Staff profile

Dr Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh

Director, Senior Research Fellow

College of Science, Health and Engineering
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care

Health Sciences 2, 5th Floor, Melbourne (Bundoora)

Qualifications

Dip Appl Sci (Nursing), Renal Cert, BA, MA, PhD, RN

Membership of professional associations

Renal Society of Australasia, International Association of Bioethics

Area of study

Ageing and aged care

Brief profile

University committees

3/11- ongoing             Deputy Chair La Trobe University Human Ethics Committee

5/08 - ongoing             La Trobe University Human Ethics Committee

External committees

2/15 – ongoing             Victorian Department of Health and Human Services Emergency Care Clinical Network Steering Committee

11/14 – ongoing           Monash University Pharmacy Clinical Advisory  Group for Polypharmacy in Public Sector Residential Aged Care Services (PSRACS)

10/13 – ongoing           Member of the Renal Society of Australasia Education Advisory Committee

8/13 -    ongoing           Expert Reference Group for the Renal Node of the Joanna Briggs Institute, Australia

5/12 -1/14                     Expert Advisory Group for Advance Care Planning for people with dementia Alzheimers Australia National Dementia Quality Initiative.

1/12 - 1/14                    McKellar Guidelines for Managing Diabetes in Residential Aged Care Facilities Implementation and Evaluation Expert Advisory Group.

8/11 -  1/14                   Aged and Community Care Victoria (ACCV) now Leading Aged Care Services Australia (LASA) Policy & Research Advisory Committee

1/11-12/13                    Steering Committee for Improving the quality of nephrology care in rural Australia: Implementation of the CARI Iron guideline into clinical practice in rural or remote nephrology practices

03/08 -  ongoing            Victorian Department of Health Quality in Public Sector Residential Aged Care Services Committee

4/2006 – ongoing          Member of the Scientific review committee for the annual Renal Society of Australasia Conference

10/05 -  12/15            National Caring for Australians with Renal Impairment (CARI) Steering Committee

Research interests

Chronic disease

- Dementia, ethics, end stage renal disease, dialysis, decision-making, informed consent

Older people

- Ethics, evidence-based practice, quality of care, decision-making

Recent publications

Books

Care of Older People: Issues and Innovations 4th edition (2014) (eds) Nay, R., Garratt S. & Fetherstonhaugh, D. Elsevier, Australia.

Journal Publications (2010- )

1. McAuliffe, L. Bauer, M. Fetherstonhaugh, D. & Chenco, C. (2016). Education of residential aged care staff regarding sexuality and sexual health in later life. Journal of Clinical Nursing. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13179

2. Bauer, M. Haesler, E. Fetherstonhaugh, D. (2015) ‘Let’s talk about sex: Older people’s views on the recognition of sexuality and sexual health in the healthcare setting’. Health Expectations. DOI 10.1111/hex.12418

3. Fetherstonhaugh, D., Lewis, V., McAuliffe, L., & Bauer, M. (2015) ‘Pain in older adults: Development of a tool for measuring knowledge of residential aged care staff’. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.DOI 10.1002/gps.4364

4. MacPhail, A., Ibrahim, J., Fetherstonhaugh, D., & Levidiotis, V. (2015). The overuse, underuse, and misuse of dialysis in ESKD patients with dementia. Seminars in Dialysis. doi: 10.1111/sdi.12392

5. Tarzia, L. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Bauer, M. Beattie, E & Nay, R. (2015) ‘We Have to Work Within the System!: Staff Perceptions of Organizational Barriers to Decision Making for Older Adults With Dementia in Australian Aged Care Facilities’ Research in Gerontological Nursing. DOI: 10.3928/19404921-20150413-01

6. Beattie, E. O’Reilly, M. Fielding, E. Chenoweth, E. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Horner, B. Moyle, W. & Robinson, A. (2015) ‘Multiple perspectives on quality of life for residents with dementia in long term care facilities: Protocol for a comprehensive Australian study’ International Psychogeriatrics DOI: 10.1017/S1041610215000435

7. Moyle, W. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Greben, M. & Beattie, E. (2015) ‘Influencers on quality of life as reported by people living with dementia in long-term care: A descriptive exploratory approach’. BMC Geriatrics DOI: 10.1186/s12877-015-0050-z

8. McAuliffe, L., Bauer, M., Fetherstonhaugh, D. & Chenco, C. (2014). ‘Assessment of sexual health and sexual needs in residential aged care’. Australasian Journal on Ageing, Early View. DOI: 10.1111/ajag.12181

9. Nay, R. Bauer, M. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Moyle, W. Tarzia, L & McAuliffe, L (2014) ‘“Surviving”: Social participation and family carers of people living with dementia. Health and Social Care in the Community doi: 10.1111/hsc.12163

10. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Tarzia, L. Bauer, M. Nay, R. & Beattie, E. (2014). 'The Red Dress or the Blue?’: How do staff perceive that they support decision making for people with dementia living in residential aged care facilities? Journal of Applied Gerontology. Published online DOI: 10.1177/0733464814531089

11. Bauer, M, Fetherstonhaugh, D. Tarzia, L. Nay, R. & Beattie, E. (2014). ‘Supporting residents' expression of sexuality: the initial construction of a sexuality assessment tool for residential aged care services’. BMC Geriatrics, 14, 82-87.

12. Synot, A. Ryan, R., Proctor, M., Fetherstonhaugh, D., & Parker, B. (2014). ‘Audio-visual presentation of information for informed consent for participation in clinical trials (Review)’. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews(5), 1-140. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD003717.pub3.

13. Campbell-Crofts, S. Field, J. & Fetherstonhaugh, D. (2013) ‘Ethical considerations for nurses undertaking research with a potentially vulnerable population with CKD’. Renal Society of Australasia Journal 9(2) 74-79

14. Tarzia, L. Bauer, M. Fetherstonhaugh, D. & Nay, R. (2013). ‘Interviewing older people in residential aged care: Difficulties and challenges’. Sex and Disability 31(4)361-371.

15. Bauer, M. Nay, R. Tarzia, L. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Wellman, D. & Beattie, E. (2013). 'We need to know what's going on': Views of family members toward the sexual expression of people with dementia. Dementia. doi: 10.1177/1471301213479785

16. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Tarzia, L & Nay, R. (2013) ‘Being Central to Decision Making Means I am Still Here!: The essence of decision making for people with dementia’. Journal of Aging Studies (27) 143-150.

17. Bauer, M. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Tarzia, L., & Chenco, C. (2013). ‘Staff-family relationships in residential aged care facilities: The views of residents' family members and care staff’. Journal of Applied Gerontology. doi: 10.1177/0733464812468503

18. Bauer, M. Fetherstonhaugh, D. & Lewis, V. (2013) ‘Attitudes towards family-staff relationships in Australian residential aged care settings: development and psychometric evaluation of the “Family and Staff Relationship Attitude Tool” (FASRAT)’. Australasian Journal on Ageing DOI: 10.1111ajaj.12006

19. Edvardsson, D. Nillson, A. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Nay, R. & Crowe, S (2013) ‘The person-centred care of older people with cognitive impairment in acute care scale (POPAC) Journal of Nursing Management 21, 79-86.

20. Taylor, M. Edvardsson, D. Horey, D. Fetherstonhaugh, D & Nay, R. (2012) ‘General practitioner service provision in residential aged care facilities: 1998 – 2011’ Australasian Journal on Ageing 32(1) 56-59.

21. Bauer, M. Fetherstonhaugh, D. & Lewis, V. (2012) ‘Assessing the quality of staff-family relationships in the Australian residential aged care setting: development and evaluation of the Family and Staff Relationship Implementation Tool (FASRIT)’. International Journal of Person-Centered Medicine 2(3) 564-567.

22. Bauer, M. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Tarzia, L. Nay, R. Wellman, D. & Beattie, E. (2012): ‘I always look under the bed for a man’. Needs and barriers to the expression of sexuality in residential aged care: the views of residents with and without dementia’. Psychology & Sexuality 4(3) 296-309.

23. Nay, R. & Fetherstonhaugh, D. (2012) ‘What is pain?: a phenomenological approach to understanding’. International Journal of Older People Nursing 7: 233-239.

24. McAuliffe, L. Brown, D. & Fetherstonhaugh, D (2012) ‘Pain and dementia: an overview of the literature’. International Journal of Older People Nursing 7: 219-226.

25. Tarzia, L. Fetherstonhaugh, D. & Bauer, M (2012) ‘Dementia, sexuality and consent in residential aged care facilities’. Journal of Medical Ethics 38: 609-613.

26. Edvardsson, D. Fetherstonhaugh, D. & Nay, R. (2011). The Tool for Understanding Residents' Needs as Individual Persons (TURNIP) : Construction and initial testing. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 20: 2890-96.

27. Edvardsson, D. Fetherstonhaugh, D. McAuliffe, L. Nay, R. & Chenco, C (2011). ‘Job satisfaction amongst aged care staff: Exploring the influence of person-centred care provision’. International Psychogeriatrics, 23(8):1205-12.

28. Edvardsson, D. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Nay, R (2010)’ Promoting a continuation of self and normality: person-centred care as described by people with dementia, their family members and aged care staff’. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2010;19:2611-18.

29. Kainer, G. & Fetherstonhaugh, D CARI Guidelines (2010) ‘Acceptance onto dialysis: Ethical considerations’ Nephrology 15 Supp 1 S12-S15.

30. Irving, M. Johnson, D. McDonald, S. Walker, R. Frommer, M. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Deans, P & Craig, J (2010) ‘Opinions on the content and effects of the CARI guidelines: a national survey of renal nurses and comparison with the opinions of nephrologists’. Nephrology 15 48-53.

31. Edvardsson, D. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Nay, R. & Gibson, S (2010) ‘Development and initial testing of the Person-centred Care Assessment Tool (P-CAT)’. International Psychogeriatrics 22(1) 101-108

Book Chapters (2010 - )

  1. Fetherstonhaugh, D. & Tarzia, L. (2014) End of life decision-making for older people in Interdisciplinary Care of Older People: Issues and Innovations 4th edition (eds) Nay, R., Garratt S.& Fetherstonhaugh, D Elsevier, Australia: 359-375.
  2. Bauer, M. Nay, R. Fetherstonhaugh, D & Moyle, W (2014) Working with families: evidence, tools, implementation and evaluation in Interdisciplinary Care of Older People: Issues and Innovations 4th edition (eds) Nay, R., Garratt S.& Fetherstonhaugh, D. Elsevier, Australia: 197-211.
  3. Nay, R. Fetherstonhaugh, D. & Winbolt, M (2014) Person-centred Care in Interdisciplinary Care of Older People: Issues and Innovations 2nd edition (eds) Nay, R., Garratt S.& Fetherstonhaugh, D. Elsevier, Australia: 137-147.
  4. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Nay, R. & Winbolt, M (2013) Evidence-based health care in Research Methods in Health: Foundations for evidence-based practice (ed) Liamputtong P. Oxford University Press, Sydney: 251-265.
  5. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Nay, R. & Winbolt, M (2010) Evidence-based health care in Research Methods in Health: A Practical Guide for the Health Professions (ed) Liamputtong P. Oxford University Press, Sydney : 269-285.

Reports (2010 - )

Bauer, M., McDonald, E. & Fetherstonhaugh D. (March 2014) Development of an evidence-based on-line resource package to improve staff-family relationships for people with dementia living in residential aged care. Final report. Alzheimer’s Australia National Quality Dementia Care Initiative

Fetherstonhaugh, D. Bauer, M. Winbolt, M. Lee, J. Nay, R. White, V & Taylor, M. Development and, provision and evaluation of interdisciplinary training to staff in public health services covering comprehensive health assessment of the older person 2012-2013 Final Report December 2013

Nay, R. Fetherstonhaugh, D Bauer, M. Moyle, W. McAullife, L & Hart, C The social participation of carers of people with dementia. Dementia Collaborative Research Centre 3 Carers and Consumers http://www.dementia.unsw.edu.au/images/dcrc/output-files/707-dcrc_social_participation_report_october_2013.pdf

Fetherstonhaugh, D. Nay, R. Winbolt, M. Bauer, M. Taylor, M & Edvardsson, D Development, provision and evaluation of interdisciplinary training to staff in Public Sector Residential Aged Care Services across Victoria covering comprehensive health assessment of the older person. (2011) Summary Report Victorian Department of Health http://www.health.vic.gov.au/agedcare/publications/olderperson/downloads/report.pdf

Fetherstonhaugh, D. Nay, R. Winbolt, M. Bauer, M. Taylor, M & Edvardsson, D Development, provision and evaluation of interdisciplinary training to staff in Public Sector Residential Aged Care Services across Victoria covering comprehensive health assessment of the older person. (2011) Final Report Victorian Department of Health

Nay, R. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Winbolt, M. Bauer, M. Wells, Y. Ibrahim, J, Bathgate, T. Herd, A (November 2010) Strengthening Care Outcomes for Residents with Evidence (SCORE). Summary Report Victorian Department of Health http://www.health.vic.gov.au/agedcare/downloads/score/score_summary.pdf

Nay, R. Fetherstonhaugh, D & Garratt, S. (2010) Innovative workforce responses to a changing aged care environment, Aged Care Branch, Victorian Department of Health, Melbourne Victoria.http://www.health.vic.gov.au/agedcare/publications/pubs.htm

Nay, R. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Winbolt, M. Bauer, M. Wells, Y. Ibrahim, J, Bathgate, T. Herd, A (November 2010) Strengthening Care Outcomes for Residents with Evidence (SCORE). Final Report Victorian Department of Health.

Apel, S Koch, S & Fetherstonhaugh, D (2009) Pain Assessment and Management for People with Dementia in an Acute Care Unit DCRC Report

International conferences (presented) 2010 -

1. Fetherstonhaugh, D & Boughey, M. Renal supportive care in Victoria, Australia: Capacity building a whole state. 44th EDTNA/ERCA International Conference Dresden 26-29 September 2015

2. Fetherstonhaugh, D. McAuliffe, L. Bauer, M. & Shanley, C. Making decisions on behalf of people with dementia: How do proxies do it? 5th International Conference on Advance Care Planning and End of Life Care (ACPEL) Munich, 9-12 September 2015

3. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Bauer, M. McDonald, E, Tarzia, L. Nay, R. Moyle, W. Jones, C. Robinson, A. Lucas, P. & Andrews, S. (2015) (accepted paper) Improving staff-family relationships for people living with dementia in residential aged care:  An on-line resource package for staff and family. Alzheimer’s Disease International  Conference, Perth 15-18 April 2015

4. Fetherstonhaugh, D (invited speaker panel discussion) The new world order… No dialysis if you are over 75 Annual Scientific Meeting of the ANZSN & Renal Society of Australasia Annual Conference 25-27/8/14

5. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Tarzia, L. & Nay, R. (accepted paper) Hanging on to some autonomy in decision-making in dementia – how do people with dementia and their carers do it? 12th World Congress of Bioethics Mexico City 25-28th June 2014

6. Fetherstonhaugh, Tarzia, L. Bauer, M. Nay, R & Beattie, E (2013) How do they do it? Health care professionals, paid carers, people with dementia and decision-making’ 2013 International Shared decision Making Conference Lima, Peru 16-19 June 2013

7. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Tarzia, L & Nay, R (2013) Don’t give up on me: Hanging on to decision making when living with dementia. 2013 International Shared decision Making Conference Lima, Peru 16-19 June 2013

8. Fetherstonhaugh, D (2012) (accepted oral poster presentation) Dialysis, dementia and ethical issues. Thinking Ahead 11th World Congress of Bioethics, Rotterdam 26-29/6/12

9. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Bauer, M. Tarzia, L. McAuliffe, L & Nay, R. (2012) (accepted oral poster presentation). Respecting the rights of older people with dementia: Sexuality in residential care. Thinking Ahead 11th World Congress of Bioethics, Rotterdam 26-29/6/12.

10. Fetherstonhaugh, D (2011) (accepted symposia) Changing aged care workforce and practice Gerontology & Geriatrics 2011 Ninth Asia/ Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics Melbourne 27/10/11

11. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Bauer, M. & Lewis, V (2011) (accepted paper) Little by Little: Improving attitudes towards staff-family relationships in residential aged care Gerontology & Geriatrics 2011 Ninth Asia/ Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics Melbourne 26/10/11

12. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Nay, R. Cameron, M. Winbolt, M & Bauer, M (accepted paper) (2011) Strengthening care outcomes and avoiding mistakes for people with dementia in residential aged care. 21st Alzheimer Europe Conference Warsaw 6-8/10/11

13. Fetherstonhaugh, D (2011) (accepted paper) Double D: Dialysis and dementia Renal Society of Australasia National Annual Conference Adelaide Exploring New Territory: Transforming Renal Health 8-11/6/11

14. Fetherstonhaugh, D (2010) (accepted paper) Are people with dementia a ‘vulnerable’ population when it comes to participation in research? 10th World Congress of Bioethics Singapore 30/7/10.

15. Fetherstonhaugh, D (2010) (accepted paper). Help CARI help you improve the quality of care and outcomes for people with kidney disease. Renal Society of Australasia Annual Conference Cairns 3/6/10  

National conferences (presented)  2010 -

Fetherstonhaugh, D & Boughey, M (2014) Renal Supportive Care in Victoria: Engagement, connection and capacity building. Palliative Care Victoria annual conference 31/7-1/8/14.

Fetherstonhaugh, D (2013) (accepted paper) Vulnerability, dementia, consent and all things ethical Australasian Ethics Network Conference 2013 Fremantle 27-29/11/13.

Fetherstonhaugh, D (2013) (invited speaker) Evidence-based practice in aged care Allity Aged Care National Conference 20/11/13.

Fetherstonhaugh, D (2013) (invited speaker) Implementing evidence-based practice Allity Aged Care National Conference 20/11/13.

Fetherstonhaugh, D & Morris, B (2013) (invited speakers) Evidence-based practice in residential aged care. Aged care Standards and Accreditation Agency Better Practice Event Adelaide 15/8/13, Melbourne 19/9/13.

Fetherstonhaugh, D (2013) (invited speaker) Dementia, sexuality and consent in residential aged care Aged care Standards and Accreditation Agency Better Practice Event Sydney 26/7/13, Melbourne 20/9/13, Brisbane 8/11/13.

Fetherstonhaugh, D. & Cameron, M (2013) (invited speakers) Evidence-based practice in residential aged care. Aged care Standards and Accreditation Agency Better Practice Event Sydney 25/7/13.

Fetherstonhaugh, D. & Tarzia, L (2013) (invited speakers) Who knows best? Everyday decision making for people with dementia. Who decides? Dementia and decision making Alzheimer Australia Conference  Vic 1 July 2013.

Fetherstonhaugh, D. (2013) (invited plenary) Sexuality, older people and residential aged care. BlueCross Annual Conference, Melbourne 25/5/13.

Fetherstonhaugh, D. (2013) (invited presentation) Dementia, sexuality and consent in residential aged care Aged care Standards and Accreditation Agency Better Practice Event Launceston 15/3/13.

Fetherstonhaugh, D. Bauer, M. Nay, R. Tarzia, L. Beattie, E & Wellman, D (2012) (invited plenary) The expression of sexuality in RACFs: Identifying and evaluating the issues with a new tool. Dementia Collaborative Research Centres Forum Canberra 27/9/12.

Fetherstonhaugh, D. (2012) (invited plenary) Dementia, sexuality and consent in residential aged care Aged care Standards and Accreditation Agency Better Practice Event Perth 14/9/12.

Fetherstonhaugh, D (2012) (invited speaker) Risk and decision-making in dementia. Aged care Standards and Accreditation Agency Better Practice Event Adelaide 2/8/12.

Fetherstonhaugh D (2012) (invited plenary speaker) Beyond compliance – creating a culture of quality improvement Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency Better Practice Event Hobart 16/3/12.

Nay, R. & Fetherstonhaugh, D (2011) (invited session) An interpretation of lifestyle factors on wound healing Wounds undressed: Unravelling the lifestyle impacts 2011 Victorian State Conference Australian Wound Management Association Melbourne 3/9/11.

Fetherstonhaugh, D & Nay, R. (2011) (invited presentation) Creating constructive staff family relationships. Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency Better Practice Event Adelaide 28/7/11, Sydney 26/8/11, Melbourne 7/9/11, Brisbane 28/10/11, Perth 12/11/11.

Nay R. & Fetherstonhaugh, D (2011) (invited presentation) Don’t ask them they have dementia Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency Better Practice Event Launceston 17/4/11, Adelaide 28/7/11, Sydney 26/8/11, Melbourne 7/9/11, Brisbane 28/10/11, Perth 12/11/11.

Fetherstonhaugh, D. & Winbolt, M (2010) (invited speakers) Assessment: First, Fun, Forensic, Futuristic and for Funding Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency Better Practice Event Hobart 24/6/10.

Fetherstonhaugh, D (2010) (invited speaker) Balancing rights and obligations: Resident choice and decision-making. Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency Better Practice Event Adelaide 21/5/10, Hobart 24/6/10, Perth 22/7/10, Melbourne 26/8/10, Sydney 16/9/10.

Cameron, M & Fetherstonhaugh, D (2010) (invited speakers) Innovation in residential aged care: Addressing clinical governance and risk management Tri-State conference The changing faces of aged care Mt Gambier 1/3/10.

 

Research projects

Research Projects (2010 -

1. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Bauer, M. Haesler, E., Poulos, C., & Hill, K. Functional decline and people with dementia systematic review. Dementia Collaborative Research Centres (DCRC)-Carers and Consumers

2. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Bauer, M. & Rayner, J. Decision making aid for the carers of people with dementia. Dementia Collaborative Research Centres (DCRC)-Carers and Consumers.

3. Bauer, M. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Blackberry, I. Farmer, J. Morley, C. Morgan, D. Identifying support needs to improve rural dementia services: A Delphi consultation study. La Trobe University Building Healthy Communities Research Grant

4. Bauer, M. Rayner, J. Fetherstonhaugh, D. & While, C.  (2014-2015). An education package for Personal Care Workers (PCWs) in residential aged care facilities to improve their ability to recognise and report changes in resident’s health. Victorian Department of Health and Human Services. 

5. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Bauer, M. Winbolt, M. Rayner, J (2014) Licence for the Comprehensive Health Assessment of the Older Person Training.

6. Bauer, M. Fitzgerald, L & Fetherstonhaugh, D. (2013) The development of an evidence-based discharge identification tool to improve hospital discharge practices for people with dementia and their family. Nurses Board of Legacy Limited

7. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Tarzia, L. Bauer, M. Shanley, C. & Beattie, E. (2013) Proxy decision making on behalf of people with dementia – how do surrogates decide? Australian Government Dementia Initiative, Dementia Collaborative Research Centres (DCRC)-Carers and Consumers

8. Tarzia, L. Bauer, M & Fetherstonhaugh, D. (2013) What factors promote or inhibit the inclusion of sexuality into health care for older people?: A systematic review of the literature. La Trobe University Faculty of Health Sciences grant

9. Bauer, M. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Tarzia, L. (2013) A family carer and consumer guide to intimacy and sexuality in residential aged care. Australian Government Dementia Initiative, Dementia Collaborative Research Centres (DCRC)-Carers and Consumers Knowledge translation project

10. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Nay, R & Tarzia, L (2012) Every day decision-making: The experience of people living with dementia. (extension of pilot project) Australian Government Dementia Initiative, Dementia Collaborative Research Centres (DCRC)-Carers and Consumers

11. Beattie, E. Moyle, W. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Horner, B. Chenoweth, L. Robinson, A. O’Reilly, M & Fielding, E. (2012) Quality of life and care for people with dementia in residential care facilities (Dementia QoL Care): A national study. Australian Government Dementia Initiative, Dementia Collaborative Research Centres (DCRC 3)-Carers and Consumers.

12. Bauer, M. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Tarzia, L. Nay, R. Moyle, W. Jones, C. & Andrews, S Development of an evidence-based on-line resource package to improve staff-family relationships for people with dementia living in residential aged care. Alzheimer’s Australia National Quality Initiative Grant.

13. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Bauer, M. Nay, R. Winbolt, M & Taylor, M (2012) Comprehensive Health Assessment of the Older Person. Victorian Department of Health

14. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Bauer, M. Nay, R. Rees, G. & Beattie, E (2011). The experiences and processes for decision-making by direct care staff in residential aged care facilities (RACFs) when the person about whom the decisions are to be made has a diagnosis of dementia. Australian Government Dementia Initiative, Dementia Collaborative Research Centres (DCRC 3)-Carers and Consumers.

15. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Moyle, W. Bauer, M. Nay, R. & Howard, M (2011) The social participation of carers of people with dementia. Dementia Collaborative Research Centres - Carers and Consumers Grant

16. Fetherstonhaugh, D. McAuliffe, L & Bauer, M (2011) Pain in older adults with dementia: Development of a tool to measure knowledge and attitudes. La Trobe University Faculty of Health Sciences grant

17. McAuliffe, L. Bauer, M & Fetherstonhaugh, D (2011) Assessment documentation in residential aged care: Do facilities consider the sexual health and sexual needs of residents? La Trobe University Faculty of Health Sciences grant

18. Nay, R. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Winbolt, M & Bauer, M (2011) Development and provision of interdisciplinary training to staff in Public Sector Residential Aged Care Services across Victoria covering comprehensive health assessment of the older person. Victorian Department of Health

19. Fetherstonhaugh, D. Nay, R & Tarzia, L (2011) Every day decision-making: The experience of people living with dementia. Australian Government Dementia Initiative, Dementia Collaborative Research Centres (DCRC)-Carers and Consumers.

20. Nay, R. & Fetherstonhaugh, D (2010) Younger People in Residential Aged Care: Review of Villa Maria Estimated Support Needs and Staffing Model. Department of Human Services

21. Fetherstonhaugh D. Winbolt, & Nay R. (2010) Contracted by Aged and Community Care Victoria (ACCV) for Delivery of care planning workshops for Supported Residential Services’ staff

22. Bauer, M., Nay, R., Fetherstonhaugh, D., & Tarzia, L (2010) Responding to sexuality in residential aged care: The development of an assessment tool for people with dementia. Australian Government Dementia Initiative, Dementia Collaborative Research Centre (DCRC3) - Carers and Consumers.