Dr Brigette Meehan is the Principal Advisor interRAI Services at TAS, a shared services agency. In previous roles she led the national implementation of several interRAI instruments including the Contact, Home Care, Palliative and the Long Term Care Facilities assessments. Dr Meehan is a fellow of interRAI, a member of the interRAI Instrument, Systems and Development committee and co-chairs the interRAI international training committee. She is an adjunct associate professor at Massey University, New Zealand. Her PhD is in speech pathology and she retains a clinical interest in rehabilitation.