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Fisher AC; Cheung SC; O'Connor CMC; Piguet O, 2023, 'The Acceptability and Usefulness of Positive Behaviour Support Education for Family Carers of People With Frontotemporal Dementia: A Pilot Study.', J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol, vol. 36, pp. 73 - 83,

Jeon Y-H; Krein L; O'Connor CMC; Mowszowski L; Duffy S; Seeher K; Rauch A, 2022, 'A systematic review of quality dementia clinical guidelines for the development of WHO's Package of Interventions for rehabilitation.', Gerontologist,

O’Connor CMC; Liddle J; O’Reilly M; Meyer C; Cartwright J; Chisholm M; Conway E; Fielding E; Fox A; MacAndrew M; Schnitker L; Travers C; Watson K; While C; Bail K, 2022, 'Advocating the rights of people with dementia to contribute to research: Considerations for researchers and ethics committees', Australasian Journal on Ageing, vol. 41, pp. 309 - 313,

Bennett S; Travers C; Liddle J; O'Connor C; Low LF; Laver K; Clemson L; O'Reilly M; Beattie E; Smith S; Gitlin L, 2022, 'Barriers and enablers to the delivery and implementation of the tailored activity programme in Australia: Perspectives of occupational therapists and their managers', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal,

O’Connor CMC; Rowlands A; Poulos CJ, 2022, 'Development of an assessment guide to evaluate meaningful outcomes for people living with dementia who are engaged in reablement programs', Disability and Rehabilitation, vol. 44, pp. 6042 - 6054,

O’Connor CMC; Fisher A; Cheung SC; Caga J; Piguet O, 2022, 'Supporting behaviour change in younger-onset dementia: mapping the needs of family carers in the community', Aging and Mental Health, vol. 26, pp. 2252 - 2261,

O’Connor CMC; Gresham M; Poulos RG; Hudson W; Jackman J; Clemson L; McGilton KS; Cameron ID; Radoslovich H; Poulos CJ, 2022, 'Translating reablement research for dementia practice: development of a handbook using implementation science', Disability and Rehabilitation, vol. 44, pp. 1524 - 1536,

Low LF; Laver K; Lawler K; Swaffer K; Bahar-Fuchs A; Bennett S; Blair A; Burton J; Callisaya M; Cations M; MC O'Connor C; Gresham M; Lewin G; Messent P; Poulos CJ; Wesson J; Scott TL; Rees G, 2021, 'We need a model of health and aged care services that adequately supports Australians with dementia', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 214, pp. 66 - 68.e1,

O’Connor CMC; Mioshi E; Kaizik C; Fisher A; Hornberger M; Piguet O, 2021, 'Positive behaviour support in frontotemporal dementia: A pilot study', Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, vol. 31, pp. 507 - 530,

Poulos R; Harkin D; Beattie E; Cunningham C; O'Connor C; Poulos C, 2021, 'Arts on Prescription @ Home: Home-delivered Participatory Art Pilot to Support Wellbeing in Dementia Carer and Care Recipient Dyads', The Journal of Aging and Social Change, vol. 11, pp. 33 - 49,

Bennett S; Travers C; Liddle J; Smith S; Clemson L; O'reilly M; Allen M; Laver K; Beattie E; Low LF; O'connor C; Gitlin LN, 2020, 'Acceptability and willingness to participate in the Tailored Activity Program: perceptions of people living with dementia, their care partners and health professionals', Brain Impairment, vol. 21, pp. 259 - 273,

Harkin DJ; O'Connor CMC; Birch MR; Poulos CJ, 2020, 'Perspectives of Australian family carers of people with dementia on the 'cottage' model of respite: Compared to traditional models of residential respite provided in aged care facilities', Health and Social Care in the Community, vol. 28, pp. 850 - 861,

O'Connor CMC; Gresham M; Poulos RG; Clemson L; McGilton KS; Cameron ID; Hudson W; Radoslovich H; Jackman J; Poulos CJ, 2020, 'Understanding in the Australian aged care sector of reablement interventions for people living with dementia: A qualitative content analysis', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 20, pp. 140,

O’Connor CM; Clemson L; Brodaty H; Low LF; Jeon YH; Gitlin LN; Piguet O; Mioshi E, 2019, 'The tailored activity program (TAP) to address behavioral disturbances in frontotemporal dementia: a feasibility and pilot study', Disability and Rehabilitation, vol. 41, pp. 299 - 310,

Mackenzie L; Lovarini M; Price T; Clemson L; Tan A; O’Connor C, 2018, 'An evaluation of the fall prevention practice of community-based occupational therapists working in primary care', British Journal of Occupational Therapy, vol. 81, pp. 463 - 473,

Yassuda MS; Lima da Silva TB; O’Connor CM; Mekala S; Alladi S; Bahia VS; Almaral-Carvalho V; Guimaraes HC; Caramelli P; Balthazar MLF; Damasceno B; Brucki SMD; Nitrini R; Hodges JR; Piguet O; Mioshi E, 2018, 'Apathy and functional disability in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia', Neurology: Clinical Practice, vol. 8, pp. 120 - 128,

Poulos RG; Gresham M; O'Connor CM; Poulos CJ, 2018, 'Bridging the gap: From reablement policy to practice for people with dementia', Alzheimer's and Dementia: Translational Research and Clinical Interventions, vol. 4, pp. 508 - 509,

O'Connor CM; Landin-Romero R; Clemson L; Kaizik C; Daveson N; Hodges JR; Hsieh S; Piguet O; Mioshi E, 2017, 'Behavioral-variant frontotemporal dementia', Neurology, vol. 89, pp. 570 - 577,

Clemson L; O’Connor C; Brodaty H; Jeon Y; Mioshi E; Low L; Gitlin LN, 2017, 'INTRODUCING TAP TO THE AUSTRALIAN HEALTH CONTEXT: A PILOT STUDY', Innovation in Aging, vol. 1, pp. 1332 - 1333,

Kaizik C; Caga J; Camino J; O'Connor CM; McKinnon C; Oyebode JR; Piguet O; Hodges JR; Mioshi E, 2017, 'Factors Underpinning Caregiver Burden in Frontotemporal Dementia Differ in Spouses and their Children', Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, vol. 56, pp. 1109 - 1117,

O'Connor CM; Clemson L; Hornberger M; Leyton CE; Hodges JR; Piguet O; Mioshi E, 2016, 'Longitudinal change in everyday function and behavioral symptoms in frontotemporal dementia', Neurology: Clinical Practice, vol. 6, pp. 419 - 428,

O'Connor CM; Clemson L; Flanagan E; Kaizik C; Brodaty H; Hodges JR; Piguet O; Mioshi E, 2016, 'The Relationship between Behavioural Changes, Cognitive Symptoms, and Functional Disability in Primary Progressive Aphasia: A Longitudinal Study', Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, vol. 42, pp. 215 - 226,

O'Connor CM; Clemson L; Brodaty H; Gitlin LN; Piguet O; Mioshi E, 2016, 'Enhancing caregivers understanding of dementia and tailoring activities in frontotemporal dementia: Two case studies', Disability and Rehabilitation, vol. 38, pp. 704 - 714,

O'Connor CM; Clemson L; Hornberger M; Leyton CE; Hodges JR; Piguet O; Mioshi E, 2016, 'O3‐11‐03: The Longitudinal Interplay of Behavioral Symptoms and Functional Decline in Frontotemporal Dementia', Alzheimer's & Dementia, vol. 12, pp. P314 - P314,

Toit SHJD; O'Connor CM, 2015, 'Modified activities acted as a mediator to facilitate engagement and address the needs and personal preferences of people with dementia', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, vol. 62, pp. 453 - 454,

Hsieh S; Leyton CE; Caga J; Flanagan E; Kaizik C; OConnor CM; Kiernan MC; Hodges JR; Piguet O; Mioshi E, 2015, 'The evolution of caregiver burden in frontotemporal dementia with and without amyotrophic lateral sclerosis', Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, vol. 49, pp. 875 - 885,

O'Connor CM; Clemson L; Flanagan E; Kaizik C; Hodges JR; Piguet O; Brodaty H; Mioshi E, 2015, 'O3‐10‐05: Trajectories of functional decline and behavioral changes in primary progressive aphasia', Alzheimer's & Dementia, vol. 11, pp. P242 - P243,

O'Connor CM; Clemson L; Brodaty H; Hodges JR; Piguet O; Gitlin LN; Mioshi E, 2015, 'P4‐154: The tailored activities program (TAP) for the management of frontotemporal dementia: A case study', Alzheimer's & Dementia, vol. 11, pp. P837 - P838,

O'Connor CM; Ahmed S; Mioshi E, 2014, 'Functional disability in primary progressive aphasia', Aphasiology, vol. 28, pp. 1131 - 1149,

O'Connor CM; Clemson L; Brodaty H; Jeon YH; Mioshi E; Gitlin LN, 2014, 'Use of the Tailored Activities Program to reduce neuropsychiatric behaviors in dementia: An Australian protocol for a randomized trial to evaluate its effectiveness', International Psychogeriatrics, vol. 26, pp. 857 - 869,

O'Connor CM; Clemson L; da Silva TBL; Piguet O; Hodges JR; Mioshi E, 2013, 'Enhancement of carer skills and patient function in the non-pharmacological management of frontotemporal dementia (FTD): A call for randomised controlled studies', Dementia e Neuropsychologia, vol. 7, pp. 143 - 150,

Mekala S; Alladi S; Chandrasekar K; Fathima S; O'Connor CM; Mckinnon C; Hornberger M; Piguet O; Hodges JR; Mioshi E, 2013, 'Cultural differences are reflected in variables associated with carer burden in FTD', Dementia and Neuropsychologia, vol. 7, pp. 104 - 109,

Cushing N; Jang J; O Connor CM; Burrell JR; Clemson L; Hodges JR; Mioshi E, 2013, 'Disability in atypical parkinsonian syndromes is more dependent on memory dysfunction than motor symptoms', Parkinsonism & Related Disorders, vol. 19, pp. 436 - 440,

Mioshi E; Mckinnon C; Savage S; O'Connor CM; Hodges JR, 2013, 'improving burden and coping skills in frontotemporal dementia caregivers: A pilot study', Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders, vol. 27, pp. 84 - 86,

Mckinnon C; O'Connor CC; Savage S; Hodges JR; Mioshi E, 2013, 'Qualitative results of a structured group program for carers of people with frontotemporal dementia', International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol. 28, pp. 216 - 218,

O'Connor CM; Smith R; Nott MT; Lorang C; Mathews RM, 2011, 'Using video simulated presence to reduce resistance to care and increase participation of adults with dementia', American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias, vol. 26, pp. 317 - 325,

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