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Dr Mikaela Jorgensen is a research fellow in 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. She collaborates on a number of projects with aged care providers, Primary Health Networks, the acute care sector and older Australians, with a focus on information and communication technology to monitor and improve wellbeing for those living at home.

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 2019

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
Social Participation
Quality of Life
Needs Assessment
Focus Groups
Open Access

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
physical therapy
Physical therapy
nursing homes
systematic review

Big data analytics meets aged care: how electronic data systems can drive aged care quality

Jorgensen, M., Lind, K. E., Georgiou, A. & Westbrook, J., Dec 2018, The Health advocate : the official magazine of the Australian Healthcare &​ Hospitals Association, 51, p. 44-45 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticleResearch

Integrating social engagement instruments into Australian community aged care assessments to enhance service provision

Siette, J., Georgiou, A., Jorgensen, M., O'Donnell, C. & Westbrook, J., Nov 2018, In : Health and Social Care in the Community. 26, 6, p. 810-818 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Social Participation
Home Care Services