About us

Who are we?

My Dementia Companion is a winner of the recent Dementia Australia, Department of Health and Deloitte's Decoding Dementia Innovation Challenge. We would like to thank them for their generous support, enabling us to develop our innovative technology.

We are a team of passionate carers, health professionals and innovators, who volunteer their time and want to improve the way people living with dementia and their carers are supported.

Our mission is to empower all people impacted by dementia with the knowledge to make informed decisions about their care and to live well with dementia.

Photo: our CEO and founder Nan receiving Decoding Dementia Innovation winner award from Graeme Samuel AC and Maree McCabe (Dementia Australia Chairman and CEO), Jo Mond (Assist Secretary Department of Health), Karen and Kerin Glennen with Takaya Honda (dementia advocates), Andrea Culligan, Michael Kitts and Tom Imbesi (Deloitte) and Matiu Bush (RMIT HealthLab).

The team
Nan, CEO

Pharmacist, carer, board member at NFP dementia service provider

Prof. Pei, COO

MD, professor, carer, health policy and management professional

Adrian, Tech lead

Carer, developer, designer

Consumer and professional experts

We are generously supported by our consumer and professional experts, who donate their precious time and wealth of experience to help us realise our mission to improve dementia care.

Sarah Yeates

CEO of Caladenia Dementia Care, Secretary to the board of Dementia Alliance International

Julie De Napoli

Carer and wife of Frank, mother, grandmother, dog mum and small business owner

Victoria Yeung

Health care professional and manager, marketer

John Kim

Medical researcher, pharmacist

Emily, family carer

“Thank you so much for creating this website. It’s long overdue and just wanted to say excellent job with this! Very well set out, easy to read and intuitive.”

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