Marie Alford

Marie Alford

Head of Dementia Professional Services,
Dementia Centre, HammondCare

Marie Alford

Marie has worked in dementia and behaviour support programs for over two decades since the early Commonwealth initiatives. She is the strategic lead for Dementia Support Australia, a HammondCare led service delivering the National Severe Behaviour Response Teams, the national Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service, Specialist Dementia Care Programs eligibility programs and Staying at Home.

Her work also includes the engagement, stakeholder, research and special needs groups strategies for DSA and the implementation of international programs focused on the Australian DSA program. She also leads the dementia design portfolio for the Dementia Centre across HammondCare.