Andrew Haszard Head of Operations, Dementia Centre HammondCare

Day 3, 12:00pm – 12:30pm – Dementia Support Australia: Understanding the impact of behaviour on the lives of people living with dementia and the carers that support them

Andrew is a Registered Nurse with a background in community services. Previously he led HammondCare’s Dementia Specific Home Care Service in Melbourne, Victoria. Andrew takes a person-centered approach to care, focusing on dignity, choice and developing partnerships in care between family, staff and clients. He is also an advocate for people’s right to be heard, have choice and to have control, thereby effectively managing risk rather than eliminating it.