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Dr Elaine Fielding

Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing

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Name
Dr Elaine Fielding
Position(s)
Senior Research Fellow
Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Nursing - CDA
Discipline *
Nursing
Phone
+61 7 3138 5772
Fax
+61 7 3138 5941
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD in Sociology (University of Wisconsin System, Madison)

Keywords

Quantitative Statistics, Dementia, Research Methodology, Respite Care, Carers, Quality of Life

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Dr Fielding received a PhD in Sociology with specialisations in Demography and Research Methods and Statistics in 1993. Since then, she has served as a methodological and statistical consultant on a large number of complex social research projects, especially those involving surveys.  In 2008 she took a position as a Senior Researcher at the Dementia Collaborative Research Centre at the Queensland University of Technology and is currently a Senior Research Fellow there. In 2011-12, she led a national survey project to study usage of, and satisfaction with, respite services by carers of people with dementia in Australia.  She is currently involved in a project led by Dr Maria O’Reilly which tests a transition support intervention to improve the residential respite experience of people with dementia and their carers.  Other projects include: 1) a knowledge translation project to produce materials (paper, online, etc.) to help carers be aware of, and choose between, respite choices (lead investigator); 2) carers’ experience of the transition period when the person with dementia they care for moves into permanent residential care (lead investigator–currently recruiting); and 3) a large, national study of quality of life of people with dementia in residential care (supervisor of data management and statistical analysis).

This information has been contributed by Dr Elaine Fielding.

Publications

For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Funding Award
Reference year
2013
Details
Fielding, E., O'Reilly, M. & Beattie, E. Residential Placement Transitions: Understanding the Experiences of Carers of People with Dementia
Type
Funding Award
Reference year
2012
Details
Beattie, E., Dutton, T., Fielding, E. Impacting the quality of care of people with dementia in the acute hospital setting: An educational intervention.
Type
Funding Award
Reference year
2012
Details
O¿Reilly, M., Beattie, E., Neville, C., Fielding, E., Gresham, M. A person-centred model of residential respite care: The Transition Support Person Centred Care Program (TS-PCC).
Type
Funding Award
Reference year
2012
Details
Beattie, E., Moyle, W., Nay, R., Horner, B., Chenoweth, L., O¿Reilly, M., Fielding, E. Quality of life and quality of care for people with dementia in residential care facilities (Dementia-QoLCare)
Type
Funding Award
Reference year
2012
Details
Beattie, E., Gresham, M., Fielding, E., Neville, C. A national survey of research in residential aged care: Activity, access and issues
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2014
Details
Bachelor of Arts (Sociology)- awarded Magna Cum Laude (graduated in top 5%)and invited to be a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honour society

Supervision