Wendy Moyle

Program Director of the Menzies Health Institute, Queensland at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia


Biography


Prof. Wendy Moyle is a registered nurse and Program Director of the Menzies Health Institute, Queensland at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. Her research focuses on finding evidence for best practice and in particular in care of people with dementia and their family carers. Her research aims to improve quality of life and to manage behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) using controlled trials to test psychosocial interventions. She recently completed the largest and most rigorous trial of a social robot in dementia care. Within her social robotics laboratory, she evaluates new and existing technologies and she works internationally with engineers and IT specialists in the development of new technologies.




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Abstract


Telepresence: Reality or fantasy for carers of people with dementia?


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