Our dementia research

The research of the Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre (CDPC) focuses on developing evidence-based guidelines and tools to implement best practice dementia care in the clinical, care and community environments on these themes:

Clinical Guidelines for Dementia

Care Environments and Quality of Life

Medication Management

Attitudes to Dementia

Planning, Decision-Making and Risk

Maintaining Function

Sustainable Workforce

Care Service Pathways


Evidence for change

The CDPC is an Australian multidisciplinary dementia research centre that focuses on translating evidence-based research to change and improve the care and quality of life of people with dementia.

The CDPC brings together people with dementia and their carers with researchers, clinicians, health care organisations, and industry partners to address areas of national interest in the care of people with dementia. See academic publications here.

CDPC is a part of the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney. Explore more research within our faculty.