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Keith Hill has commenced as Director of the Rehabilitation, Ageing and Independent Living (RAIL) research centre at Monash University, Melbourne, in July 2019. Prior to this he was at Curtin University, as Head of the School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science for 6 and a 1/2 years, and one year as Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor of the Faculty of Health Sciences. He is a physiotherapist and senior researcher, with particular expertise in falls prevention, exercise for older people, ageing and rehabilitation. Current projects include use of sensor technology to reduce falls in hospitals, evaluation of a program to support caregivers of older people discharged from hospital, and physical activity to improve health outcomes for older people, including Indigenous Australians.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, The University of Melbourne

Grad Dip Physio (Neurology), La Trobe University

BAppSc(Physio), Lincoln Institute of Health Sciences

1 Mar 197630 Aug 1980

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Research Output 1997 2019

Are osteoporotic vertebral fractures or forward head posture associated with performance-based measures of balance and mobility?

Ziebart, C., Gibbs, J. C., McArthur, C., Papaioannou, A., Mittmann, N., Laprade, J., Kim, S., Khan, A., Kendler, D. L., Wark, J. D., Thabane, L., Scherer, S. C., Prasad, S., Hill, K. D., Cheung, A. M., Bleakney, R. R., Ashe, M. C., Adachi, J. D. & Giangregorio, L. M., 26 Jun 2019, In : Archives of Osteoporosis. 14, 1, 10 p., 67.

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Avaliação do analfabetismo funcional em saúde em cuidadores de idosos brasileiros

de Almeida, K. M. V., Toye, C., Silveira, L. V. D. A., Slatyer, S., Hill, K. & Jacinto, A. F., Apr 2019, In : Dementia e Neuropsychologia. 13, 2, p. 180-186 7 p.

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Open Access

Caregivers' experiences of a home support program after the hospital discharge of an older family member: A qualitative analysis

Slatyer, S., Aoun, S. M., Hill, K. D., Walsh, D., Whitty, D. & Toye, C., 11 Apr 2019, In : BMC Health Services Research. 19, 1, 10 p., 220.

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Open Access

Development and pilot testing of the “focus on the person” form: Supporting care transitions for people with dementia

Burton, E., Slatyer, S., Bronson, M., Nichols, P., Quested, E., Hill, A., Maher, S., Aoun, S., Hill, K. D., Kuno, Y. & Toye, C., Aug 2019, In : Dementia. 18, 6, p. 2018-2035 18 p.

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Effectiveness of an Ambient Intelligent Geriatric Management system (AmbIGeM) to prevent falls in older people in hospitals: Protocol for the AmbIGeM stepped wedge pragmatic trial

Visvanathan, R., Ranasinghe, D. C., Wilson, A., Lange, K., Dollard, J., Boyle, E., Karnon, J., Raygan, E., Maher, S., Ingram, K., Pazhvoor, S., Hoskins, S. & Hill, K., Jun 2019, In : Injury Prevention. 25, 3, p. 157-165 9 p.

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