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2021 Symposium

Demanding action: What’s next? Revolutionizing the future of dementia care

Tuesday 26 October, 9.00am – 5.00pm
Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre (Bellevue Ballroom 2 – level 3)
21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth WA 6000

The 2021 Alzheimer’s WA Dementia Symposium — is a one-day event that will challenge and enrich people working in the health care industry with practical skills to easily implement and reinvigorate their own practice.

As the healthcare industry undergoes a much-needed shakeup following the findings of the Royal Commission and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are proud to present a series of prominent speakers who are rethinking the dementia care space and demanding action on concerns like human rights, wellbeing and improved workforce capabilities.

Our dynamic range of speakers Alzheimer’s WA advocates (who are living with or supporting someone living with dementia), and a range of professionals — all focused on shaping and building the future of dementia.


Presenters (from left to right)

Professor Yogi – Chair of Digital Health and Telemedicine, School of Medicine, University of Notre Dame and St John of God Public and Private Hospitals.

Professor John Mamo –  Director Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, John Curtin Distinguished Professor of Health Sciences, Director of the Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University

Colin Pudsey – Colin is an experienced entrepreneur and Founder and CEO of Melbourne-based virtual reality for older adult’s start-up, SilVR Adventures

Professor Bronwyn Myers –  PhD is the foundational director of the Curtin enAble Institute and an honorary professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of Cape Town.

Warren Harding – B.Sc Hons; Grad Dip. Media; Brit Council Scholar LSE; Adjunct Professor, Curtin

Noel Collins – Noel studied medicine at UWA and older adult psychiatry in the UK and has a MSc in Gerontology from King’s college in London.

Ralph Martins – Professor Ralph Martins is well known and highly respected internationally as a prominent researcher in Ageing and Alzheimer’s Disease (AD).

Why care to attend?:

    •  Develop and reinvigorate your own practice to better support those living with dementia, their support networks and your own teams
    •  Grow your network of colleagues and leaders in the dementia space
    •  Receive a certificate of attendance for evidence of professional development

Register now

If you would like to know more about this event, please contact Alzheimer’s WA on 1300 66 77 88 or email dpp@alzheimerswa.org.au. Full details can be found here.

Full refunds will be available in the event of cancellation due to changes in the current COVID-19 pandemic status. If current border restrictions remain, speakers may be subject to change.

Attendee initiated cancellations with full refund are available until 5pm Wednesday 6th October. No cancellations will be accepted after this date, however transfer of tickets to another attendee is available at all times.

Paid parking is available at the Perth Convention and exhibition Centre.



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