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July/August/September 2020

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.

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.

Stigma and style of care may explain underuse of respite 

Andrew Hanna and colleagues summarise some of the key reasons for the underuse of dementia-based respite care and propose methods to improve the quality and uptake of these services.


  • 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  

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