Kim Burns

Knowledge Translation Research Fellow

BPsych (Hons), RN

+61 2 9385 2715

About Kim Burns

Kim Burns is the Knowledge Translation (KT) Fellow at DCRC, UNSW. Her role includes supporting the implementation of evidence-based research in relation to the behaviours and psychological symptoms associated with dementia (BPSD).

Kim has a clinical background in psychogeriatric nursing and psychology. She has worked in dementia research since 2004.

Key Interests

Kim has coordinated the BPSD team at DCRC, UNSW since 2010. The team develops evidence and practice-based resources for those supporting people with dementia who present with BPSD. Resources include additional considerations for people living with dementia who are from minority groups. Target audiences for the BPSD resources include family carers as well as care staff and health professionals working in acute, community, primary and residential care settings Australia wide.