Professor Elizabeth Beattie
Queensland University of Technology
Director, Dementia Training Australia;
Director, Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration
Professor Beattie is a gerontologist and psychogeriatric nurse educated in Australia, the UK and the US who has been involved in dementia-focused clinical practice, education, research and evaluation for more than three decades.
She has an international nursing leadership profile, a sustained record of competitive research funding and publication, and serves on a number of ageing and dementia-focused committees and editorial boards.
Much of Professor Beattie’s work with Dementia Training Australia involves developing training and resources to assist the aged care workforce in understanding responsive behaviours.
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Director, Dementia Training Australia; Director, Dementia Australia Centre for Dementia Learning
La Trobe University, Victoria
Director, Dementia Training Australia; Senior Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care, La Trobe University
University of Wollongong
Executive Director, Dementia Training Australia; Professor, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, University of Wollongong