Welcome to the GRACE Study

GRACE is a research project investigating resistant bacteria or 'superbugs' in residential aged care, that aims to improve the health of older Australians.


This website provides information on the GRACE study aims, the research team, participant requirements and collaborating organisations. The website serves as the platform to communicate the release of GRACE study news, reports and presentations.

The GRACE study is part of the work undertaken at the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute.

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The Study

The GRACE study aims to investigate the carriage and transfer of resistant bacteria or 'superbugs' in residential aged care.

Our Team

The GRACE study is coordinated by Professor Geraint Rogers from the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

News & Resources

Our resources include the latest GRACE study news and useful information about resistant bacteria or 'superbugs'.

The Study

In a nutshell, Professor Geraint Rogers and his research team from the South Australian Health and Medical Research...

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Our Resources

What we've gathered over the course of our research, including both our findings and content from external providers.

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Our Latest News

News
November 23, 2021
GRACE Study Stage 2 Report

23 Nov 2021: Stage 2 of the GRACE study, descriptive analysis, has now been completed...

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October 8, 2021
Contribution of facility level factors to variation in antibiotic use in long-term care facilities: a national cohort study

13 February 2021: Registry of Senior Australians and investigators on the GRACE study identify considerable facility level variation in systemic antibiotic use...

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September 17, 2020
Study update 1: COVID-19

16 March 2020: GRACE study recruitment ceased to minimise the risks of COVID-19 transmission...

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