Our People

Led by Professor Yun-Hee Jeon from the University of Sydney, the REACH Network is an interdisciplinary group of people. They have a range of clinical, professional and personal experiences and share a common interest in rehabilitation for people living with mild cognitive impairment and dementia in aged care homes in Australia.

Read more about the Team of academics, consumers, partner leads and the project team who are involved:

Academics & Consumers

Prof Yun-hee Jeon
Gerontological Nursing
University of Sydney
Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Gerontological Nursing
Queensland University of Technology
Prof Leanne Togher
Speech Pathology Professor
University of Sydney
Prof Marc Stears
Policy
University College London
Prof Margaret Allman-Farinelli
Nutrition/Dietetics
University of Sydney
Prof Keith Hill
Physiotherapy
Monash University
Dr Loren Mowszowski
Neuropsychology
University of Sydney
Prof Tracy Comans
Health Economics
University of Queensland
Prof Sarah Hilmer
Pharmacogeriatrician
University of Sydney
Dr Claire O’Connor
Occupational Therapy
University of New South Wales
Prof Lindy Clemson
Occupational Therapy
University of Sydney
Dr Jennifer Hewitt
Physiotherapy
University of Sydney
Ms Judith Fethney
Biostatistics
University of Sydney
Dr Karen Watson
Gerontological Nursing
University of Sydney
Dr Fiona O’Leary
Nutrition/Dietetics
University of Sydney
Dr Margaret MacAndrew
Gerontological Nursing
Queensland University of Technology
Dr Jacqueline Wesson
Occupational Therapy
University of Sydney
Professor Jane Conway
Nursing & Education Design
John Quinn

Associate Investigator and Consumer Representative

University of Sydney

Glenys Petrie

Associate Investigator and Consumer Representative

University of Sydney

Partner Leads

Dr Tony Hobbs
Senior Medical Advisor Aged Care
Calvary
karn Nelson
Executive General Manager Strategy and Innovation
Whiddon
Dr David Sykes
Director, Centre for Dementia Learning
Dementia Australia
Anne Liddell
Senior Policy Manager
Aged & Community Care Providers Association (ACCPA)

Project Staff

Sophia Little
Project Coordinator
Virginia (Ginny) Winter
Clinical Assessor and Project Coordinator
Kimberley Bassett
Clinical Assessor