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Biography

Dr Mikaela Jorgensen is a research fellow and coordinator of the Aged Care Evaluation and Research Team at the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University. She is passionate about improving the care and outcomes of older adults across the health and aged care systems.

Mikaela has expertise in the management and analysis of large and linked routinely-collected administrative health datasets. Her clinical background is in allied health and she has experience as a community care worker.

She leads and collaborates on a number of projects with aged care providers, Primary Health Networks, the acute care sector, government agencies, peak bodies and older Australians, with a focus on information and communication technology to monitor and improve wellbeing for those living at home.

Mikaela is currently seconded part time to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety as Assistant Director in the Data and Research team.

Twitter: @mikaelajorgensn

 

Research interests

  • Aged care
  • Older adults' health and wellbeing
  • Big data and data analytics
  • Digital technology
  • Health services research
  • Health equity
  • Evidence-based policy and practice

Education/Academic qualification

Public Health, PhD, University of Sydney

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Projects 2017 2019

Research Outputs 2009 2020

Home Care Services
Chi-Square Distribution

Ageing well: evaluation of social participation and quality of life tools to enhance community aged care (study protocol)

Brett, L., Georgiou, A., Jorgensen, M., Siette, J., Scott, G., Gow, E., Luckett, G. & Westbrook, J., 12 Mar 2019, In : BMC Geriatrics. 19, 1, p. 1-8 8 p., 78.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Social Participation
Quality of Life
Needs Assessment
Focus Groups
Interviews
Open Access
File

At the grassroots of home and community-based aged care: strategies for successful consumer engagement

Brett, L., Siette, J., Nguyen, A., Jorgensen, M., Miao, M., Westbrook, J., Lee, W., Gow, E., Hourihan, F. & Georgiou, A., 21 Nov 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 11, p. 1-7 7 p., e028754.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Organizational Policy
Social Participation
Research
Quality of Life

The use of physiotherapy in nursing homes internationally: a systematic review

Brett, L., Noblet, T., Jorgensen, M. & Georgiou, A., 1 Jan 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 7, p. 1-16 16 p., e0219488.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
physical therapy
Physical therapy
nursing homes
Nursing
systematic review

Press / Media

Home care reforms leaving most vulnerable behind

Mikaela Jorgensen

12/11/19

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research