Dr. Christine While

Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care, La Trobe University


Training consultant, Dementia Training Australia

Key Interests

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.