Craig Sinclair

Dr, BA BSc W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M709), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 267 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
20062019
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Personal profile

Biography

Graduated from UWA in 2004 with a BA/BSc. (Hons Psych.). Completed a PhD in Psychology at UWA in 2009, before moving to Albany in 2010 and taking up a research position in the Rural Clinical School of WA.

Future research

Future research projects include: continued work aimed at understanding the factors which influence the decision to engage in advance care planning, research into medical decision making and supporting legal capacity among older adults.

Funding overview

Research projects have been funded through the Rural Clinical School of WA, and the State Health Research Advisory Committee (SHRAC)

Previous positions

Research officer at Centre for Clinical Research in Neuropsychiatry (UWA) during 2009.

Current projects

Investigating the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of targeted advance care planning interventions among patients with severe respiratory disease in a metropolitan tertiary hospital and in a rural setting.

Advance care planning in residential aged care facilities

Teaching overview

Supervising undergraduate medical students in Rural Health Research Option Units (RMED3401/3402 and RMED4401/4402)

Research

Rural and remote health, cancer and palliative care, advance care planning, clinical practice improvement, rural mental health, health promotion, arts/health

Keywords

  • Advance care planning
  • Palliative care
  • Ethics and law in end of life care
  • Online mental health resources
  • Qualitative research methods

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Projects 2013 2019

Research Output 2006 2019

Developing a Research Agenda for Adult Palliative Care: A Modified Delphi Study

Sullivan, R., Ugalde, A., Sinclair, C. & Breen, L. J., 21 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Palliative Medicine. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

How couples with dementia experience healthcare, lifestyle, and everyday decision-making

Sinclair, C., Gersbach, K., Hogan, M., Bucks, R. S., Auret, K. A., Clayton, J. M., Agar, M. & Kurrle, S., 25 May 2018, In : International Psychogeriatrics. 30, 11, p. 1639-1647 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Dementia
Life Style
Decision Making
Delivery of Health Care
Spouses

Planning ahead in all areas

Mathers, N. & Sinclair, C., 18 Jan 2018, Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care. 2nd ed. London: Oxford University Press, Vol. UK. p. 281-292

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Planning for the rest-of-life, not end-of-life: Reframing advance care planning for people with dementia

Yapp, G., Sinclair, C., Kelly, A., Williams, K. & Agar, M., Aug 2018, Dementia as Social Experience: Valuing Life and Care. Macdonald, G. & Mears, J. (eds.). United Kingdom: Routledge, p. 134-155 (Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter