School of Nursing

Healthy Ageing Research Group


Our mission is to provide research and education that improves the wellbeing of older people who access health services. We aim to ensure that aged care research is used to inform health service organisation and delivery by:

  • Having a focus on translational and applied research.
  • Assisting the aged care sector to develop and implement services.
  • Engaging older people and their families/whanau in developing support programmes.
  • Using research to grow competent service professionals in the aged care sector. sector.
  • Providing educational resources for older people and those involved in their care.
  • Taking a collaborative approach toward research and consultancy.
  • Encouraging co-ordination between primary and secondary care and residential services.