Please contact me if you would like to book me to present to your organisation and staff, or to be a speaker at an event or conference you are planning. Travel and/or accommodation expenses would need to be covered. If a speakers fee is available, I usually ask you donate it to The Big Issue in South Australia.
19 April: ADI Taipei 2013 conference; Dementia and the impact of not driving, Presenter
19 April: ADI Taipei 2013 conference; The unique challenges of YOD, Presenter
17-19 April: ADI Taipei 2013 conference; Dementia and Tertiary Education: An Unlikely Partnership, Poster presentation
23 March: ECH Ridgehaven Residents Forum; The challenges of younger onset dementia; Guest speaker
19-20 March: Alzheimer’s Australia; Younger Onset Dementia National Consumers Summit: A new horizon, speaker
22 February: Congress of Psychology Private Australia Incorporated; Positive Psychology and Dementia; Guest speaker
18 January: Eldercare Chaplains Team Day; Presentation – Dementia: The Lived Experience and Workshops on Residential Aged Care and Spirituality for PWD.
29 November: Domiciliary Care SA, Social Worker Training Day; Person Centred Care, Presenter
23 November: Dementia Training Study Centre SA-NT YOD Forum; Living well in spite of dementia; Guest speaker.
25 October: Caladenia Dementia Care AGM; The challenges of younger onset dementia; Guest speaker
22nd October: ACS Demystifying Consumer Directed Care Forum; The Consumer Experience, Guest speaker
19 October: Dementia Training & Study Centre, SA & NT; Seminar, Living well in spite of dementia; guest speaker
27-28 September: ANU, Canberra, National Dementia Research Forum, guest speaker
4th September: Domiciliary Care SA, Launch of DVD, Conversations with Kate
21 August: Masonic Homes, Community Nursing SA, Southern Region, Staff training
22nd June: University of South Australia, Successful Aging Seminar, Living Positively With Dementia, guest speaker.
20 June: Dementia Network forum, Canberra ACT, The Younger Person with Dementia and their Carers, guest speaker.
31 May: Neurological Foundation Lecture, Auckland New Zealand, Living Positively With Dementia, Keynote speaker.
30 May: Alzheimer’s Auckland New Zealand, Seminar on Dementia with staff, volunteers and consumers, guest speaker.
29 May: Neurological Foundation Lecture, Christchurch New Zealand, Living Positively With Dementia, Keynote speaker
24 May: Radio New Zealand, Feature Guest, http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/2519800/feature-guest-kate-swaffer
24-27 May: Alzheimer’s New Zealand biennial International Conference, Future Faces of Dementia, Living Positively With Dementia, Key note speaker; Presenter:, Panelist.
23 May: Alzheimer’s Wellington New Zealand, Social group meeting; Guest speaker
7-10 March: ADI Conference London 2012, Presenter and Chair.
- 8 March - Person Centred Care: An Insider’s View;
- 9 March - Non Pharmacological Interventions for Dementia;
- 10 March - Who I am – What I want
25-28 February: The Adelaide Fringe 2012, Event: My Unseen Disappearing World my personal story about dementia, laughter, dancing, tragedy, sadness, humour, memory loss, playing cards alone, grief, tears, shock, humiliation, stigma, keeping secrets, daring, engagement and inspiration; hysterical, poignant and life changing.
24 February: Thinkers in Residence Conference, Adelaide Hilton Hotel, The Science of Well being, Positive in spite of dementia, Presenter. Slides: Positive in spite of dementia
25 November: Masonic Homes, Community Nursing SA, Southern Region Staff training
22 November: Masonic Homes, Community Nursing SA, Southern Region Staff training
5/6 November: WordCamp Gold Coast, Using WordPress to capture memories, Keynote speaker.
13 October: Alzheimer’s Australia Fight Dementia National Campaign March, Speaker
19 September: Dementia Awareness Week, Resthaven Incorporated The Good The Bad The Brilliant Project; Presentation and Panel Discussion
8 September: Masonic Homes, Community Nursing SA, Adelaide Hills Region Staff training
24 August: Domiciliary Care – Hampstead site, Community & Home Support SA, Department for Families and Communities; Playford Team Staff training
23 August: EACH Nurses Network Adelaide; Staff training
10 August: Domiciliary Care – Northern region, Community & Home Support SA, Department for Families and Communities; Playford Team Staff training