Marie Alford, Head of Business Development, Dementia Centre

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

With a background in social work, community services, leadership, advocacy, training and management, Marie has a strong commitment to social justice and consumer engagement. Previously the Director of the South Australian and Northern Territory Dementia Training Study Centre, she comes to the Dementia Centre at HammondCare with experience in project development, managing research projects and a passion for knowledge translation and practice.