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Dementia Care Research

Total amount granted: $739,000 since 2013

This grant round was renamed from Medical Research to Dementia Care Research in 2018.

Total number of grants: 9

Type of Grant Round: By invitation only. This round will re-open in FY21.

What are the objectives?

We want to fund research:

  • aimed at managing behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia
  • aimed at empowering people with dementia
  • to help people with dementia maintain their independence and keep active
  • that investigates non-drug therapies
  • that examine effective ways to support carers of people with dementia
  • that readily translates into practical outcomes
  • that will ultimately help Victorians

The program is NOT aimed at research into:

  • primary prevention
  • origins of dementia and related neurodegenerative disease
  • disease mechanisms and models
  • disease definitions

FY2019 Recipient

Organisation Title Amount
National Ageing Research Institute Avoidable Hospitalisation for People Living with Dementia: Identifying Patterns and Barriers $77,530

Download Dementia Care Research Grant Guidelines

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