Australian Palliative Care Conference 2017

Prof Deborah Parker

Professor of Aged Care (Dementia)

Deborah is the Professor of Aged Care (Dementia) in the Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney. She has received over $24 million in research funding. Her primary areas of research are palliative care for older people, dementia and health services evaluation in aged care. She was the lead investigator on the Palliative Approach Toolkit – an evidence based knowledge translation product that has been provided to every residential aged care facility in Australia.

Deborah is Vice President of Palliative Care NSW, Board Director of Carrington Care and a member of the Australian Association of Gerontology and Palliative Care Nurses Australia.