Position

Associate Professor
School of Nursing & Midwifery

Biography

Dr Lily Xiao has a teaching and research interest in the area of gerontological/geriatric nursing, nursing workforce development in aged care, cross-cultural and cross-national studies in the care of older people, transcultural nursing and continuing nursing education. Methodologies she used in research projects include qualitative studies, quantitative studies, critical ethnography and action research. She is a Fellow of Australian College of Nursing, a committee member of Australian Association of Gerontology SA and a member of editorial board of 'Nursing and Health Sciences'.

Qualifications

RN, MNg Flin, PhD Flin, FACN

Honours, awards and grants

  1. Xiao, L. 2013 South Australian Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards (research) winner.
  2. Xiao, L. 2003-2006, International Postgraduate Research Scholarship.
  3. Xiao, L. 2001, Outstanding Nurse Award, Department of Health, Sichuan Province, P.R. China.

Key responsibilities

Dr Lily Xiao's responsibilities in teaching, research, community and professional engagement are outlined in the following:

Teaching:

  1. Supervising PhD and Master’s students in research projects in the areas of (1) health care for older people, (2) dementia care and caregiver support, (3) chronic condition management, (4) education intervention for health professionals in dementia care and aged care, and (5) global health: health issues in developing countries and nursing workforce development to address these issues.
  2. Developing, coordinating and delivering topics in (1) health care for older people, (2) dementia care and (3) evidence-based practice in undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Research:

  1. Leading research teams to apply for research grants and implement research projects in the areas of (1) aged care workforce development, (2) dementia care and caregiver support, and (3) cross cultural care.
  2. Facilitating collaborative research projects with overseas universities through (1) research grant application, (2) co-supervision of Cotutelle PhD students and (3) cross-national comparative studies in aged care and dementia care.

Community and professional engagement:

  1. Developing partnership with (1) culturally and linguistically (CALD) diverse communities, (2) aged care service providers in community and residential care settings.
  2. Facilitating the uptake of research evidence by health care organisations.
  3. Contributing to global health, professional organisations and peer reviewed journals through a range of activities, for example, developing articles, Observer Series, reviewing reports and manuscripts.

Teaching interests

Teaching areas include a nursing practicum topic, evidence for healthcare practice in undergraduate programs and epidemiology for  health care practice, gerontological projects and nursing workforce development projects in postgraduate programs.

Topic Coordinator:

  • NURS8707  Nursing Care of Older People with Complex Health Needs
  • NURS9621  Epidemiology for Health Care Practice
  • NURS9710  The 3 Ds Dementia, Delirium and Depression

Topic Lecturer:

  • NURS8707  Nursing Care of Older People with Complex Health Needs
  • NURS9014  Independent study in master of nursing
  • NURS9614  Research project in master of nursing
  • NURS9621  Epidemiology for Health Care Practice

Research expertise

  • Nursing

Research interests

Research areas:

Dementia care including people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; Health care for older people; Workforce development; Transcultural nursing; Comparative studies of the care of older people in Australia and China; Comparative studies of nursing education in Australia and China.

Methodologies used:

Qualitative research using hermeneutics, case studies and narratives; Quantitative studies using randomised controlled trial and questionnaire survey; Critical theory applied to action research.

Recent research projects:

  1. 2012-2013: Improving support for caregivers of people with dementia from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds by strengthening community care services: a randomised controlled trial, Dementia Collaborative Research Centre (DCRC) Grant ($40,000). Project leader.
  2. 2013-2014: Consultant to evaluate a project titled "Clinical Mentoring: From Evidence-Base to Outcomes for Older People" funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing under the "Encouraging Better Practice in Aged Care (EBPAC) Initiative" (a total funding of $1,320,000). This project is led by Resthaven Inc. $196,100.
  3. 2014-2015: Relatives’ perspectives on the use of antipsychotic medications for the treatment of behaviourial and psychological symptoms in persons with dementia in residential aged care. Faculty Seeding Grant; $10,000, Co-chief investigator.
  4. 2015-2016: Nurse-led evidence-based guidelines and tools for cognitive screening, dementia diagnosis & caregiver coaching – a mixed methods feasibility study in China and Australia, $40,000 co-funded by Flinders University and the Third Military Medical University, Project leader.
  5. 2015-2017: Developing the multicultural workforce to improve the quality of care for residents, Australian Government Department of Social Services, $566,574, Project leader.
  6. 2015-2017: Prof Kostas Mavromaras, Prof Julie Ratcliffe, Dr Stephane Mahuteau, A/Prof Ann Harrington, A/Prof Lily Xiao, Dr Linda Isherwood. Determining the factors that will provide an aged care workforce for the future, Australian Research Council linkage (LP150100330), $195,000, Co-Chief investigator.

Supervisory interests

  • Aged care
  • Dementia care
  • International nurses/overseas educated nurses
  • Nursing education
  • Nursing practice and nursing education in China
  • Transcultural nursing

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Chronic health condition management (1) ; Establishment of community-based screen and intervention model for people with Alzheimer’s disease (1) ;

Associate supervisor : Educational interventions for ‘at risk’ nursing students in their final clinical placement (1) ; The experience of using Apps for persons with dementia in residential aged care (1) ;

Completion

Principal supervisor : Family caregivers’ perceived challenges when caring for family members with dementia and expectations of dementia care services in China by Dr Jing Wang (1) ; Effectiveness of a dementia education intervention for health professionals on dementia services by Dr Yao Wang (1) ;

Associate supervisor : Postnatal Urinary Incontinence in Kelantan, Malaysia: Prevalence, Perceptions and Experiences by Dr Dariah Mohd Yusoff (1) ; Developing Self Care Guidelines of Bowel Management for Community-dwelling Older People in Indonesia; by Dr I Gede Putu Darma Suyasa (1) ;

Publications

  • Ziaian, T. and Xiao, D. (2014). Cultural diversity in health care. In M Fedoruk & A Hofmeyer, ed. Becoming a Nurse: Transition to Practice. 2nd ed. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, pp. 35-50.
  • Blackman, I.R., Willis, E.M., Henderson, J.A., Toffoli, L.P., Xiao, D. and Verrall, C.C. (2015). Missed nursing care: Report to the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation: Tasmanian Branch. Bedford Park, South Australia: Flinders University.
  • Morey, W., Pavelic, S., Habel, L.L., Adams, V., Xiao, D. and Verbeeck, J.D. (2015). Aged Care Clinical Mentor Model of Change: Six Steps to Better Practice: A Guide for Implementing Clinical Change through Workforce Development. Unley, South Australia: Resthaven Incorporated.
    [Web Link]
  • Morey, W., Xiao, D., Pavelic, S., Habel, L.L., Verbeeck, J.D. and Adams, V. (2015). Clinical Mentoring: Final Report: from Evidence Base to Outcomes for Older People. Unley, South Australia: Resthaven Incorporated.
  • Willis, E.M., Blackman, I.R., Henderson, J.A., Xiao, D. and Toffoli, L.P. (2015). Rationed or missed nursing care: Report to the ANMF (Victorian Branch) Bedford Park, South Australia: Flinders University.
  • Xiao, D. (2016). Developing the multicultural workforce to improve the quality of care from residents from diverse backgrounds: Overview of symposium. SA Gerontology Conference 2016: from the ground up, connecting ageing research, policy and practice. Adelaide. May 2016.
  • Francis, A., De Bellis, A.M. and Xiao, D. (2015). Continence Nurse Advisors' assessment and management strategies for incontinence in home-dwelling older people with dementia. International Continence Society (ICS) 2015. Montreal, Canada. Oct 2015.
  • Wang, Y., Xiao, D. and He, G. (2015). The effectiveness of a dementia educational programme for health professionals in China. 10th International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) Asia/Oceania 2015 Congress. Chiang Mai, Thailand. Oct 2015.
  • Xiao, D. (2015). The impact of a clinical mentoring model on care staff in aged care. 10th International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) Asia/Oceania 2015 Congress. Chiang Mai, Thailand. Oct 2015.
  • Xiao, D. (2015). The impact of clinical mentors' leadership on quality improvement in aged care. The National Nursing Forum, Advancing Nurse Leadership. Brisbane, QLD. Oct 2015.
  • Chen, L., Xiao, D. and De Bellis, A. (2014). Challenges in utilising post-discharge rehabilitation services for first-time stroke survivors and caregivers. 47th Australian Association of Gerontology (AGG) National Conference. Adelaide, Australia. Nov 2014.
  • Timilsina, K., Xiao, D. and Belan, I. (2014). Job satisfaction of overseas-qualified nurses working in South Australian hospital. Australian College of Nursing (ACN), National Nursing Forum. Adelaide. Nov 2014.
  • Xiao, D., Willis, E. and Jeffers, L. (2014). Utilizing two-way learning in multicultural teams to promote culturally competent care. Australian College of Nursing (ACN), National Nursing Forum. Adelaide. Nov 2014.
  • Xiao, D., De Bellis, A., Kyriazopoulos, H. and Draper, B. (2014). The effectiveness of a personalised dementia caregiver support intervention for various migrant groups. 17th Asia Pacific Regional Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International. New Delhi, India. Nov 2014.
  • Xiao, D., De Bellis, A., Kyriazopoulos, H. and Draper, B. (2014). Dementia caregiving on physical and mental wellbeing: findings from CALD groups. 47th Australian Association of Gerontology (AGG) National Conference. Adelaide, Australia. Nov 2014.
  • Xiao, D., He, G., Paterson, J., Wang, Y., De Bellis, A., Wang, X., et al. (2013). Cross-national collaboration between Australia and China in dementia care education for health professionals. 2013 Xiangya International Nursing Conference. Changsha, Hunan Province, PR China. Jun 2013.
  • Habel, L.L., Xiao, D., De Bellis, A. and Kryazopoulos, H. (2013). Vietnamese carers' perceived barriers to utilisation of dementia care services in South Australia. Alzheimer's Australia Fifteenth National Conference. Hobart, Tasmania. May 2013.
  • De Bellis, A., Xiao, D. and Habel, L.L. (2013). Service providers' perspectives of the utilisation of community dementia care services for carers and persons with dementia (PWD) from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds. 10th International Conference on Greek Research. Flinders University, Adelaide, SA. Jun 2013.
  • Xiao, D., He, G., Paterson, J., Wang, Y., De Bellis, A., Wang, X., et al. (2013). Cross-national collaboration between Australia and China in dementia care education for health professionals. 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Seoul, Korea. Jun 2013.
  • Suyasa, I.G., Xiao, D., Lynn, P. and Paterson, J. (2012). Developing a self-care guideline for community-dwelling older people with faecal incontinence in Indonesia. In 1st World Congress on Healthy Ageing 2012. 1st World Congress on Healthy Ageing 2012. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Mar 2012.
  • Xiao, D., He, G., De Bellis, A.M., Wang, J. and Zeng, H. (2012). A comparative study of family caregivers' perceived challenges when caring for family members with dementia in Australia and China. The 15th Asia-Pacific Regional Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) and 2012 Annual Conference of Alzheimer's Disease Chinese (ADC) Beijing, China. Oct 2012.
  • Suyasa, I.G., Paterson, J., Xiao, D. and Lynn, P. (2011). Prevalence of constipation in community-dwelling older people in Indonesia. In Australian Gastroenterology Week. Australian Gastroenterology Week. Brisbane. Sep 2011.
  • Suyasa, I.G., Paterson, J., Xiao, D. and Lynn, P. (2011). Prevalence of faecal incontinence in community-dwelling older people in Indonesia. In 20th National Conference on Incontinence. 20th National Conference on Incontinence. Melbourne. Nov 2011.
  • Xiao, D., De Bellis, A., Bond, M. and Habel, L. (2011). Family caregivers' perspectives of barriers to service utilisation when caring for older people with dementia from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in South Australia. In Gerontology & Geriatrics 2011, Ninth Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Gerontology & Geriatrics 2011, Ninth Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Melbourne, Australia. Oct 2011.
  • Xiao, D., Shen, J., Wu, H., Ding, F., He, X. and Zhu, Y. (2011). An innovative continuing nursing education program targeting key geriatric conditions for hospitalised older people in China. In Gerontology & Geriatrics 2011, Ninth Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Gerontology & Geriatrics 2011, Ninth Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Melbourne, Australia. Oct 2011.
  • Xiao, D., Willis, E., Parish, K. and Jeffers, L. (2011). Social-cultural factors affecting the transcultural nursing among international nurses in Australia. In 37th Annual Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society. Exploring the World of Transcultural Nursing: Coming Together to Transform Health Care; 37th Annual Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society. Las Vegas, Nevada. Oct 2011.
  • Mohd Yusoff, D., Paterson, J.B., Belan, I. and Xiao, D. (2010). Urinary incontinence and cultural practices among postnatal women in Kelantan, Malaysia. In Book of Abstracts. Phuket, Thailand: Prince of Songkla University. the Diversity and Dynamic of Nursing Science and Art, the 2010 International Nursing Conference. Patong Beach, Phuket. Apr 2010.
  • Ranse, J., Lenson, S., Luther, M. and Xiao, D. (2010). H1N1 2009 influenza (human swine influenza): A descriptive study of the response of an influenza assessment clinic collaborating with an emergency department in Australia. In CENA 8th International Conference for Emergency Nurses. CENA 8th International Conference for Emergency Nurses. Canberra, ACT. Oct 2010.
  • Mohd Yusoff, D., Paterson, J.B., Belan, I. and Xiao, D. (2009). Urinary incontinence and cultural practices among post-natal women in Kelantan, Malaysia. In Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal : Abstracts from the 18th national conference on incontenence. Western Australia: Cambridge Publishing. 18th National Conference on Incontinence. Adelaide, South Australia. Nov 2009, pp. 100-101.
  • Paterson, J.B., Xiao, D., Henderson, J.A., Siegloff, L.M., Parry, Y.K. and Kelton, M.F. (2009). Partnership in Aged Care Education (PACE): a strategy to recruit and retain qualified nursing staff in Residential Aged Care (RAC) In Connecting the dots: geriatric nursing, education, and clinical simulation international conference. Connecting the Dots: Geriatric Nursing, Education, and Clinical Simulation International Conference. Durham, North Carolina. Apr 2009.
  • Xiao, D., Paterson, J.B., Henderson, J.A., Siegloff, L.M., Parry, Y.K. and Kelton, M.F. (2009). A longitudinal study of factors affecting nursing students' preference of working with older people. In Connecting the dots: geriatric nursing, education, and clinical simulation international conference. Connecting the Dots: Geriatric Nursing, Education, and Clinical Simulation International Conference. Durham, North Carolina. Apr 2009.
  • Paterson, J.B., Xiao, D., Henderson, J.A., Siegloff, L.M. and Kelton, M.F. (2007). A critical perspective of challenges and opportunities in aged care education in an undergraduate program. In 2007 Chengdu International Nursing Conference Abstracts. West China School of Nursing, Sichuan University. Building Excellence in Nursing through Networking and Innovation. Sichuan University, Chengu, China. Sep 2007, pp. 91-91.
    [Web Link]
  • Xiao, D. (2007). Facilitating positive changes in mandatory continuing nursing education through a critical sphere. In 2007 West China International Nursing Conference Abstracts. Building Excellence in Nursing through Networking and Innovation. Chengdu, China. Sep 2007, pp. 57-58.
  • Xiao, D., Paterson, J.B., De Bellis, A.M., Mitchell, P.F., Henderson, J.A. and Kelton, M.F. (2007). Partnership in Aged Care Education. In 8th Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics: Abstract Book. International Association of Gerontolgoy and Geriatrics. 8th Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Beijing, China. Oct 2007, pp. 187-187.
  • Xiao, D. and Morey, W. (2015). A partnership approach to evaluating evidence-based practice project in aged care. Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal, 22(7) pp. 37.
    [Web Link]
  • Xiao, D. (2013). Meeting the needs of family carers from CALD backgrounds. Australian Nursing Journal, 20(8) pp. 41.
    [Scopus] [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Yang, Y., Xiao, D., Cheng, H. and Zhu, J. (2009). Qualitative Study on Nursing Experiences of Wenchuan Earthquake Rescues. Nursing Journal of Chinese People's Liberation Army, 26(8A) pp. 5-7, 13.
  • Xiao, D. and Condon, J.A. (2005). Learning needs in continuing nursing education. Modern Nursing Education and Research, 2(2) pp. 78-85.
  • Xiao, D., De Bellis, A.M., Kyriazopoulos, H. and Draper, B. (2014). Improving support for caregivers of people with dementia from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds by strengthening community care services: a randomised controlled trial, Final Report, Dementia Collaborative Research Centre.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Chen, L., Xiao, D. and De Bellis, A.M. (2016). First-time stroke survivors and caregivers' perceptions of being engaged in rehabilitation. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 72(1) pp. 73-84.
    [10.1111/jan.12819] [Scopus]
  • Henderson, J.A., Willis, E.M., Xiao, D., Toffoli, L. and Verrall, C.C. (2016). Nurses’ perceptions of the impact of the Aged Care Reform on services for residents in multi-purpose services and residential aged care facilities in Rural Australia. Australasian Journal on Ageing,
    [10.1111/ajag.12343]
  • Lian, Y., Xiao, D. and Ren, H. (2016). Implications from the social ecosystem theory for the patient-centered supporting system for caregivers of Alzheimer's disease in China. Chinese General Practice, 19(9) pp. 997-1001.
    [10.3969/j]
  • Wang, Y., Xiao, D. and He, G. (2016). Health professionals' competencies in the caring of people with dementia. Chinese Journal of Gerontology, 5(36) pp. 2284-2286.
  • Xiao, D., De Bellis, A., Kyriazopoulos, H., Draper, B. and Ullah, S. (2016). The effect of a personalized dementia care intervention for caregivers from Australian minority groups. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias, 31(1) pp. 57-67.
    [10.1177/1533317515578256] [Scopus]
  • Xiao, D., Willis, E.M., Harrington, A.C., Gillham, D.M., De Bellis, A.M., Morey, W., et al. (2016). Residents and family members' perceptions of cultural diversity in aged care homes. Nursing and Health Sciences,
  • Yang, Y., Xiao, D., Ullah, S. and Deng, L. (2015). General practitioners' knowledge of ageing and attitudes towards older people in China. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 34(2) pp. 82-87.
    [10.1111/ajag.12105] [Scopus]
  • Yang, Y., Xiao, D., Deng, L., Wang, Y., Li, M. and Ullah, S. (2015). Nurse-led cognitive screening model for older adults in primary care. Geriatrics and Gerontology International, 15(6) pp. 721-728.
    [10.1111/ggi.12339] [Scopus]
  • Xiao, D., Habel, L. and De Bellis, A. (2015). Perceived challenges in dementia care by Vietnamese family caregivers and care workers in South Australia. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 30(3) pp. 333-352.
    [10.1007/s10823-015-9264-y]
  • Wang, Y., Xiao, D. and He, G. (2015). A comprehensive approach to psychometric assessment of instruments used in dementia educational interventions for health professionals: A cross-sectional study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52(2) pp. 568-577.
    [10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2014.11.011] [Scopus]
  • Suyasa, I.G.P., Xiao, D., Lynn, P., Skuza, P.P. and Paterson, J. (2015). Prevalence of faecal incontinence in community-dwelling older people in Bali, Indonesia. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 34(2) pp. 127-133.
    [10.1111/ajag.12141] [Scopus]
  • Wang, J., Xiao, D., Li, X., De Bellis, A.M. and Ullah, S. (2015). Caregiver distress and associated factors in dementia care in the community setting in China. Geriatric Nursing, 36(5) pp. 348-354.
    [10.1016/j.gerinurse.2015.04.013]
  • Xiao, D., Wang, J., He, G., De Bellis, A., Verbeeck, J.D. and Kyriazopoulos, H. (2014). Family caregiver challenges in dementia care in Australia and China: a critical perspective. BMC Geriatrics, 14(6)
    [10.1186/1471-2318-14-6] [Scopus]
  • Willis, E. and Xiao, D. (2014). Liminality, the Australian state and Asian nurse immigrants. Health, Culture and Society, 6(1) pp. 33-46.
    [10.5195/hcs.2014.118]
  • Wang, J., Xiao, D., Wang, Y. and He, G. (2014). Dementia family caregiver burden and coping strategies. Chinese Journal of Gerontology, 34(8) pp. 2295-2298.
  • Wang, J., Xiao, D., He, G., Ullah, S. and De Bellis, A. (2014). Factors contributing to caregiver burden in dementia in a country without formal caregiver support. Aging & Mental Health, 18(8) pp. 986-996.
    [10.1080/13607863.2014.899976] [Scopus]
  • Wang, J., Xiao, D., He, G. and De Bellis, A. (2014). Family caregiver challenges in dementia care in a country with undeveloped dementia services. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 70(6) pp. 1369-1380.
    [10.1111/jan.12299] [Scopus]
  • Xiao, D., Willis, E. and Jeffers, L. (2014). Factors affecting the integration of immigrant nurses into the nursing workforce: a double hermeneutic study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 51(4) pp. 640-653.
    [10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2013.08.005] [Scopus]
  • Timilsina Bhandari, K., Xiao, D. and Belan, I. (2014). Job satisfaction of overseas-qualified nurses working in Australian hospitals. International Nursing Review, 62(1) pp. 64-74.
    [10.1111/inr.12146] [Scopus]
  • Shen, J., Xiao, L.D., Wu, Y. and Jing, L. (2013). Factors affecting first year nursing students' intention to work with older people in China. Chinese Journal of Gerontology, 33(14) pp. 3393-3394.
    [Web Link]
  • He, H., Liu, H., Shen, J. and Xiao, D. (2013). Impact of innovative education intervention on nurses' prevention of falls of hospitalised elderly patients. Chinese General Practice, 16(4) pp. 1419-1422.
    [Web Link]
  • Wang, Y., Xiao, L.D., Wang, J., De Bellis, A.M. and He, G. (2013). Progress in research of person-centred care assessment tools. Chinese General Practice, 16(7) pp. 2307-2310.
    [Web Link]
  • Xiao, D., Shen, J., Wu, H., Ding, F., He, X. and Zhu, Y. (2013). An innovative continuing nursing education program targeting key geriatric conditions for hospitalized older people in China. Educational Gerontology, 39(8) pp. 585-598.
    [10.1080/03601277.2012.704233] [Scopus]
  • Xiao, D., Shen, J. and Paterson, J. (2013). Cross-cultural comparison of attitudes and preferences for care of the elderly among Australian and Chinese nursing students. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 24(4) pp. 408-416.
    [10.1177/1043659613493329] [Scopus]
  • Xiao, D., De Bellis, A., Habel, L. and Kyriazopoulos, H. (2013). The experiences of culturally and linguistically diverse family caregivers in utilising dementia services in Australia. BMC Health Services Research, 13 pp. 427.
    [10.1186/1472-6963-13-427] [Scopus]
  • Shen, J. and Xiao, D. (2012). Factors affecting nursing students' intention to work with older people in China. Nurse Education Today, 32(3) pp. 219-223.
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  • Liu, H., Shen, J. and Xiao, D. (2012). Effectiveness of an educational intervention on improving knowledge level of Chinese registered nurses on prevention of falls in hospitalized older people - A randomized controlled trial. Nurse Education Today, 32(6) pp. 695-702.
    [10.1016/j.nedt.2011.09.009] [Scopus]
  • Xiao, D., Kelton, M. and Paterson, J. (2012). Critical action research applied in clinical placement development in aged care facilities. Nursing Inquiry, 19(4) pp. 322-333.
    [10.1111/j.1440-1800.2011.00579.x] [Scopus]
  • Xiao, L.D., Shen, J. and Liu, H. (2012). Unfolding case study applied to continuing gerontological nursing education in China. Chinese Journal of Gerontology, 32(23) pp. 5358-5359.
  • Xiao, D. (2010). Continuing nursing education policy in China and its impact on health equity. Nursing Inquiry, 17(3) pp. 208-220.
    [10.1111/j.1440-1800.2010.00495.x] [Scopus]
  • Ranse, J., Lenson, S., Luther, M. and Xiao, D. (2010). H1N1 2009 influenza (human swine influenza): A descriptive study of the response of an influenza assessment clinic collaborating with an emergency department in Australia. Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal, 13(3) pp. 46-52.
    [10.1016/j.aenj.2010.03.001] [Scopus]
  • Yang, Y., Xiao, D., Cheng, H., Zhu, J. and Arbon, P.A. (2010). Chinese nurses' experience in the Wenchuan earthquake relief. International Nursing Review, 57 pp. 217-223.
    [10.1111/j.1466-7657.2009.00795.x] [Scopus]
  • Xiao, D., Cox, J., Foster, L., Siebert, C., Smith, K.J., Fraser, H., et al. (2009). A pilot study of curriculum development for a graduate transition program for residential aged care. Geriaction, 27(1) pp. 17-24.
    [Web Link]
  • Henderson, J.A., Xiao, L., Siegloff, L.M., Kelton, M.F. and Paterson, J.B. (2008). Older people have lived their lives': First year nursing students' attitudes towards older people. Contemporary Nurse, 30(1) pp. 32-45.
    [Scopus]
  • Xiao, L., Paterson, J.B., Henderson, J.A. and Kelton, M.F. (2008). Gerontological education in undergraduate nursing programs: An Australian perspective. Educational Gerontology, 34(9) pp. 763-781.
    [10.1080/03601270802016424] [Scopus]
  • Xiao, L. (2008). An understanding of nurse educators' leadership behaviors in implementing mandatory continuing nursing education in China. Nurse Education in Practice, 8(5) pp. 321-327.
    [10.1016/j.nepr.2008.01.002] [Scopus]
  • Paterson, J.B., Xiao, D., Mitchell, P.F., Henderson, J.A., De Bellis, A.M. and Kelton, M.F. (2007). Nurses in aged care: developing educational links with the aged care industry. Geriaction, 25(1) pp. 17-22.
    [Web Link]
  • Xiao, D. (2006). Nurse educators' perceived challenges in mandatory continuing nursing education. International Nursing Review, 53(3) pp. 217-223.
    [10.1111/j.1466-7657.2006.00454.x] [Scopus]
  • Xiao, D., De Bellis, A., Kyriazopoulos, H., Draper, B. and Ullah, S. (2016). The effect of a personalized dementia care intervention for caregivers from Australian minority groups. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias, 31(1) pp. 57-67.
    [10.1177/1533317515578256] [Scopus]
  • Wang, Y., Xiao, D. and He, G. (2015). A comprehensive approach to psychometric assessment of instruments used in dementia educational interventions for health professionals: A cross-sectional study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52(2) pp. 568-577.
    [10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2014.11.011] [Scopus]
  • Wang, J., Xiao, D., He, G., Ullah, S. and De Bellis, A. (2014). Factors contributing to caregiver burden in dementia in a country without formal caregiver support. Aging & Mental Health, 18(8) pp. 986-996.
    [10.1080/13607863.2014.899976] [Scopus]
  • Wang, J., Xiao, D., He, G. and De Bellis, A. (2014). Family caregiver challenges in dementia care in a country with undeveloped dementia services. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 70(6) pp. 1369-1380.
    [10.1111/jan.12299] [Scopus]
  • Xiao, D., Wang, J., He, G., De Bellis, A., Verbeeck, J.D. and Kyriazopoulos, H. (2014). Family caregiver challenges in dementia care in Australia and China: a critical perspective. BMC Geriatrics, 14(6)
    [10.1186/1471-2318-14-6] [Scopus]
  • Xiao, D., Willis, E. and Jeffers, L. (2014). Factors affecting the integration of immigrant nurses into the nursing workforce: a double hermeneutic study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 51(4) pp. 640-653.
    [10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2013.08.005] [Scopus]
  • Xiao, D., De Bellis, A., Habel, L. and Kyriazopoulos, H. (2013). The experiences of culturally and linguistically diverse family caregivers in utilising dementia services in Australia. BMC Health Services Research, 13 pp. 427.
    [10.1186/1472-6963-13-427] [Scopus]
  • Xiao, D., Shen, J. and Paterson, J. (2013). Cross-cultural comparison of attitudes and preferences for care of the elderly among Australian and Chinese nursing students. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 24(4) pp. 408-416.
    [10.1177/1043659613493329] [Scopus]
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Professional and community engagement

  1. 2015 April-June: Contributed to the World Health Organization “Nurse or Midwife Scholar Programme”. Major activities undertaken include (1) developing an Observer Series on nursing and midwifery contributions to global health, (2) health care for older people, and (3) an education program for informal caregivers in dementia care. For more details, go here.
  2. A regular reviewer for 'International Nursing Review', an official journal of International Nursing Council and for a number of peer reviewed journals in nursing, health care for older people and dementia care areas.

Membership:

  • Fellow of Australian College of Nursing
  • Australian College of Nursing Expert Advisory Group on Ageing
  • Member of editorial board of Nursing and Health Sciences Journal
  • Committee member of SA Chapter, Australian Association of Gerontology

Expertise for media contact

Subject Titles

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • China
  • Nursing

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