Facilitating Active Ageing in Residential Aged Care: Strategies, Opportunities and Future Directions

Active Ageing

Australia is undergoing a critical demographic transition: the population is ageing. By 2031, the number of older Australians requiring residential aged care will increase 63 per cent, to 1.4 million. This in-depth semi-longitudinal project will explore daily life in aged care through photography, enhancing the experience for current and future residents.

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Funding / Grants

  • ARC Linkage (2013 - 2016)
Research fellow: Geraldine Donoghue PhD student: Debbie Sullivan Masters student: Tricia King    


BallyCara Retirement Living and Aged Care

Partner Investigator – Ms Nicole Devlin