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January/February/March 2022


AJDC asks…

In this edition of AJDC, Christine Bigby, Steve Macfarlane, Colin McDonnell, Garrie O’Toole and Elizabeth Beattie consider the question: Behaviour support plans: will they make a difference for people living with dementia? Read this article 

Passing the baton: new leadership for DAAC

The Dementia Australia Advisory Committee (DAAC) introduces its new Chair, Bobby Redman, and Vice-Chair, Dennis Frost – both long-time dementia advocates. Read this article

Connecting with Zoom Mates

During the 2021 COVID-19 Delta outbreak, members of the Outside In Collective started ‘Zooming’ into aged care facilities to engage residents with a program called Creative Interventions and Connection Via Zoom Mates. Maurie Voisey-Barlin, Susan Kennedy and Lee-Fay Low explain how it works. Read this article


  • Ask a neuroscientist: How does music affect the brain of a person with dementia?
  • Carer ‘craftivists’ make their point
  • Using technology to foster connections
  • COPE strategies offer practical at-home support
  • Arts program a ‘prescription’ for wellbeing
  • StepUp gaining momentum
  • The Specialist Dementia Care Program two years on
  • The power of collaboration
  • Developing effective online dementia care training

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