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Preti C; Poulos CJ; Poulos RG; Reynolds NL; Rowlands AC; Flakelar K; Raguz A; Valpiani P; Faux SG; O’Connor CMC, 2024, 'Specialised residential care for older people subject to homelessness: experiences of residents and staff of a new aged care home in Australia', BMC Geriatrics, 24,

O'Connor CMC; Poulos RG; Preti C; Heldon M; Barclay L; Beattie E; Poulos CJ, 2024, 'Steps to implementation: Understanding barriers and enablers for implementing Arts on Prescription at Home for people impacted by dementia', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 35, pp. 110 - 121,

O’Connor CMC; Poulos RG; Sharma A; Preti C; Reynolds NL; Rowlands AC; Flakelar K; Raguz A; Valpiani P; Faux SG; Boyer M; Close JCT; Gupta L; Poulos CJ; O'Connor C, 2023, 'An Australian aged care home for people subject to homelessness: health, wellbeing and cost–benefit', BMC Geriatrics, 23, pp. 253,

Poulos RG; Cole AM; Warner KN; Faux SG; Nguyen TA; Kohler F; Un FC; Alexander T; Capell JT; Hilvert DR; O’Connor CM; Poulos CJ, 2023, 'Developing a model for rehabilitation in the home as hospital substitution for patients requiring reconditioning: a Delphi survey in Australia', BMC Health Services Research, 23,

Poisson VO; Poulos RG; Withall AL; Reilly A; Emerson L; O’Connor CMC, 2023, 'A mixed method study exploring gender differences in dementia caregiving', Dementia, 22, pp. 1862 - 1885,

Jeon YH; Krein L; O’Connor CMC; Mowszowski L; Duffy S; Seeher K; Rauch A, 2023, 'A Systematic Review of Quality Dementia Clinical Guidelines for the Development of WHO’s Package of Interventions for Rehabilitation', Gerontologist, 63, pp. 1536 - 1555,

O'Connor CM; Poulos CJ; Kurrle S; Anstey KJ, 2023, 'Bridging the gap: Study protocol for development of an implementation strategy for evidence-informed reablement and rehabilitation for community-dwelling people with dementia', Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 108, pp. 104943,

Bennett S; Travers C; Liddle J; O'Connor C; Low LF; Laver K; Clemson L; O'Reilly M; Beattie E; Smith S; Gitlin L, 2023, '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, 70, pp. 218 - 232,

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', Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 36, pp. 73 - 83,

Fisher A; Connolly T; O’Connor C; Kelly G, 2022, 'Positive behaviour support for people with dementia', International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 37,

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, 41, pp. 309 - 313,

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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 12,

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, 62, pp. 453 - 454,

Hsieh S; Leyton CE; Caga J; Flanagan E; Kaizik C; OConnor CM; Kiernan MC; Hodges JR; Piguet O; Mioshi E; Leyton Moscoso C; O'Connor C, 2015, 'The evolution of caregiver burden in frontotemporal dementia with and without amyotrophic lateral sclerosis', Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 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, 11,

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, 11,

O'Connor CM; Ahmed S; Mioshi E, 2014, 'Functional disability in primary progressive aphasia', Aphasiology, 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, 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, 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; O''Connor C, 2013, 'Cultural differences are reflected in variables associated with carer burden in FTD', Dementia and Neuropsychologia, 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, 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, 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, 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, 26, pp. 317 - 325,

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