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Expertise Keywords

  • Aged care
  • Ageing
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Delirium
  • Depression
  • Mental health
  • Quality of Care
  • Quality of life for older people
  • Social Robots
  • Technologies
  • Technology and older people

Country Affiliations

  • Canada
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom

Research Publications and Outputs

Recent Publications

Publications: 217 (Other: 217)

Funded Griffith Research

Engagement and Impact

Learning and Teaching

Current and Past Courses

  • Art and Skill of Dementia Care (7944NRS)
    Convenor, Print Materials, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2010.
  • Art and Skill of Dementia Care (7944NRS)
    Convenor, Mixed Model, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2010.
  • Art and Skill of Dementia Care (7944NRS)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2010.
  • Art & Skill of Dementia Care (8987NRS)
    Convenor, Print Materials, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2010.
  • Art and Skill of Dementia Care (8987NRS)
    Convenor, Mixed Model, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2010.
  • Art & Skill of Dementia Care (8987NRS)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2010.

Research by Higher Degree Supervision or Scholarship

Theses Supervised at Griffith

Background

Bio

Professor Wendy Moyle is Program Director of Optimising Health Outcomes in the Menzies Health Institute QLD. She is also a research leader in a National Dementia Collaborative Research Centre – Consumers and Carers and a leader in the Queensland Dementia Training and Study Centre. Wendy's research has evolved around the areas of evidence for best practice in gerontology and in particular dementia care. More recently her research focus has been on quality of life and the management of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD). She uses controlled trials to test psychosocial interventions, assistive technologies/social robots and complementary and alternative medicine interventions. She is a world leader in the area of social robotics and health technologies for dementia care. She has worked with the World Health Organization Consultation Group on the Classification of Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms in Neurocognitive disorders for ICD-11. She is Co-Chair of the International Psychogeriatric (IPA) Nurses’ Special Interest Group, where she has also co-led a revision of the IPA nurses’ guide for BPSD. She is also a Co-Chair of the IPA Long-Term Care special interest group.  

Education and Training

  • BN Bachelor of Nursing, Sth Aust.College Of Adv. Edn. 1989
  • Dip App Sc Diploma in Applied Science, Sth Aust.College Of Adv. Edn. 1988

Awards and Honours

  • Creative Partnerships Arts and Health Award (QLD) “Playful Engagement: dementia research projec, Arts and Health QLD 2013 - 2013

Internal service roles

  • Area of Strategic Investment Coordinator (Nursing), 2012 - Present
  • Program Director, Menzies Health Institute QLD 2016 - Present

External service roles

  • External Advisory Board Member, Project MARIO (Care Service Robot), University of Galway 2015 - Present
  • IPA Congress Scientific Congress, San Francisco, International Psychogeriatric Association 2016 - Present
  • IPA Board of Directors, International Psychogeriatric Association 2016 - Present

Professional memberships

  • AAG Member, 2005 - 2010
  • RACN Member, Royal Australian College of Nursing 1987 - Present
  • STTI Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing 2010 - 2014
  • IPA Co-Chair Special Interest Group (Nursing), International Psychogeriatric Association 2009 - Present
  • IPA Board of Directors, International Psychogeriatric Association 2011 - 2015

Government representation roles

  • Consultation Group Member on Social Isolation and Loneliness, Victorian Government 2015 - 2015
  • Dementia Research Development Fellowships Panel Member, NHMRC-ARC 2015 - 2015
  • Expert Consultation Group on the Classification of Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia, ICD-11., World Health Organisation 2012 - 2014