Dementia Australia’s Karen Cmiel has been working in the Aged Care sector for over 20 years.  She has qualifications in Community Leisure and Health, Community Services Management, Dementia care and Education and Training.

She is a registered Diversional Therapist and has worked in both residential and community care. During her 20 years she has managed aged care facilities and worked as an aged care consultant. 

In her current role with Dementia Australia, she talks about teaching architects and building designers to design for aged care, dementia-friendly design and what constitutes meaningful design for people living with dementia.

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