Funding for this research was provided by:
NHMRC Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre
Received: 27 May 2020
Accepted: 21 September 2020
First Online: 6 October 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was obtained from the Northern Sydney Local Health District Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC Ref: HREC/15/HAWKE/99; NSLHD Ref: RESP 15 65). As all data collected were completely de-identified and obtaining consent from individual participants would have biased results, the need to obtain consent from individuals was waived as per section 2.3 of the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research [CitationRef removed]. Participating aged care organisations signed research participant recruitment agreements and participating aged care facility managers provided written informed consent to participate.
: Not applicable.
: Ian Cameron is a Section Editor of BMC Geriatrics. He had no role in the peer review or journal editing of this paper. The authors declare no other competing interests.