Dogs 4 Dementia - 6 Month Update

27 February 2017 HammondCare’s Dogs4Dementia (D4D) program* has reached its half way mark and the initial program findings are highlighting the multi-dimensional positive impacts of placing assistance dogs with people living with dementia and their carers in the community.

World first - Dementia Design Showcase

20 May 2016 A world first initiative, the Dementia Design Showcase is a collection of leading-edge dementia specific design work of selected international architects. The Dementia Design Showcase is unique to the International Dementia Conference 2016, Grand Designs "Are we there yet?"

Dogs 4 Dementia - Graduates

8 April 2016 The benefits of a trained assistance dog supporting people living at home with dementia has been highlighted during a special 'graduation ceremony' for one of the dogs involved in the Dogs 4 Dementia program.

Dining by Design comes to Scotland

7 March 2016 No matter where you are in the world, food and dining is the common experience that brings us all together. Sometimes though, older people and people with dementia miss out on this experience.

The Dining by Design lecture introduced some challenging ideas about food culture and our approach to food for older people. Strategies to ensure food is truly glorious despite the setting and a person’s disability were demonstrated.

New cookbook to be released

3 February 2016 What goes with fun, food and flavour? Peter Morgan-Jones new cookbook for people living with dementia. Following the highly successful Don't give me eggs that bounce recipe book, HammondCare's Executive Chef has been busy in the kitchen developing and testing recipes for people living with dementia.

Registration for the International Dementia Conference 2016 are now open!

10 January 2016 Grand Designs "Are we there yet?" Registrations for the International Dementia Conference 2016 are now open! This popular event will be packed with interactive workshops, national and international speakers, academic research papers, case studies and ePoster presentations.

Merry Christmas

25 December 2015 Wishing you a safe and joyful Christmas and holiday season!

Introducing our UK-based team

5 November 2015 The Dementia Centre has always worked internationally but last month at the Dementia Congress in Telford, England we went one step further and launched our UK team!

Dignity in Care Conference 2015

02 October 2015 Dignity: it’s all about how you feel, think and behave in relation to yourself and others. The pleasure in sharing a meal, the memory of an old song, the touch of a hand on yours – and how we share those experiences with those around us.

The Dignity in Care Australia National Conference was launched at the National Wine centre in Adelaide. With special guest Maggie Beer it was a great success.