dementia

Design, dignity and dementia in retirement living webinar | 27 October

October 26, 2021

Large numbers of people move into seniors living with an expectation that in “downsizing” and moving into a retirement village they will enter a rich social community, access the care services that they need and be in a supportive environment.

Dementia webinar series | 22 September

September 16, 2021

Detection of cognitive impairment and dementia in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples attending primary care Join Adjunct Professor Mark Wenitong and Adjunct Professor Edward Strivens as they discuss the clinical and cultural best practice principles of detection and diagnosis of cognitive impairment and dementia in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples attending primary care.

Anxiety and depression in dementia research symposium | 17 September

September 9, 2021

The symposium brings together people with lived experience, clinicians and researchers to present their perspectives, including the latest research from across the globe, focused on helping people living with dementia who experience depression and/or anxiety.

UOW academic awarded research grant to improve communication with people with dementia

November 17, 2020

Associate Professor Lyn Phillipson recognised by the dementia centre for research collaboration The Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration (DCRC) has awarded UOW Associate Professor Lyn Phillipson a research grant for a project which helps enhance communication between people with dementia and their care providers.

Social isolation and dementia: How COVID-19 has impacted Australia’s loneliest

September 15, 2020

As part of Dementia Action Week we would like to put the spotlight on loneliness and how it’s impacting those living with dementia.

A House for Life: Engineering a Net Zero Energy Dementia Friendly House Presentation

April 8, 2019

The Desert Rose House is a net-zero energy home designed, built and operated by students from the University of Wollongong and TAFE NSW.

Applications open – 2018 Dementia Grants Program Round 2: Project Grants and Training Fellowships

July 9, 2018

Up to thirteen, $75,000 capacity building project grants for new, early and mid-career researchers are on offer in Round 2, 2018.