Father of three William Yeates lives in Curl Curl on Sydney’s northern beaches. When he was diagnosed with Younger Onset Alzheimer’s Disease in 2019 at only 59 years old, it was a life changing moment for him and his family.
Improve your understanding and support for people experiencing behaviours and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) with the BPSD Textbook, launching on 8 September at the International Dementia Conference: Brave New World.
Initially developed in the US in the 1990s, the Green House model infuses person-centred practices from the ground up in both design and operational mindsets.
Professional sport is increasingly under scrutiny for its handling of head injury and concussion in its players. Recent media coverage in Australia highlights that major sporting bodies must take this issue seriously or risk the future of contact sport.
Read more: It’s time to take head trauma in sport seriously, says former wrestler Chris Nowinski
With rising COVID-19 community infection rates, we are doing everything we can to prioritise the safety of delegates, exhibitors and staff at IDC2022.
Read more: International Dementia Conference to go ahead in Covid-safe manner
When I realised I needed to find a substitute for a live animal companion for my mother, I had no idea what that might be. Ten years on we have Jennie and she’s a hit, explains Tom Stevens, CEO of Tombot.
Read more: Meet Jennie - The role of artificial intelligence in dementia care
With just under two months to go, it’s a great time to start thinking about your accommodation for International Dementia Conference: Brave New World. This year we’ve made it easy with an exclusive discount at The Hilton Sydney.
Read more: Book your accommodation at The Hilton Sydney and save
In 2020, Jason van Genderen invited the world into his family home, and into his mother’s dementia journey, through the filming of what has become a feature-length documentary, Everybody’s Oma.
I can honestly say this year is shaping up to be the strongest lineup of speakers from around the world at International Dementia Conference: Brave New World.
Read more: A stellar collection of voices for change: A message from HammondCare CEO Mike Baird
The call for papers is closing soon for the International Dementia Conference - Brave New World and we want to hear from YOU! There's never been a more important time to be brave and stand with people who live with dementia in shaping a better future, so if you have a story to share, we invite you to submit your paper.