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IPREP WA is a new initiative to support research engagement between the universities and industries of Western Australia.

The program will involve interdisciplinary teams of PhD students, from all five WA universities, working on a short-term project with an industry partner – including business, government and community groups.

SCC (WA) Inc. is proud to participate in this innovative research program with a focus on seeking insights into delivering improved health and wellness outcomes for our ageing community.

Research Project – October – December 2015

Loneliness in older people

Project summary

The purpose of this research program is to investigate solutions for successful socialisation and lifestyle programs for older people to assist with dealing with loneliness. Considering groups of ageing population that includes people with wheelchairs, independent ageing, people living with dementia, mental health issues such socially anxious etc, explore recommendations for activities, locations, transport options of ideal social calendars / programs for older people.

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