Care Global Team

Our Care team aims to help improve the quality of life and delivery of high-quality and affordable care and support for people living with dementia, their care partners, and their families.
 

Care Team

Global Team Lead: Harry Johns
Team Members: DY Suharya; Kate Swaffer; Meera Pattabiraman; Li-Yu Tang; Paul Hogan; Jeremy Hughes; Shekhar Saxana; Kees Van Der Burg; Marjolein Van Der Marck

Aims of the group

  • To help improve the quality of life and delivery of high-quality and affordable care and support for people living with dementia and their care partners.
  • To recognise and seek to prioritise the human rights and dignity of all people affected by dementia.

Current work priorities

  • Creating and distributing a bold, informed WDC statement on the importance of and principles for good dementia care.
  • Identifying the gaps in current knowledge and research around dementia care, including the areas with the greatest potential in benefiting people affected by dementia and their care partners.

Our Care team members

Our Care team is led by WDC member Harry Johns, who works with an expert and experienced global team of WDC members and associate members.
  • Harry Johns
    Harry Johns
    WDC Member and Global Team Lead
  • Kusumadewi (DY) Suharya
    Kusumadewi (DY) Suharya
    WDC Member
  • Kate Swaffer
    Kate Swaffer
    WDC Member
  • Meera Pattabiraman
    Meera Pattabiraman
    WDC Member and Trustee
  • Li-Yu Tang
    Li-Yu Tang
    WDC Member
  • Paul Hogan
    Paul Hogan
    WDC Member
  • Jeremy Hughes
    Jeremy Hughes
    WDC Member and Trustee
  • Shekhar Saxana
    Associate Member
  • Kees Van Der Burg
    Team Member
  • Marjolein Van Der Marck
    World Young Leaders in Dementia