In the media: February

The Caring Futures Institute and its researchers were featured in the media a lot over February. Check out the reach of our expertise!

Higher Education Digest, Dementia care project in China, Flinders University expands Australian program. Professor Lily Xiao and Professor Rob Saint were quoted in this article about Prof Xiao’s iSupport program being expanded in China.  The iSupport for Dementia program is an online knowledge and skills training program developed by the World Health Organization for informal carers of people living with dementia. The project has received a $400,000 grant from the National Foundation for Australia-China Relations, an Australian government initiative aiming to strengthen understanding and engagement between Australia and China.

Corriere della Sera: Not becoming fragile begins at the age of 40 (or even earlier). A study by Professor Sue Gordon was mentioned in an article by Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera about avoiding pre-frailty. Read more (translation available).

Various media outlets: Research conducted by Professor Rebecca Golley and Dr Brittany Johnson continued to receive media attention in February. The research weighs up the pros and cons of a universal school-provided lunch model in Australia. The story was covered by media outlets across the country including ABC Radio Sydney, 5AA Adelaide, ABC Radio Adelaide, ABC Northern Tasmania, Pakenham Gazette, Sunday Mail Brisbane, Barrier Daily Truth, Sunday Territorian, Sunday Tasmanian, Sunday Mail Adelaide, Sunday Herald Sun, The Age, SE Voice (Mt Gambier), AUSVEG, MSN Australia, ABC Online, Education Today, The New Daily, Daily Mercury News, Queensland Times, Sunshine Coast Times, Gympie Times, NewsMail, Warwick Daily News, Gladstone Observer, Fraser Coast Chronicle and various other NewsCorp regional titles. Read more.

Various media outlets: Professor Julie Ratcliffe was quoted and mentioned by various media outlets following the release of the final report of the Royal Commission into aged care. Prof Ratcliffe completed various research studies for the Commission into aged care funding and quality of life measurements. Outlets that covered Julie’s research late January – Feb includ Adelaide Now, The Wire, The Weekly Source, InDaily, SeniorAu, 5AA Radio Adelaide, Cath News, SBS, The New Daily, Tenterfield Star, various NewCorp regional titles, Adelaide Advertiser (front page story), Eyre Peninsula Tribune, Australian Ageing Agenda, ABC News Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Canberra, Newcastle and Gold Coast. Read more.

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