We are excited to announce the date for our next regional dementia conference, The RED Conference will be held over two days on March 28-29, 2019.
Montessori for dementia expert, Dr Cameron Camp will also be returning to our 2019 conference as one of our keynote speakers.
Dr Camp will also be holding a one day pre-conference Masterclass on March 27, 2019.
Our second keynote speaker is Lesley Palmer, Chief Architect of Dementia Services Development Centre, University of Stirling, Scotland.
Details of all speakers across the conference can be found on the speakers page.
What is The RED Conference All About
The RED Conference, A Regional Experience in Practical Dementia Care has been designed to provide a regional perspective on the work being done around practical dementia care.
With Myall Lakes, the Port Macquarie-Hastings and Tweed Heads featuring in the top three dementia prevalence rates in NSW state electoral districts, it is a wonderful opportunity for people from the Mid North Coast, North Coast, Great Lakes, New England, Tweed and Hunter regions to come together and learn from international and Australian industry experts.
Explore innovative, practical and hands-on approaches that can be immediately implemented to support people living with dementia both in the home and other care environments.
All workshops are designed so that attendees can take away practical and hands-on key learnings to implement immediately in any home or care environments.
If you think you may require respite on the day, you may be able to access this through Commonwealth Respite & Home Care Packages MNC. Bookings are essential, please call 1800 052 222 to discuss.
When is the conference
March 28-29, 2019
Where is the conference
The RED Conference is being held in Port Macquarie, on the NSW Mid North Coast at Sails Resort.
Port Macquarie is accessible by air serviced by daily flights from Sydney and Brisbane by Qantas and Virgin.
Port Macquarie is a 4 hour drive north from Sydney, 3 hours from Newcastle, 5 hours from Tweed Heads and 4 hours from Tamworth.
Who should attend
The conference is open to anyone with an interest in the field of dementia, those suppoting people living with dementia and for those living with dementia, with the focus on living well with dementia.
Our speakers and workshop presenters are varied and will cover a wide variety of topics to suit all, including people living with dementia, carers, service providers, care staff, field workers, clinicians, allied health & medical professionals, GP's, nurses and the community.