia CEO), Emily Reeve (Project Lead) and Ron Sinclair (consumer advocate) was held on 23rd March.
To watch a recording click here
For more information about the project and the continuance of this research click here