Motion – Kate Swaffer

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. K.L. Vincent: That this council notes the contribution to dementia awareness of Kate Swaffer and— Congratulates Kate Swaffer on being named as South Australia's Australian of the Year; Recognises Ms Swaffer's role as chairwoman,...

Motion – Kate Swaffer

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I move: That this council notes the contribution to dementia awareness of Kate Swaffer and— Congratulates Kate Swaffer on being named as South Australia's Australian of the Year; Recognises Ms Swaffer's role as chairwoman, chief executive and...

Kelly Vincent – 5AA Interview on wheelchair sports event held at Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre / Oakden Older Persons Mental Health Facility

Transcript from 5AA Andrew Reimer: Kelly Vincent MLC for the State Dignity Party, good evening, have you had a good weekend? Kelly Vincent: I have, yesterday I was at the Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre where they were having a bit of...

Tears and Fears of Oakden Families

The brother of an acute dementia patient at a South Australian nursing home to be closed by the government fears his sister has been overmedicated to control her behaviour while his repeated complaints about her condition took months for staff...

National Dementia Awareness Week

What do you really know about dementia? Dementia is the term used to describe the symptoms of a large group of illnesses which cause a progressive decline in a person’s functioning. It is a broad term used to describe a...

Ageing Doesnt Mean Fading: d4d Announces Rights-Based Older Citizens Policy

Dignity for Disability today released its ageing South Australians policy – anchored by the introduction of new legislation to protect the right of older citizens to live free from abuse and retain their autonomy. Leader of the party Kelly Vincent...