Staff profile

Emeritus Rhonda Nay RN, PhD; FAAG; FRCN

College of Science, Health and Engineering
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Health Sc 2 Level 5, Melbourne (Bundoora)

Qualifications

1975 Enrolled Nurse (WA) 1970, Registered Nurse (High Distinction) 1983 BA (UNE) 1984 Member College of Nursing (NSW) 1985 M Litt (UNE) (With Distinction) 1985 Fellow Royal College of Nursing Australia 1988 Fellow College of Nursing (NSW) 1994 PhD (UNSW) - PhD Thesis title: Benevolent oppression: Lived experiences of nursing home life

Membership of professional associations

Fellow RCNA; Fellow AAG; Member Alzheimer\\\'s Australia; Member Australain Pain Society

Area of study

Ageing and aged care

Research interests

Consumer participation

- the impact of dementia on social participation

Health Services and policy reform

- Workforce in aged care

Residential Care

- Pain & people with dementia

Recent publications

 

Edvardsson, D., Koch, S., & Nay, R. (2010). Acute care and older people:  Challenges and ways forward. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 27(2), 63-60.

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

Edvardsson, D., Koch, S., & Nay, R. (2010). Psychometric evaluation of the English language Person-Centred Climate Questionnaire – Staff version. Journal of Nursing Management, 18, 54-60.

Nay, R. (2009). Sexuality in the aged. Geriatric Medicine in General Practice, 2, 14.

Nay, R. (2009). Introduction: Translation and transformation are easy to say and hard to do! Australasian Journal on Ageing, 28(supplement 2), A68.

Bauer, M., McAuliffe, L., Nay, R., & Fetherstonhaugh, D. (2009).  Sex in the City and Older People. XIXth International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) world Congress. The Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, 13 (Supplement 1), S173.

Bauer, M., Nay, R., & McAuliffe, L. (2009). Catering to love, sex and intimacy in residential aged care: What information is provided to consumers? Sexuality and Disability, 27, 3-9.  ISSN 0146-1044

Davis, S., Byers, S., Nay, R. & Koch, S. (2009) Guiding design of dementia friendly environments in residential care settings. Dementia, 8(2), 185-203.

Edvardsson, D., Koch, S., Nay, R. (2009). Psychometric evaluation of the English version Person-Centred Care Questionnaire – Patient version. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 31(2), 235-245.

Edvardsson, D., Sandman, P. O., Nay, R., & Karlsson, S. (2009). Predictors of job strain in residential dementia care nursing staff. Journal of Nursing Management, 17, 59-65.ISSN 0966-0429

McAuliffe, L., Nay, R., O’Donnell, M. & Fetherstonhaugh, D. (2009). Pain assessment in older people with dementia: Literature review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 65(1), 2-10.  ISSN 0309-2402

Winbolt, M., Koch, S. & Nay, R. (2009). The care conundrum: Changing the culture of gerontic nursing from task orientation to evidence-based practice.  Australasian Journal on Ageing, 28(supplement 2), A86.

Nay, R., & Fetherstonhaugh, D. (2008). Evidence-based practice: limitations and successful implementation. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1114, 456-463.  ISSN 0077-8923

Nay, R., & McAuliffe, L. (2008). Commentary on Wang, T-F, Lu, C-H, Chen, I-J, & Yu, S (2007) Sexual knowledge, attitudes and activity of older people in Taipei, Taiwan.  Journal of Clinical Nursing, 17, 443-450.

Edvardsson, D., Katz, B., & Nay, R. (2008). The aged care pain chart: An innovative approach to assessing, monitoring and documenting pain in older people.  Australasian Journal on Ageing, 27(2), 93-96.  ISSN 1440-6381

Edvardsson, D., Sandman, P. O., Nay, R., & Karlsson, S. (2008). Associations between the working characteristics of nursing staff and the prevalence of behavioral symptoms among people with dementia in residential care. International Psychogeriatrics, 20(4), 764-766.ISSN 1041-6102

Fetherstonhaugh, D., Nay, R., & Heather, M. (2008). Clinical school partnerships: the way forward in nursing education, research and clinical practice. Australian Health Review, 32(1), 121-126.ISSN 0156-5788

Koch, S., Nay, R., McAuliffe, L., & Koch, B. (2008). The feasibility of developing a standards rating system for all Australian government aged care homes. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 3, 80-87.ISSN 1748-3735

Phillips, N. M., & Nay, R. (2008). A systematic review of nursing administration of medication via enteral tubes in adults [Review]. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 17(17), 2257-2265.  ISSN 0962-1067

Books

Nay, R., & Garratt, S. (Eds.) (2009). Older People: Issues and Innovations in Care (3rd ed.). Sydney: Elsevier.

Koch, S., Gloth, F. M., & Nay, R. (Eds.) (Accepted October 2009). Handbook of Medication Management in Older Adults. Humana Press.

Nay, R., & Garratt, S. (Eds.) (2004). Nursing Older People: Issues and innovations (2nd ed). Sydney: Churchill Livingstone.

Nay, R., & Garratt, S. (Eds.) (1999). Nursing Older People: Issues and innovations. Sydney: MacLennan & Petty.

Book Chapters

Fetherstonhaugh, D., Nay, R., & Winbolt, M. (2010). Evidence-based health care. In P. Liamputtong (Ed.), Research Methods in Health: A Practical Guide for the Health Professions. Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

Nay, R., Bird, M., Edvardsson, D., Fleming, R., & Hill, K. (2009). Person-centred care. In R. Nay & S. Garratt (Eds.), Older People: Issues and Innovations in Care (3rd ed.). Elsevier: Sydney.

Nay, R., Katz, B., Le Couteur, D., & Murray, M. (2009). Innovative responses to a changing health care environment. In R. Nay & S. Garratt (Eds.), Older People: Issues and Innovations in Care (3rd ed.). Elsevier: Sydney.

Bauer, M., McAuliffe, L., & Nay, R. (2009). Sexuality and the reluctant health professional. In R. Nay & S. Garratt (Eds.), Older People: Issues and Innovations in Care (3rd ed.). Elsevier: Sydney.

Daly, J., Jackson, D., & Nay, R. (2009). Visionary leadership for a ‘greying’ health care system. In R. Nay & S. Garratt (Eds.), Older People: Issues and Innovations in Care (3rd ed.). Elsevier: Sydney.

Gibson, S., Scherer, S., Katz, B., & Nay, R. (2009). Persistent pain in the older person. In R. Nay & S. Garratt (Eds.), Older People: Issues and Innovations in Care (3rd ed.). Elsevier: Sydney.

McAuliffe, L., Nay, R., Bauer, M. (Accepted September 2009). Sexuality, body awareness, relationships - maintaining roles and status. In J. Reed (Ed.), Nursing Older Adults. Open University Press.

Nolan, M., Bauer, M., & Nay, R. (2009). Supporting family carers: Implementing a relational and dynamic approach. In R. Nay & S. Garratt (Eds.), Older People: Issues and Innovations in Care (3rd ed.). Elsevier: Sydney.