Global Action Against Dementia

Dementia Australia SA was delighted to welcome UK dementia champion, Gill Ayling to the Maptek Auditorium 8 September 2015 where she presented dementia-friendly case studies from the UK to highlight the key elements that make dementia-friendly communities possible.


Global Action Against Dementia Presented by Gill Ayling

8 September 2015

Gill Ayling has over 30 years of experience in the UK civil service and in the last 15 years has held senior roles in central government policy and operations work.

Gill currently works in the UK Department of Health and is Head of Global Action against Dementia (GAAD). She has senior level knowledge and experience of working with Ministers, and successful cross-sector working across Whitehall, with the wider public sector, independent and third sector partners, a range of professional groups, but most importantly she has worked closely with people with dementia, their carers and families ensuring their views are reflected in policy decisions that will impact on them.


Global Action Against Dementia Panel Discussion feat. Gill Ayling, Ian Gladstone, Brett Partington and Tim Wallace

8 September 2015

Following Gill Ayling’s presentation 8 September 2015, Alzheimer’s Australia SA hosted a panel discussion covering a range of topics and perspectives relating to dementia. Thank you again to our guest panel members, Ian Gladstone who spoke about his dementia journey, Brett Partington who spoke about caring for his father with dementia, and to Tim Wallace from Dementia Australia SA who explained to our audience exactly how we as an organisation provide support and services in South Australia.