For all who work with people with dementia

Dementia Care Events

14 Feb – 3 April 2019 – all states

Preparing For The New Standards

One-day workshop for aged care providers to assist with preparing for the new Aged Care Quality Standards, presented by the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission in each state and Territory.

Feb – June 2019 – WA

Dementia Information Sessions

Free sessions on a range of topics relating to dementia, for family carers in the community, presented by Alzheimer’s WA and the Australian Red Cross.

22-23 February 2019 – QLD

Occupational Therapy Australia National Aged Care Symposium: Respect: Relate: Renew 

Presented by Occupational Therapy Australia, in Brisbane.

5-6 March 2019 – NSW

Quality in Aged Care

Preparing for the new Quality Standards, responding to the Royal Commission, building trust and engaging with consumers. Presented by COTA and ACSA, in Sydney.

13 & 14 March 2019 (NZ)

22 & 23 May 2019 (NSW)

International Design School

Learn the fundamentals of designing for dementia in this interactive and intensive two-day workshop in Auckland, NZ (13 & 14 March) and Sydney, NSW (22 & 23 May). Perfect for architects, designers and dementia care decision makers – this innovative course will be led by experts from the International Design School. You’ll learn the principles of designing for dementia, strategies for successful design and the tools to turn your design concept into reality.

18-22 March 2019 – National

National Public Lecture Tour 2019: Applying the Latest Dementia Care Research

Presented by the NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research, in Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne, Hobart and Sydney. Registration is free, but places are limited. Registrations close Thursday 14 March 2019.

28-29 March 2019 – NSW

Quality in Aged Care

Preparing for the new Quality Standards, responding to the Royal Commission, building trust and engaging with consumers. Presented by COTA and ACSA, in Sydney.

Starting April 2019 – QLD, NSW, VIC, WA

Culture Change in Dementia Care Course

Presented by Dementia Care Matters, in Brisbane (from 2 April); Sydney (from 8 April); Melbourne (from 11 April); and Perth (from 11 April).

8 May – 28 June 2019 – SA, QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, NZ

Dementia Fundamentals Symposium

Intensive one-day seminar, designed to empower carers and practitioners with vital expertise and capability across the core areas for day-to-day care in aged care settings, the community and homes. Each topic is evidence-based and proven in clinical practice.

Register up to four weeks prior to each event for an early bird discount.

15 – 16 May 2019 – VIC

10th Annual National Dementia Conference

Premier national event for medical professionals, carers, researchers, aged-care workers and policy makers involved in the diagnosis, treatment and care of people living with dementia. Presented by Informa, in Melbourne. Early bird closes 1 March 2019.

AJDC readers receive 30% off by quoting promo code P19A04AJDC30 at the time of booking, or book via this link which has the discount automatically applied.

5 June & 17 July 2019 – NSW & VIC

Dementia Cottage Experience Workshop

The Dementia Cottage Experience is an invaluable experience for architects, designers, service commissioners and managers, and direct care staff. In this 3-hour workshop you’ll learn about the HammondCare design story and model of care, have an introduction to dementia design principles and a guided tour of a HammondCare site and dementia-specific cottage with a Dementia Consultant. In Cardiff, NSW (5 June) & Caulfield, VIC (17 July).

13-14 June 2019 – Tasmania

Australian Dementia Forum 2019: Shining A Light On The Impact of Dementia Research

Presented by the NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research, in Hobart. Early bird registrations close 31 March 2019.

5-8 November 2019 – NSW

52nd AAG Conference

Coming of Age Together: New Ways of Knowing and Acting, Now and Beyond, in Sydney.