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AJDC has changed its publication schedule due to the impact of COVID-19 and recent handover to our new publisher, the University of Wollongong. Our new cover dates for the remainder of 2020 are: July/August/September 2020 edition (published 21/07/20) and October/November/December (published 09/10/20). For editorial and advertising inquiries, contact AJDC Managing Editor Kerry Schelks at kerry@australianjdc.com For subscription inquiries, visit https://journalofdementiacare.com/subscribe-ajdc/ or call (03) 8317 8163 / email dementiajournal@data.com.au

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IN THE LATEST ISSUE: July/August/September 2020


AJDC farewells its founders

With the April 2020 sale of the AJDC by Hawker Publications Australia to the University of Wollongong (UOW), with Dementia Training Australia (DTA) managing the journal on UOW’s behalf, we acknowledge and say a heartfelt thank you and farewell to the journal’s founders – outgoing Executive Editor Professor Richard Fleming and recent Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Dr Richard Hawkins – along with our outgoing Advisory Board. Read this article

The joy of bringing Outside In 

During this period of COVID-19 social distancing restrictions, members of the Outside In Collective have been working with Australian aged care providers to connect with, stimulate and bring happiness to residents with cognitive impairment through window visits, courtyard sing-a-longs and video chats. Read this article


  • Building on a strong foundation 
  • Ideas for community, connection and conversation 
  • The art of connecting at home 
  • Personalising reminiscence, music 
  • Four Seasons in One Dementia Day 
  • Partnering for discharge  

Plus the latest dementia research news, resources and events! For new dates of aged and dementia care events rescheduled due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), visit our Events page Click Here