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Jacqui is a Registered Nurse interested in aged care and chronic illness management. Jacqui completed her Doctor of Philosophy in 2017, thesis entitled ‘Improving older people’s experience in transitional care: co-design of TRANSITION’ for which she was awarded the HESTA Award for Research Scholarship for outstanding research scholarship by a domestic PhD student at the Deakin University School of Nursing and Midwifery. From 2008 to 2018, Jacqui taught at Deakin University in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs in community health, research methods and chronic illness care. She commenced at Monash University in early 2019 and teaches in the undergraduate and post graduate programs.

Research interests

  • Healthcare services
  • Community health
  • Aged care
  • Chronic illness 
  • Post-doctoral research programs: transitional care for older people living with chronic illness; shared decision-making 

Community service

  • Public Health Association of Australia, Primary Health Care Special Interest Group Committee member
  • Australian Association of Gerontology, Vic Branch Committee member
  • Sigma Theta Tau member

Education/Academic qualification

Nursing, Diploma of Applied Science Nursing, Lincoln Institute

Nursing, Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University

Higher education, Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University

Psychology, Master of Psychology (Counselling Psychology), Swinburne University of Technology

Psychology, Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Deakin University

Social Theory, Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Melbourne

Research area keywords

  • Transitional care
  • Shared decision-making
  • Community aged care

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Projects 2020 2021

CNT: Supporting carers' navigation of older adults' care transitions

Allen, J., Livingston, P. M., Hutchinson, A., Brown, R. & Lobchuk, M.

Australian Association of Gerontology


Project: Research

Research Output 2002 2019

  • 16 Article
  • 2 Review Article
  • 1 Commissioned Report
  • 1 Comment / Debate

Semistructured interviews regarding patients' perceptions of Choosing Wisely and shared decision-making: an Australian study

Allen, J., King, R., Goergen, S. K., Melder, A., Neeman, N., Hadley, A. & Hutchinson, A., 28 Aug 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 8, 8 p., e031831.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)

User experience and care for older people transitioning from hospital to home: Patients’ and carers’ perspectives

Allen, J., Hutchinson, A. M., Brown, R. & Livingston, P. M., 1 Apr 2018, In : Health Expectations. 21, 2, p. 518-527 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Improving documentation at transitions of care for complex patients

Manias, E., Bucknall, T., Hutchinson, A., Botti, M. & Allen, J., May 2017, Sydney, NSW: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC). 142 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportResearch

Open Access
16 Citations (Scopus)

User Experience and Care Integration in Transitional Care for Older People from Hospital to Home: A Meta-Synthesis

Allen, J., Hutchinson, A. M., Brown, R. & Livingston, P. M., 1 Jan 2017, In : Qualitative Health Research. 27, 1, p. 24-36 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

Community Aged Care Case Managers Transitioning to Consumer Directed Care: More Than Procedural Change Required

Laragy, C. & Allen, J., 3 Apr 2015, In : Australian Social Work. 68, 2, p. 212-227 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review