Footnotes

Footnotes

Chapter 1

[1]        House Standing Committee on Health and Ageing, Inquiry into Dementia: Early diagnosis and Intervention, June 2013.

Chapter 2 - What is Dementia?

[1]        Following the 2013 federal election, the Department of Health and Ageing was renamed the Department of Health. This report uses the title Department of Health and Ageing in order to reflect the evidence at the time it was provided to the committee.

[2]        Department of Health and Ageing (Department), Submission 56, p. 6.

[3]        Dementia, http://www.aihw.gov.au/dementia/  (accessed: 26 March 2014).

[4]        For a comprehensive list of specific types of dementia, see: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Dementia in Australia, 2012, p. 2.

[5]        Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Submission 49, p. 7.

[6]        Mr Cunningham, Director – The Dementia Centre, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 19; Dr Baker, Chief Executive, National Disability Services, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 9.

[7]        Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Dementia in Australia, 2012, p. 3.

[8]        Highlights of changes from DSM-IV-TR to DSM-5, American Psychiatric Publishing, p.16.

[9]        Department, Submission 56, p. 6.

[10]      Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Submission 49, p. 2.

[11]      Brotherhood of St Laurence, Submission 40, p. 7.

[12]      Mrs Edwards, Service Development and Improvement Advisor, BlueCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 11.

[13]      Mrs Verity, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Dementia Care Australia and Spark of Life, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 39.

[14]      Ms Cook, Public Advocate, Office of the Public Advocate Queensland, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 3.

[15]      Ms Pieters–Hawke, Co-Chair, Minister's Dementia Advisory Council, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 31.

[16]      Department, Submission 56, p. 6.

[17]      Submission 49, p. 3.

[18]      Ms Cook, Public Advocate, Office of the Public Advocate Queensland, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 7.

[19]      Department, Submission 56, p. 6.

[20]      Submission 49, p. 3.

[21]      Deloitte Access Economics, Dementia Across Australia: 2011–2050, 9 September 2011, p. 7.

[22]      The eight other national health priority areas include: cancer control; cardiovascular health; injury prevention and control; mental health; diabetes mellitus; asthma; arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions; and obesity.

[23]      Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, National Health Priority Areas, http://www.aihw.gov.au/national-health-priority-areas/, (accessed 28 October 2013).

[24]      Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Dementia in Australia, 2012, p. ix.

[25]      Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Dementia in Australia, 2012, p. ix.

[26]      Department, Submission 56, p. 6.

[27]      Deloitte Access Economics, Dementia Across Australia: 2011–2050, 9 September 2011, p. 14.

[28]      Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Dementia in Australia, 2012, p. 5.

[29]      Dementia in Australia, 2012, p. 5.

[30]      Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Dementia, http://www.aihw.gov.au/dementia/, (accessed: 28 October 2013).

[31]      Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Dementia in Australia, 2012, p. 15.

[32]      Mr Cooper-Stanbury, Head – Ageing and Aged Care Unit, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, pp 31–32.

[33]      Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Dementia, http://www.aihw.gov.au/dementia/, (accessed: 26 March 2014).

[34]      Mr Cooper-Stanbury, Head – Ageing and Aged Care Unit, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 33.

[35]      Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Dementia in Australia, 2012, p. 150.

[36]      Department, Submission 56, p. 6.

[37]      Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Dementia in Australia, 2012, p. 15.

[38]      Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health, Submission 19, p. 3.

[39]      Catholic Health Australia, Submission 14, p. 4; BlueCare, Submission 32, p. 11.

[40]      Submission 31, p. 5.

[41]      Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 34.

[42]      Dr Kidd, Chair, Australian Medical Association Committee for Health and Ageing, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 1.

[43]      Dr Kidd, Chair, Australian Medical Association Committee for Health and Ageing, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 1.

[44]      Mr Hunt, Private Capacity, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 33.

[45]      Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 34.

[46]      Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 34.

[47]      Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 34.

[48]      Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 37.

[49]      Mr Stokes, Principal Advisory, Australian Psychological Society, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 19.

[50]      Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 36.

[51]      Dr Kidd, Chair, Australian Medical Association Committee for Health and Ageing, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 1.

[52]      Mr Stokes, Principal Advisory, Australian Psychological Society, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 20.

[53]      Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health, Submission 19, p. 3.

[54]      Mercy Health, Submission 29, p. 3.

[55]      Dr Kidd, Chair, Australian Medical Association Committee for Health and Ageing, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 1.

[56]      Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 34.

[57]      Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 37.

[58]      Mr Hunt, Private Capacity, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 33.

[59]      Ms Astete, Senior Manager – Day and Respite Programs, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 11.

[60]      Mrs Edwards, Service Development and Improvement Advisor, BlueCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 11.

[61]      Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 27.

Chapter 3 - Community care

[1]        Mr Rees, Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer's Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 28.

[2]        Ms Astete, Senior Manager – Day and Respite Programs, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 10; Mrs Edwards, Service Development and Improvement Advisor, BlueCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 12.

[3]        Australian Psychological Society, Submission 31, p. 5; Brotherhood of St Laurence, Submission 40, p. 11; Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Submission 49, pp 10–11.

[4]        Dr Baker, Chief Executive, National Disability Services, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 11.

[5]        Dr Smith, Private Capacity, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 18.

[6]        HammondCare, Submission 25, p. 4.

[7]        These packages replaced the former community and flexible packaged care programs – Community Aged Care Packages, Extended Aged Care at Home, and Extended Aged Care at Home Dementia.

[8]        Department of Health and Ageing (Department), Home Care Package Program Guidelines, 2013, p. 6.

[9]        Department, Overview of changes between the former CACP, EACH and EACHD packages and the Home Care Packages Program, http://www.livinglongerlivingbetter.gov.au/internet/living/publishing.nsf/Content/Overview-of-home-care-packages-program-changes, (accessed: 13 February 2013).

[10]      Department, Home Care Package Program Guidelines, 2013, p. 6.

[11]      Ms Smith, First Assistant Secretary, Ageing and Aged Care Division, Department, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 47.

[12]      Department, Home Care Package Program Guidelines, 2013, p. 7.

[13]      Mr Cunningham, Director – The Dementia Centre, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 18.

[14]      Alzheimer's Australia, Submission 42.2, p. 2.

[15]      The Commonwealth administers HACC services in all states and territories except Victoria and Western Australia. HACC programs and services are available in all jurisdictions.

[16]      Department of Health, Commonwealth (HACC) Program, http://health.gov.au/hacc, (accessed: 4 February 2013).

[17]      Department of Health, Commonwealth (HACC) Program, http://health.gov.au/hacc, (accessed: 4 February 2013).

[18]      Department of Health – Victoria, Victorian Home and Community Care program manual, Victoria, November 2013, p. 153.

[19]      Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Services, What we do, http://dbmas.org.au/What_we_do.aspx, (accessed: 3 February 2014).

[20]      Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 37.

[21]      Department, Submission 56, p. 7.

[22]      Ms Pieters–Hawke, Co-Chair, Minister's Dementia Advisory Council, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 31.

[23]      Department, Submission 56, p. 19.

[24]      Ms Hudson, Wellbeing and Dementia Support Coordinator, Brightwater Care Group, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 30.

[25]      Ms Woolstencroft, Carer, Carers ACT, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 24.

[26]      Alzheimer's Australia NSW, Submission 23, p. 5.

[27]      Ms Hudson, Wellbeing and Dementia Support Coordinator, Brightwater Care Group, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 30.

[28]      Dr Cleary, Geriatrician, Dementia Behaviour and Management Advisory Service, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 23.

[29]      Massive Open Online Courses—often referred to as MOOCs—are free online courses run by accredited education providers over the internet. 

[30]      Professor McInerney, Professor of Aged Care, Mercy Health and the Australian Catholic University, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 31.

[31]      Assessments for subsidised care, Report on the Operation of the Aged Care Act 1997, http://www.health.gov.au/internet/publications/publishing.nsf/Content/ageing-roaca-12-toc~ageing-roaca-12-03-info~information-3-2, (accessed 13 February 2013).

[32]      Department, Aged Care Assessment Teams, http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/ageing-acat-assess.htm-copy2, (accessed: 3 February 2014).

[33]      BlueCare, Submission 32, p. 10.

[34]      Ms Woolstencroft, Carer, Carers ACT, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 23.

[35]      Dr Macpherson, Submission 62, p. 2.

[36]      Ms Pieters–Hawke, Co-Chair, Minister's Dementia Advisory Council, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 33.

[37]      Ms Elderton, Policy Manager, Carers Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 23.

[38]      Mr Rees, Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer's Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July, p. 33.

[39]      Submission 56, p. 24.

[40]      Ms Smith, First Assistant Secretary, Ageing and Aged Care Division, Department, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 48.

[41]      Department, Submission 56, p. 16.

[42]      Mr Rees, Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer's Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July, p. 29.

[43]      Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health, Submission 19, p. 4.

[44]      Ms Smith, First Assistant Secretary, Ageing and Aged Care Division, Department, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 48.

[45]      Department, answer to question on notice, 17 July 2013 (received 9 August 2013).

[46]      Department, Submission 56, p. 22.

[47]      Department, Submission 56, p. 22.

[48]      Brotherhood of St Laurence, Submission 40, p. 7.

[49]      Ms Morka, General Manager, Retirement, Ageing and Financial Inclusion, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 11.

[50]      Mr Rees, Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer's Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July, p. 33.

[51]      Ms Elderton, Policy Manager, Carers Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 24.

[52]      Mr Rees, Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer's Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 28.

[53]      Dr Morrissey, Old Age Psychiatrist, Department of Health and Human Services – Tasmania, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 22.

[54]      Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health, Submission 19, p. 4; Mercy Health, Submission 29, p. 4; BlueCare, Submission 32, p. 3; Carers Australia, Submission 46, p. 4.

[55]      Department, Submission 56, p. 7.

[56]      Dr Kidd, Chair, Australian Medical Association Committee for Health and Ageing, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 1.

[57]      Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 38.

[58]      Mrs Potter, Submission 20, p. [3].

[59]      Dr Kidd, Chair, Australian Medical Association Committee for Health and Ageing, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 4.

[60]      Australian Medical Association, Submission 39, p. 2.

[61]      Australian Medical Association, Submission 39, p. 2.

[62]      Answer to question on notice, 20 February 2013 (received 28 February 2014), p. [5]. The 2012–13 data remains subject to revision.

[63]      Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 38.

[64]      Submission 40, p. 5.

[65]      Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 34.

[66]      Department of Human Services, Aged Care Assessment Program, https://www.medicareaustralia.gov.au/provider/aged-care/assessment-program/index.jsp, (accessed: 17 February 2013).

[67]      Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 38.

[68]      Mrs Nicholls, Advocate, Elder Care, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 27; Royal District Nursing Service, Submission 24, p. 3.

[69]      Submission 32, p. 12.

[70]      Mrs Nicholls, Advocate, Elder Care, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, pp 28-­29.

[71]      Dr Smith, Private Capacity, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 24.

[72]      Submission 11, p. 1.

[73]      Catholic Health Australia, Submission 14, p. 6.

[74]       Submission 40, p. 9.

[75]      Ms Woolstencroft, Carer, Carers ACT, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 21.

[76]      Catholic Health Australia, Submission 14, pp 6–7.

[77]      Ms Smith, First Assistant Secretary, Ageing and Aged Care Division, Department, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 47.

[78]      Brotherhood of St Laurence, Submission 40, p. 9.

[79]      Ms Morka, General Manager, Retirement, Ageing and Financial Inclusion, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 14.

[80]      Department of Health, "Staying at Home", Living Longer, Living Better, http://www.health.gov.au/internet/publications/publishing.nsf/Content/ageing-aged-care-reform-measures-toc~ageing-aged-care-reform-measures-chapter3.htm, (accessed: 17 February 2013).

[81]      Department of Health, "Staying at Home", Living Longer, Living Better, http://www.health.gov.au/internet/publications/publishing.nsf/Content/ageing-aged-care-reform-measures-toc~ageing-aged-care-reform-measures-chapter3.htm, (accessed: 17 February 2013).

[82]      Ms Elderton, Policy Manager, Carers Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 20.

[83]      Royal District Nursing Service, Submission 24, p. 3.

[84]      Dr Macpherson, Submission 62, p. 2.

[85]      Ms Elderton, Policy Manager, Carers Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 20.

[86]      National Rural Health Alliance Inc, Submission 45, p. 5.

[87]      Submission 56, p. 17.

[88]      Submission 23, p. 7.

[89]      Submission 32, p. 14.

[90]      Alzheimer's Australia, Submission 42, p. 11.

[91]      Submission 37, p. 6.

[92]      Submission 40, p. 10.

[93]      Mrs Edwards, Service Development and Improvement Advisor, BlueCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 12.

[94]      Ms Astete, Senior Manager – Day and Respite Programs, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 13.

[95]      Ms Elderton, Policy Manager, Carers Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 20.

[96]      BlueCare, Submission 32, p. 15.

[97]      Ms Elderton, Policy Manager, Carers Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 20.

[98]      Submission 32, p. 9.

[99]      Brotherhood of St Laurence, A preliminary evaluation of the Short Break Stay Program, tabled 16 December 2013, p. 2.

[100]    Submission 42, p. 10.

[101]    Mrs Potter, Submission 20, p. [3].

[102]    Ms Astete, Senior Manager – Day and Respite Programs, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 12.

[103]    Submission 11, p. 2.

[104]    Ms Elderton, Policy Manager, Carers Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 20.

[105]    Benetas, Submission 21, p. [3].

[106]    Ms Astete, Senior Manager – Day and Respite Programs, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 12.

[107]    Mr Rees, Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer's Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 37.

[108]    Ms Astete, Senior Manager – Day and Respite Programs, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 12.

[109]    Brightwater Care Group, Submission 50, p. 11.

[110]    Ms Astete, Senior Manager – Day and Respite Programs, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 11.

[111]    Ms Astete, Senior Manager – Day and Respite Programs, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 13.

[112]    Mrs Potter, Submission 20, p. [3]; Catholic Health Australia, Submission 14, p. 7.

[113]    Benetas, Submission 21, p. [3].

[114]    Submission 21, p. [3].

[115]    Submission 42, p. 11.

[116]    Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health, Submission 19, p. 2.

[117]    Submission 45, p. 5.

[118]    Submission 19, p. 8.

[119]    Submission 19, p. 10.

[120]    Ms Astete, Senior Manager – Day and Respite Programs, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 10; BlueCare, Submission 32, p. 12.

Chapter 4 - Meeting the needs of Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia in residential care

[1]        Mr Rees, Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer's Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 34.

[2]        Alzheimer's Australia NSW, Submission 23, p. 3.

[3]        Mrs Edwards, Service Development and Improvement Advisor, BlueCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 11.

[4]        HammondCare, Submission 25, p. 3.

[5]        Ms Morley, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 1.

[6]        Ms Smith, First Assistant Secretary, Ageing and Aged Care Division, Department of Health and Ageing (Department), Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 40.

[7]        Submission 55, p. 10.

[8]        Ms Morley, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 2.

[9]        Dr Macpherson, Submission 62, p. 5.

[10]      Ms Morley, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 8.

[11]      Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Submission 49, p. 8.

[12]      Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Submission 49, p. 8.

[13]      Ms Smith, First Assistant Secretary, Ageing and Aged Care Division, Department, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 48.

[14]      Ms Morley, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 1.

[15]      Mr Rees, Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer's Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 28.

[16]      Mrs Edwards, Service Development and Improvement Advisor, BlueCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 12.

[17]      Ms Raguz, General Manager – Residential Care, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 13.

[18]      BlueCare, Submission 32, p. 3. Also see: Brightwater Care Group, Submission 50, pp 5 and 10.

[19]      Ms Morley, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 2.

[20]      Submission 32, p. 13.

[21]      Ms Morley, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 2.

[22]      Ms Morka, General Manager, Retirement, Ageing and Financial Inclusion, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 10.

[23]      Submission 32, p. 3.

[24]      Ms Pieters–Hawke, Co-Chair, Minister's Dementia Advisory Council, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 35.

[25]      Mr Hunt, Private Capacity, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 33.

[26]      Ms Calvert, Manager, Dementia Tas, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 10.

[27]      Dr Smith, Private Capacity, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, pp 15–16.

[28]      Ms Walters, Innovation and Continuous Improvement Manager, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, pp 4–5.

[29]      BlueCare, Submission 32, p. 9.

[30]      Ms Mathers, Submission 3, p. 2.

[31]      Australian of the Year Awards: Honour Roll; Dr John Tooth OAM, 2007 State Finalist Australian of the Year in recognition of contribution to dementia care,  http://www.australianoftheyear.org.au/honour-roll/#browse:view=fullView&recipientID=743 (accessed: 25 March 2014).

[32]      Dr Tooth, Submission 8, p. 3.

[33]      Submission 8, p. 3.

[34]      The Companion to Tasmanian History: Edited by Alison Alexander, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies at the University of Tasmania, http://www.utas.edu.au/library/companion_to_tasmanian_history/A/Adards%20Nursing%20Home.htm, accessed 25 March 2014.

[35]      Mr Lipmann, Chief Executive Officer, Wintringham Specialist Aged Care, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 6.

[36]      Ms Morley, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 1.

[37]      Ms Raguz, General Manager – Residential Care, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 13.

[38]      Ms Raguz, General Manager – Residential Care, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 13.

[39]      Ms Walters, Innovation and Continuous Improvement Manager, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 11.

[40]      Mrs Edwards, Service Development and Improvement Advisor, BlueCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 12.

[41]      Mr Davidson, Principle Policy Consultant – Complex, Chronic and Community Service, Tasmania Health Organisation South, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 16.

[42]      Ms Pieters–Hawke, Co-Chair, Minister's Dementia Advisory Council, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 37.

[43]      Submission 50, p. 6.

[44]      Dr Morkham, National Director, Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013,   p. 36.

[45]      Submission 25, p. 3.

[46]      Ms Raguz, General Manager – Residential Care, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 13.

[47]      Mr Cunningham, Director – The Dementia Centre, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, pp 16–17.

[48]      Mr Cunningham, Director – The Dementia Centre, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 17.

[49]      Ms Walters, Innovation and Continuous Improvement Manager, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 4.

[50]      Alzheimer's Australia, Submission 42.2, p. 2. Information regarding this program can be found at www.enablingenvironments.com.au along with a number of useful free resources.

[51]      Henry Brodaty, Brian M Draper, Lee-Fay Low, "Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: a seven-tiered model of service delivery", Medical Journal of Australia, no. 178, 2003, p. 232.

[52]      Ms Morley, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 2.

[53]      BlueCare, Submission 32, p. 13.

[54]      Carers Australia, Submission 46, p. 10.

[55]      Minister's Dementia Advisory Group, Submission 28, p. 3.

[56]      Lee-Fay Low, Fiona White, Yun-Hee Jeon, Meredith Gresham and Henry Brodaty, 'Desired characteristics and outcomes of community care service for persons with dementia: What is important according to clients, service providers and policy', Australasian Journal on Ageing, vol. 32, no. 2, June 2013, p. 95.

[57]      Ms Morley, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 9.

[58]      Professor Draper, Submission 17 – Attachment 1, p. [3].

[59]      Submission 50, p. 2.

[60]      Mrs Di Mezza, Advocacy Coordinator, Australian Capital Territory Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 1.

[61]      Mr Cunningham, Director – The Dementia Centre, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 14.

[62]      Dr Smith, Private Capacity, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 15.

[63]      Mrs Nicholl, Advocate, Elder Rights Advocacy, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 27.

[64]      Mrs Nicholl, Advocate, Elder Rights Advocacy, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 27.

[65]      Professor Draper, Submission 17 – Attachment 1, p. [4].

[66]      Mr Lipmann, Chief Executive Officer, Wintringham Specialist Aged Care, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 5.

[67]      Ms Fischer, Nurse Unit Manager, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 9; Dr Morkham, National Director, Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013,   p. 35.

[68]      Ms Morley, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 3.

[69]      Submission 55, pp 3, 6.

[70]      Submission 55, p. 9.

[71]      Ms Morley, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 8.

[72]      Mrs Edwards, Service Development and Improvement Advisor, BlueCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, pp 13–14.

[73]      Mr Rees, Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer's Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 34.

[74]      Mrs Nicholl, Advocate, Elder Rights Advocacy, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 24.

[75]      Dr Macpherson, Submission 62, p. 2.

[76]      HammondCare, Submission 25, p. 4.

[77]      Ms Raguz, General Manager – Residential Care, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 13.

[78]      Ms Raguz, General Manager – Residential Care, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 14.

[79]      Mrs Dickins, Private Capacity, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 5.

[80]      Dr Tooth, Submission 8, p. 6.

[81]      Submission 16, p. 2.

[82]      Ms Calvert, Manager, Dementia Tas, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 10.

[83]      Ms Lyttle, Chief Executive Officer, Elder Rights Advocacy, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 26.

[84]      Ms Delmonte, Allied Health Manager and Spark of Life Practitioner, Mercy Parklands, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 44.

Chapter 5 - The dementia care workforce

[1]        NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association, Submission 55, p. 2.

[2]        Mercy Health, Submission 29, p. 3.

[3]        Professor McInerney, Professor of Aged Care, Mercy Health and the Australian Catholic University, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 26; Mr Li, Senior Policy Adviser, Australian Psychological Society, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 20.

[4]        Ms Morka, General Manager, Retirement, Ageing and Financial Inclusion, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 10.

[5]        NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association, Submission 55, p. 2.

[6]        Caring for Older Australians, Canberra, 2011, p. 351.

[7]        In-camera evidence.

[8]        Mr Oldham, Private Capacity, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 7.

[9]        Mr Brooks, Chief Executive Officer, Presbyterian Care Tasmania, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, pp 26–27.

[10]      Ms Morley, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 2.

[11]      Mr Hunt, Private Capacity, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 33.

[12]      Ms Morley, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 11.

[13]      NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association, Submission 55, p. 2.

[14]      Ms Morley, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 2.

[15]      BlueCare, Submission 32, p. 8.

[16]      Ms Mathers, Dementia Care Tasmania, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 1.

[17]      Mrs Di Mezza, Advocacy Coordinator, Australian Capital Territory Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 4.

[18]      Mr Oldham, Private Capacity, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 3; Dr Macpherson, Submission 62, p. 4.

[19]      Dr Macpherson, Submission 62, p. 4.

[20]      Dr Kidd, Chair, Australian Medical Association Committee for Health and Ageing, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 3.

[21]      Ms Dickens, Submission 2, p. 1.

[22]      Ms Morley, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 12.

[23]      Submission 49, p. 8.

[24]      Mr Lipmann, Chief Executive Officer, Wintringham Specialist Aged Care, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 6.

[25]      Ms Pieters–Hawke, Co-Chair, Minister's Dementia Advisory Council, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 27.

[26]      Professor Draper, private capacity, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 51.

[27]      Mr Oldham, Private Capacity, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 3; Mr Osbourne, private capacity, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 23.

[28]      Ms Morley, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, pp 2–3.

[29]      Ms Calvert, Manager, Dementia Tas, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 13.

[30]      Mr Reed, Assistant Director of Nursing – Mental Health Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 22.

[31]      Submission 55, p. 9.

[32]      Ms Morley, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 12.

[33]      Mr Lipmann, Chief Executive Officer, Wintringham Specialist Aged Care, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 5.

[34]      Ms Pieters–Hawke, Co-Chair, Minister's Dementia Advisory Council, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 27.

[35]      Ms Small, General Manager of Operations, Wintringham Specialist Aged Care, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 7.

[36]      Ms Dickins, Submission 2, p. [1]; Benetas, Submission 21, p. [3].

[37]      Professor Draper, Submission 17 – Attachment 1, p. [6].

[38]      Ms Raguz, General Manager – Residential Care, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 15.

[39]      Mr Cunningham, Director – The Dementia Centre, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 15.

[40]      Ms Pieters–Hawke, Co-Chair, Minister's Dementia Advisory Council, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 36.

[41]      Mr Stokes, Principal Advisory, Australian Psychological Society, Committee Hansard,
16 December 2013, p. 19.

[42]      Ms Morka, General Manager, Retirement, Ageing and Financial Inclusion, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 10.

[43]      Dr Kidd, Chair, Australian Medical Association Committee for Health and Ageing, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 3.

[44]      Mr Cunningham, Director – The Dementia Centre, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 15.

[45]      Department, Submission 56, p. 21.

[46]      Ms Smith, First Assistant Secretary, Ageing and Aged Care Division, Department, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 47.

[47]      Ms Smith, First Assistant Secretary, Ageing and Aged Care Division, Department, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 47.

[48]      BlueCare, Submission 32, p. 10.

[49]      Dementia Care Australia, Submission 54, p. 7.

[50]      Dr Morrissey, Old Age Psychiatrist, Department of Health and Human Services – Tasmania, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 24.

[51]      Submission 19, p. 5.

[52]      For example, Alzheimer's Australia Western Australia offers a Certificate IV in Dementia Practice.

[53]      Ms Morley, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 2.

[54]      Mr Oldham, private capacity, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 3.

[55]      Ms Walters, Innovation and Continuous Improvement Manager, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 12.

[56]      BlueCare, Submission 32, p. 8; Dementia Care Australia, Submission 54, p. 8.

[57]      Mrs Edwards, Service Development and Improvement Advisor, BlueCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 12; National Rural Health Alliance Inc, Submission 45, p. 6.

[58]      Submission 19, p. 3.

[59]      Ms Morley, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 6.

[60]      Mrs Edwards, Service Development and Improvement Advisor, BlueCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 12.

[61]      Brotherhood of St Laurence, Submission 40, p. 8.

[62]      Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Submission 49, p. 8.

[63]      Mr Reed, Assistant Director of Nursing – Mental Health Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 23.

[64]      Mrs Di Mezza, Advocacy Coordinator, Australian Capital Territory Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 10; Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health, Submission 19, p. 3.

[65]      Mrs Edwards, Service Development and Improvement Advisor, BlueCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 15.

[66]      Productivity Commission, Caring for Older Australians, Canberra, 2011, p. 354.

[67]      Submission 52, p. 7.

[68]      Caring for Older Australians, Canberra, 2011, p. 365.

Chapter 6 - The use of restraints in dementia care

[1]        Department of Health and Ageing (Department), Decision-making tool: supporting a restraint free environment in residential aged care, 2012, p. 40.

[2]        Ms Cook, Public Advocate, Office of the Public Advocate Queensland, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 1.

[3]        Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 36.

[4]        Mrs Di Mezza, Advocacy Coordinator, Australian Capital Territory Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 7.

[5]        Mrs Nicholl, Advocate, Elder Rights Advocacy, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 24.

[6]        Mrs Di Mezza, Advocacy Coordinator, Australian Capital Territory Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, pp 7–8.

[7]        Ms Cook, Public Advocate, Office of the Public Advocate Queensland, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 6.

[8]        Mrs Di Mezza, Advocacy Coordinator, Australian Capital Territory Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 4.

[9]        See: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/OlderPersons.aspx (accessed: 26 March 2014).

[10]      Submission 39, pp 2–3.

[11]      Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 36.

[12]      Submission 49, p. 12.

[13]      Dr Smith, Private Capacity, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 22.

[14]      Mr Rees, Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer's Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013,   p. 34.

[15]      Professor Draper, private capacity, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 50.

[16]      Mrs Di Mezza, Advocacy Coordinator, Australian Capital Territory Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, pp 5–7; Ms Cook, Public Advocate, Office of the Public Advocate Queensland, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, pp 5–7.

[17]      Ms Cook, Public Advocate, Office of the Public Advocate Queensland, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 6.

[18]      Ms Cook, Public Advocate, Office of the Public Advocate Queensland, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 6.

[19]      Mr Rees, Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer's Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013,   p. 34.

[20]      NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association, Submission 55, p. 2.

[21]      Mrs Edwards, Service Development and Improvement Advisor, BlueCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 11.

[22]      Ms Astete, Senior Manager – Day and Respite Programs, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 13.

[23]      Dr Cleary, Geriatrician, Dementia Behaviour and Management Advisory Service, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 23.

[24]      Mrs Potter, Submission 20, p. [7].

[25]      Ms Raguz, General Manager – Residential Care, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 14.

[26]      Ms Raguz, General Manager – Residential Care, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 14; Mrs Edwards, Service Development and Improvement Advisor, BlueCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 14.

[27]      Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, pp 35–6; Mr Stokes, Principal Advisory, Australian Psychological Society, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 21.

[28]      Mr Stokes, Principal Advisory, Australian Psychological Society, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 16.

[29]      Dr Morkham, National Director, Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013,   p. 34.

[30]      Ms Lyttle, Chief Executive Officer, Elder Rights Advocacy, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 25.

[31]      Submission 39, p. 3.

[32]      Mr Rees, Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer's Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013,  pp 33–34.

[33]      Mr Cunningham, Director – The Dementia Centre, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 18.

[34]      Dr Cleary, Geriatrician, Dementia Behaviour and Management Advisory Service, Committee Hansard, 10 July 2013, p. 23.

[35]      Professor Draper, private capacity, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 51.

[36]      Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 35.

[37]      Dr Towler, Principal Medical Adviser, Population Health Division, Department, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 43.

[38]      Professor Draper, private capacity, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 52.

[39]      Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 35.

[40]      Mr Cooper-Stanbury, Head – Ageing and Aged Care Unit, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 32.

[41]      Ms Platona, Assistant Secretary, Pharmaceutical Benefits Division, Department, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, pp 40–41.

[42]      Dr Towler, Principle Medical Adviser, Population Health Division, Department, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 41.

[43]      Department, Submission 56, p. 8.

[44]      Mr Cooper-Stanbury, Head – Ageing and Aged Care Unit, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 32.

[45]      Mr Rees, Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer's Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013,  p. 33.

[46]      Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 36.

[47]      Mrs Nicholl, Advocate, Elder Rights Advocacy, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 24.

[48]      Mrs Nicholl, Advocate, Elder Rights Advocacy, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 24.

[49]      Mrs Di Mezza, Advocacy Coordinator, Australian Capital Territory Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, pp 7–8.

[50]      Mrs Di Mezza, Advocacy Coordinator, Australian Capital Territory Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, pp 7–8.

[51]      Mrs Nicholl, Advocate, Elder Rights Advocacy, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 30.

[52]      Submission 56, p. 7.

[53]      Department, Submission 56, p. 7.

[54]      Submission 56, p. 8.

[55]      Department, Submission 56, p. 9.

[56]      Mrs Edwards, Service Development and Improvement Advisor, BlueCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 11.

[57]      Mr Cunningham, Director – The Dementia Centre, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 18.

[58]      Submission 21, p. [4].

[59]      Ms Raguz, General Manager – Residential Care, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 17.

[60]      Department, Decision-making tool: supporting a restraint free environment in residential aged care, 2012, p. 26.

[61]      Benetas, Submission 21, p. [4].

[62]      Mrs Di Mezza, Advocacy Coordinator, Australian Capital Territory Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 6.

[63]      Mr Rees, Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer's Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 31.

[64]      Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 35.

[65]      Ms Morka, General Manager, Retirement, Ageing and Financial Inclusion, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 12.

[66]      Ms Small, General Manager of Operations, Wintringham Specialist Aged Care, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 5.

[67]      Submission 25, p. 4.

[68]      Ms Walters, Innovation and Continuous Improvement Manager, Rural Northwest Health, Committee Hansard, 17 December 2013, p. 5.

[69]      Professor Pond, representative, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 36.

[70]      Professor Draper, private capacity, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 50.

[71]      Submission 49, p. 9.

[72]      Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Submission 49, p. 12.

Chapter 7 - Younger Onset Dementia

[1]        Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance, Submission 48, p. 4.

[2]        Mr Cunningham, Director – The Dementia Centre, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 19.

[3]        Submission 49, p. 7.

[4]        Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance, Submission 48, p. 5.

[5]        Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance, Submission 48, p. 4.

[6]        Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Submission 49, p. 7.

[7]        Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Submission 49, p. 7.

[8]        Professor McInerney, Professor of Aged Care, Mercy Health and the Australian Catholic University, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 32.

[9]        Submission 48, pp  5–6.

[10]      Dr Baker, Chief Executive, National Disability Services, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 8.

[11]      Alzheimer's Australia, Submission 42.2, p. 3.

[12]      Alzheimer's Australia, Submission 42.2, p. 3.

[13]      Dr Baker, Chief Executive, National Disability Services, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 9; Professor McInerney, Professor of Aged Care, Mercy Health and the Australian Catholic University, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 27; Mercy Health, Submission 29, p. 4; Consumers Health Forum of Australia, Submission 35, p. 2.

[14]      Royal District Nursing Service, Submission 24, p. 4.

[15]      Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance, Submission 48, p. 7.

[16]      Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance, Submission 48, p. 7.

[17]      Dr Baker, Chief Executive, National Disability Services, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 8.

[18]      Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance, Submission 48, p. 7.

[19]      Submission 48, p. 8.

[20]      Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance, Submission 48, p. 9.

[21]      Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance, Submission 48, p. 9.

[22]      Productivity Commission, Caring for Older Australians, Canberra, 2011, p. 46; HammondCare, Submission 25, p. 6.

[23]      Submission 48, p. 5.

[24]      Submission 29, p. 4.

[25]      Helping Hand, Submission 11, p. 1.

[26]      Helping Hand, Submission 11, p. 1; Dr Baker, Chief Executive, National Disability Services, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 11.

[27]      Submission 49, p. 8.

[28]      Mercy Health, Submission 29, p. 5.

[29]      Ms Woolstencroft, Carer, Carers ACT, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 22.

[30]      Dr Morkham, National Director, Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 32; Professor McInerney, Professor of Aged Care, Mercy Health and the Australian Catholic University, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 27.

[31]      Mr Rees, Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer's Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 37.

[32]      Ms Raguz, General Manager – Residential Care, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 19.

[33]      National Disability Services, Submission 43, p. 3.

[34]      Ms Woolstencroft, Carer, Carers ACT, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 21.

[35]      Submission 42, p. 7.

[36]      Ms Raguz, General Manager – Residential Care, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 18.

[37]      Ms Elderton, Policy Manager, Carers Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 20.

[38]      Carers Australia, Submission 46, pp 12–13.

[39]      Dr Baker, Chief Executive, National Disability Services, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 8.

[40]      Ms Raguz, General Manager – Residential Care, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 14.

[41]      Helping Hand, Submission 11, p. 1.

[42]      Mercy Health, Submission 29, p. 5.

[43]      Dr Morkham, National Director, Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 37.

[44]      BlueCare, Submission 32, p. 3.

[45]      Professor Draper, private capacity, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 53.

[46]      Dr Morkham, National Director, Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 33.

[47]      HammondCare, Submission 25, p. 5.

[48]      Alzheimer's Australia, Submission 42, p. 8.

[49]      Ms Small, General Manager of Operations, Wintringham Specialist Aged Care, Committee Hansard, 16 December 2013, p. 7.

[50]      Mr Cunningham, Director – The Dementia Centre, HammondCare, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 19.

[51]      Professor Draper, private capacity, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 53.

[52]      Department of Social Services, 2013–14 Supplementary Estimates, answer to question on notice (written): 433, (received 18 February 2014). 

[53]      Alzheimer's Australia, National Younger Onset Dementia Key Worker Program, http://www.fightdementia.org.au/services/younger-onset-dementia-key-worker-program.aspx, (accessed: 19 February 2013).

[54]      Ms Hudson, Wellbeing and Dementia Support Coordinator, Brightwater Care Group, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 33.

[55]      Submission 29, p. 2.

[56]      Dr Morkham, National Director, Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 38; Mr Rees, Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer's Australia, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 38; Professor McInerney, Professor of Aged Care, Mercy Health and the Australian Catholic University, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 27.

[57]      Dr Baker, Chief Executive, National Disability Services, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 8.

[58]      Dr Baker, Chief Executive, National Disability Services, Committee Hansard, 14 February 2014, p. 10.

[59]      Submission 29, p. 5.

[60]      National Disability Services, Submission 43, p. 5.

[61]      Ms Cook, Public Advocate, Office of the Public Advocate Queensland, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 2.

[62]      Ms Cook, Public Advocate, Office of the Public Advocate Queensland, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 2.

[63]      Mrs Di Mezza, Advocacy Coordinator, Australian Capital Territory Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service, Committee Hansard, 17 July 2013, p. 9.

Concluding comments

[1]        Dementia in Australia, 2012. AIHW noted that 24,400 sufferers were aged under 65.

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