Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre (UTas)
The Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre is a global leader in dementia research and the largest provider of dementia education, offering world-class online learning that is based on the latest evidence. The Wicking Dementia Centre’s mission is to transform the understanding of dementia worldwide and to build a workforce to lead positive change in ageing and dementia care.
The Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre aims to:
1. Better understand the diseases affecting the brain that cause progressive decline in functioning, affecting memory, problem-solving skills, function and social behaviour
2. Develop evidence-based models of care provision for people with dementia and their caregivers
3. Develop innovative approaches to reducing risk of dementia
4. Provide educational programs to build knowledge and understanding of dementia within the community.