Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care, La Trobe University
Training consultant, Dementia Training Australia
Dr Christine While is a registered psychiatric nurse with extensive experience in caring for people with dementia and older adults with mental illness in the community.
Christine’s research interest grew out of out of her clinical background and informed her recently completed PhD which explored the impact of community service provision on the meaning of home for people living with dementia and their co-resident family supporters. Her other research interests include: environmental gerontology, person-centredness in care and research, knowledge translation and the care of people living with dementia.