We believe that research doesn't need to be nerdy.

At The GroundSwell Project we are interested in doing research that will inform our practice and help us to measure our impact and ultimately to shake things up

We are currently working with Western Sydney University, La Trobe University, QUT, Southern Cross Care and Bupa to investigate death literacy, and the role of compassionate communities projects in aged and palliative care. 

See below for more details.


It’s time to measure the impact of efforts to change how we approach dying

We’re developing a world first Death Literacy Index so we can understand more about the impact of compassionate communities work in Australia and beyond...


What happens when an aged care facility becomes a hub in the community?

Stretching out across a 10K diameter with an aged care facility at the epicentre, this project is changing up aged care as we know it...