For all who work with people with dementia

Dementia Care Events

26-29 August 2019 – NSW

Quality in Aged Care Conference

Benchmarking against the new Quality Standards, updates on the Aged Care Royal Commission. Presented by COTA + ACSA, in Sydney.

28 August 2019 – National

Using Measures Of Adaptive Behaviour To Assess Adult Independent Living Skills
Free webinar: 12.30pm-1.30pm (AEST)

This webinar for clinicians, hosted by Pearson, will explore two questionnaire-based instruments –The Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales and the Adaptive Behavior Assessment System – which help guide decision-making around whether someone is safe to live alone and what support is required to enable independent living. For use when task-based assessments are not practical or possible. Can’t attend the live event? Register and receive a link to view the webinar recording in your own time.

20 September 2019 – National

DriveSafe DriveAware (DSDA) Research Round-up​
Free webinar: 12.30pm-1.30pm (AEST)

This webinar, hosted by Pearson, looks at some of the research that has used the DriveSafe DriveAware screening app that accurately predicts the driving ability of older people or those with cognitive impairments. Can’t attend the live event? Register and receive a link to view the webinar recording in your own time.

25 September 2019 – NSW

Illawarra Dementia Forum – Dementia: Breaking Down the Walls

Presented by Dementia Australia, HammondCare, Home Instead, Illawarra Shoalhaven LHD, Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute, Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra carer, at The Fraternity Club, Fairy Meadow, 10am-3pm. Register online (at right) or phone (02) 4229 5926

15 October 2019 – National

Assessing Functional Memory In Adults
Free webinar: 12.30pm-1.30pm (AEST)

Pearson works with clinicians to help improve understanding of memory and how it affects clients’ function. This webinar will explore the Rivermead Behavioural Memory Test (3rd Edition) which functionally assesses immediate, delayed and prospective memory, and then use two case studies to demonstrate its clinical application. Can’t attend the live event? Register and receive a link to view the webinar recording in your own time.

5-8 November 2019 – NSW

52nd AAG Conference

Coming of Age Together: New Ways of Knowing and Acting, Now and Beyond, in Sydney. Presented by the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG).

14 November 2019 – VIC

Aged Care Reform Conference 2019

Discussing the big changes happening across the sector, particularly in light of the Aged Care Royal Commission and the implementation of the new quality and safety standards. In Melbourne. Early bird rate ends 30 August 2019.

11-12 June 2020 – NSW

International Dementia Conference: Care In The Age Of Outrage

Presented by HammondCare & The Dementia Centre, in Sydney.  Call for papers open until 5pm 8 November 2019. Early bird registration available from 2 December 2019.