Living Well, Dying Well Dementia Forum
With an estimated 80% of our residential aged care customers experiencing dementia, and rapidly rising dementia rates within the general community, we know that service providers across the community, residential and acute sectors will agree that how we care for people living with dementia, and their carers, is so important.
Our annual Dementia Forum saw 250 delegates hear from experts presenting their innovative programs and the latest research on the topic of Living Well, Dying Well. The program featured Graeme Atkins – a singer and songwriter living with Younger Onset Dementia – who was joined by his partner and carer, Susan Murphy.
The Forum also included presentations from a range of high profile speakers including the Hon. John Watkins AM, CEO of Alzheimer’s Australia NSW; Associate Professor Lee-Fay Low from the University of Sydney; and Dementia Consultant Trudy Neal from Alzheimer’s Australia Victoria.