Worlds Within Worlds: The older person-service provider interface

21 June 2018

The worlds of older people and their formal service providers were explored through an innovative mixed-methods study, incorporating GPS technology.

The research  provided unique insights into the everyday experiences of these two worlds to identify areas of met and unmet needs for older people and the challenges faced by direct-care workers who deliver services to them.

 

Professor Laurie Buys, Queensland University of Technology

Co-investigators: Dr Rosemary Aird, Dr Desley Vine

Project duration: 24 months

Age Matters investment: $168,983

pdfFinal report