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Community Care Smart Assistive Technology Collaborative

Thursday March 19, 2020

The Community Care Smart Assistive Technology Collaborative (CCSATC) is convened by Global Community Resourcing. The CCSATC was established in response to the need of service providers to be better positioned in an era of high technological disruption and changing funding, policy and service delivery settings. The CCSATC is an online community of practice available to […]

Global Community Resourcing

Thursday March 19, 2020

Global Community Resourcing is a Multi-Award Winning Australian organisation with extensive networks internationally and nationally. Established for over a decade, they have long term demonstrated knowledge and understanding in a range of Community Care settings including primary health care, disability and aged care sectors. Global Community Resourcing primarily focuses on business transformation, innovation and incorporation […]

What is this study about? Online survey for people with young onset dementia

Tuesday March 17, 2020

Inspired-II Project aim: INSPIRED-II is a two-phase project. Phase 1 is to understand young people with dementia’s experiences of service provision though the NDIS and aged care via an online questionnaire. The information obtained from this questionnaire will then inform phase two, a translational research project, to improve collaboration between the disability and aged care […]

What is this study about? The Auditory Ageing Study

Tuesday March 10, 2020

AUDACIOUS – The Auditory Ageing Study Researchers at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and The University of New South Wales are studying how adults experience declines in their hearing, how this interferes with communication and their day-to-day lives. What are the main aims of the study? The aim of the study is to see how declines […]

Meet Val Fell

Friday March 6, 2020

Val is 91 years old.  Earlier this year, she was awarded the City of Wollongong Senior Citizen of the Year for her volunteering with Parent and Citizen Associations, Eisteddfod, the Council On The Ageing, and Dementia Australia. From Statistician to Dementia Volunteer Val says she used to describe herself as a “retired mathematics teacher who […]

European Dementia Rates set to Double by 2050

Thursday March 5, 2020

The prevalence rate of dementia, or the proportion of people living with dementia, is decreasing.  Yet, the number of people with dementia is set to double by 2050, according to a new Alzheimer Europe report out last week[1]. A Needed Numbers Update Over the past three decades, several significant pieces of work have been undertaken […]

What is this study about? Herbal Medicine and Dementia

Tuesday March 3, 2020

Do You, or Someone You Know, Have Vascular Dementia? Researchers at NICM Health Research Institute, Western Sydney University, are looking for people who have a diagnosis of either vascular dementia, or Alzheimer’s disease mixed with vascular dementia, to take part in our clinical trial. The study investigates whether a standardised herbal medicine formula, Sailuotong (SLT), […]

What Your Walk Says About You and Your Brain

Monday February 17, 2020

There are many different types of dementia, depending on the underlying cause. Each cause can damage the brain in different ways. New research out of the UK suggests that these differences may reveal themselves in the way that people walk[1]. Different Types of Dementia Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common form of dementia. Other forms […]

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