Dementia Care Sydney

During the past decade, there has been a significant increase in the number of people seeking out professional care for a loved one suffering from dementia. While the situation is difficult for the individual, there are many ways to find help, and this article focuses on the resources available to Sydney residents. The following articles are written by some of the city’s leading experts in this field. The author has been involved with many caregiving programs over the years, and shares their experiences in the care industry.

Professor Philip Siddall

In 2009, Dementia Care Sydney Dementia Care Sydney honoured Professor Philip Siddall as a Distinguished Member of the Order of Australia. This honour is given to medical practitioners who have made significant contributions to the field of dementia care. Phil is a professor at the Royal North Shore Hospital and director of the PMRI. He has made significant contributions to education, research, and clinical load management. His passion for dementia care was evident in his work with dementia patients.

Dr Martin Kennedy

Dr Martin Kennedy is a specialist in Palliative Medicine and has been working in the field for over 25 years. He has also studied Pain Medicine and Rehabilitation at Sydney University and has extensive experience in these fields. Dr Martin has worked in both public and private medical facilities in Sydney. He has an abiding passion for patient care and loves to travel. He has a special interest in advancing patient care through team-based subacute care.

Associate Professor Josephine Clayton

Associate Professor Josephine Clayton, DementiA Sydney, is an internationally respected physician who specialises in dementia care and palliative medicine. She has extensive clinical experience and leads a comprehensive research program focused on improving communication in palliative care. She has a special interest in the treatment of delirium in patients with advanced dementia and is currently contributing to several projects in the field of palliative care.

Associate Professor Mark Buhagiar

As the director of the Australian Dementia Centre, Associate Professor Mark Buhagiar is a leader in the field of dementia care. His research focuses on the effectiveness of the cognitive and physical rehabilitation services available to people with dementia. He has presented aspects of his research at national and international conferences. He also serves on the organising committee of the SWSLHD Research and Innovation Showcase and the National Allied Health Conference. In addition to his role at the Dementia Centre, Mark also maintains a position as Adjunct Supervisor at Macquarie University.

Professor Meera Singh

Researchers are exploring new ways to improve the care of people with dementia, and a collaboration between University of Technology Sydney and the University of Notre Dame is producing promising results. The study will be conducted in Sydney and involves a total of 170 people, including patients and their carers. The research is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, and the University of Notre Dame. The team is also collaborating with the University of Queensland.

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