Susan Kurrle Nov 2019
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Prof Susan Kurrle

Geriatrician, NSW

Susan Kurrle is a geriatrician practising at Hornsby Kuring-gai Hospital in northern Sydney and at Batemans Bay Hospital in southern NSW. Susan is the Clinical Network Director for Rehabilitation and Aged Care in Northern Sydney Local Health District and she holds the Curran Chair in Health Care of Older People in the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney. Susan’s research and practice interests centre on dementia and frailty, successful ageing, and improving care for older people in residential care. She was involved as medical adviser and commentator for the award-winning ABC documentary series ‘Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds’, and has been working on implementing a similar model of intergenerational care in residential aged care facilities and community centres across Australia.

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