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Cleland, J., Hutchinson, C., McBain, C., Khadka, J., Milte, R., Cameron, I. & Ratcliffe, J. (2023). From the ground up: assessing the face validity of the Quality of Life – Aged Care Consumers (QOL-ACC) measure with older Australians. Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, Early View 15 February 2023, doi: 10.1108/QAOA-07-2022-0046

Hutchinson, C., Cleland, J., Walker, R. & Ratcliffe, J. (2022). What quality of life dimensions are most important to older adults from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds receiving aged care services? An exploratory study. Geriatrics, 7(6), 144. doi: 10.3390/geriatrics7060144


Khadka, J., Hutchinson, C., Milte, R., Cleland, J., Muller, A. & Ratcliffe, J. (2022). Assessing feasibility, construct validity and reliability of a new aged care-specific preference-based quality of life instrument: evidence from older Australians in residential aged care. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 20:159, doi: 10.1186/s12955-022-02065-y


Hutchinson, C. Cleland, J., McBain, C., Walker, R., Milte, R., Swaffer, K. & Ratcliffe, J. (2022). What quality of life dimensions are most important to older people in residential care? Journal of Aging and Social Policy, Published online 17 Oct 2022. doi: 10.1080/08959420.2022.2134691.


Hutchinson, C., Worley, A., Khadka, J., Milte, R., Cleland, J. & Ratcliffe, J. (2022). Do we agree or disagree? A systematic review of the application of preference-based instruments in self and proxy reporting of quality of life in older people. Social Science & Medicine, 305, 115046. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2022.115046.

Ratcliffe, J., Bourke, S., Li, J., Mulhern, B., Hutchinson, C., Khadka, J., Milte, R. & Lanscar, E. (2022). Valuing the Quality of Life Aged Care Consumers instrument for quality assessment and economic evaluation, Pharmacoeconomics. 4 August 2022, 1-11, doi: 10.1007/s40273-022-01158-2


Khadka, J., Ratcliffe, J., Hutchinson, C., Cleland, J., Mulhern, B., Lanscar, E. & Milte, R. (2022). Assessing the construct validity of the Quality of Life-Aged Care Consumer (QOL-ACC): an aged care specific quality of life measure, Quality of Life Research. 31,2849-2865, doi:10.1007/s11136-022-03142-x

Hutchinson, C., Ratcliffe, J., Cleland, J., Walker, R., Milte, R., McBain, C., Corlis, M., Cornell, V. & Khadka, J. (2021). The integration of mixed methods data to develop the Quality of Life – Aged Care Consumers (QOL-ACC) measure, BMC Geriatrics, 21:702. doi: 10.1186/s12877-021-02614-y


Hutchinson, C., Ratcliffe, J., Crocker, M., Kumaran, S., Milte, R. & Khadka, J. (2021). “Knowledge is everything?” How well do the general population understand the aged care system and how does this affect their attitudes towards quality of care and future funding? Ageing and Society (Early View, 20 October 2021), doi: doi:10.1017/S0144686X21001549

Ratcliffe J, Khadka J, Kumaran S, Kaambwa B What price quality in aged care? Findings from a national survey of more than 6500 income taxpayers, Julie Ratcliffe, Jyoti Khadka, Sheela Kumaran and Billingsley Kaambwa, Medical Journal of Australia 2021; 215 (7).

Cleland C, Hutchinson C, Khadka J, Milte R, Ratcliffe J. What defines quality of care for older people in aged care? A comprehensive literature review, Geriatrics and Gerontology International. 2021 Sep;21(9):765-778.

Chen G, Ratcliffe J, Milte R, Khadka J, Kaambwa B, Quality of care experience in aged care: An Australia-Wide discrete choice experiment to elicit preference weights, Social Science & Medicine, 2021; 289: 114440


Khadka, J., Ratcliffe, J., Chen, G., Kumaran, S., Milte, R., Hutchinson, C., Savvas, S. & Batchelor, F. (2020). A new measure of quality of care in aged care: psychometric assessment, and validation of the Quality of Care Experience (QCE) questionnaire. A research study commissioned by the Royal Commission into Age Care Quality and Safety (Research Paper 20). Adelaide: Caring Futures Institute, Flinders University. 


Ratcliffe, J., Chen G., Khadka, J., Kumaran, S., Hutchinson, C., Milte, R., Savvas, S. & Batchelor, F. (2020). Australia’s aged care system: how quality compares to community standards. A research study commissioned by the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. Adelaide: Caring Futures Institute, Flinders University.

Cleland, J., Hutchinson, C., McBain, C., Walker, R., Milte, R., Khadka, J. & Ratcliffe, J. (2020). Developing dimensions for a preference-based quality of life instrument for older people receiving aged care services in the community, Quality of Life Research, 1-11. doi: 10.1007/s11136-020-02649-5 


Ratcliffe, J., Kaambwa, B., Hutchinson, C. & Lancsar, E. (2020). Determining importance hierarchies for attributes of quality of life: an empirical investigation of ranking and best worst scaling generated preferences in younger and older adults, The Patient: Patient-Centered Outcome Research, Published 13 January 2020, doi: 10.1007/s40271-019-00406-6.

Ratcliffe, J., Cameron, I., Lancsar, E., Walker, R., Milte, R., Hutchinson, C., Swaffer, K. & Parker, S. (2019). Developing a new quality of life instrument with older people for economic evaluations in aged care: study protocol, BMJ Open, 9,e028647, doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028647

Cleland, J., Hutchinson, C., Milte, R., Khadka, J. & Ratcliffe, J. (2019). A review of the development and application of preference-based instruments with the older population, Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, first published online 13 September 2019, doi: 10.1007/s40258-019-00512-4.

Ratcliffe J, Lancsar E, Flint T, Kaambwa B, Walker R, Lewin G, Luszcz M & Cameron I. (2017). Does one size fit all? Assessing the preferences of older and younger people for attributes of quality of life. Quality of Life Research, 2, 299-309.


Milte CM, Walker R, Luszcz MA, Lancsar E, Kaambwa B, Ratcliffe J. (2014). How important is health status in defining quality of life for older people? An exploratory study of the views of older South Australians. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy. 12(1), 73-84.

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