Congratulations to Dr Andrew Ford and colleagues (Prof. O Almeida, UWA; Prof. C MacLeod, UWA; Prof. L Flicker, UWA; Prof. N Lautenschlager, Melbourne; Dr C Plakiotis, Monash) who have been awarded a $200,000 grant by the Dementia Collaborative Research Centres (DCRCs) for their study in to ‘Depression in people with dementia and their carers’.
The DCRCs announced 26 grants totally more than $2.3 million for funding novel dementia research.
“Dementia can affect anyone, both as a person with the condition, and as a carer, regardless of race, gender or culture. The DCRCs were particularly impressed with the depth and level of understanding from the research community about the assessment and care of people with dementia to address their physical, social, and psychological needs, and the needs of their carers,” said Professor Elizabeth Beattie, Director of the DCRC for Carers and Consumers based at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT).
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