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Assoc. Prof. Jenneke Foottit Name: Assoc. Prof. Jenneke Foottit
Associate Professor
+617 3623 7670
Organisational Area
Faculty of Health Sciences
Nursing (Brisbane)
Building(Bldg.208 - 1100 Nudgee Road, Banyo QLD 4014)-Level 2-Room2.09
Biographical Information

Registered nurse

PhD: Wellness in older adults


Foottit, J & Anderson, D. Associations between perception of wellness and health-related quality of life, comorbidities, modifiable lifestyel factors and demographics in older Australians. Australasian Journal of Ageing, 31(1): 22-7

Hines, S., McCrow, J., Abbey, J., Foottit, J., Wilson, J., Franklin, S., Beattie, E. (2011): The effectiveness and appropriateness of a palliative approach to care for people with advanced dementia: a systematic review. JBI Library of Systematic Reviews.

Foottit, J., Abbey, J., Anderson, D. (2009): Doing and Being: Wellness in older women. Academic poster presentation, International Congress of the International association of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Paris, France.

Foottit, J., Abbey, J., Anderson, D. (2008). A pain in the ... Academic poster presentation 28th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Pain Society, Perth Australia

Foottit, J., Abbey, J., Anderson, D (2007). Wellness in older adults. Academic poster presentation, Regional Congress of the International Association of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Beijing, China


Research interests:

Palliative care for people with end stage dementia

Examining nursing work patterns in relation to falls in Geriatric evaluation and management units


Care for people with late stage dementia

Appropriate teaching strategies for nursing students, in particular care of older adults

Supporting the learning needs of students who enter university via alternative pathways

Inquiry Based Learning


At ACU since 2011

Clinical experience in a wide variety of settings - urban, rural, remote, international, hospital-based, home-based, residential aged care.

Teaching experience in wide variety of settings - in hospitals and residential facilities; at certificate, diploma and degree level, workshops, continuing education days

Professional Memberships

Member of the Australasian Association of Gerontology


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