Dementia Australia offer an extensive range of support and specialist services to meet the needs of professional and family carers of people with a diagnosis of dementia. We recognise that just as there are many types and causes of dementia, similarly there is a need for various strategies to effectively support the challenges faced by the person with this condition and their carers.
To find out more click on our options of:
- Carer Support Groups - Australia-wide linking
- Dementia Library - free to borrow books, journals, DVDs and more
- Behaviour Management - holistic approach from Australia's Dementia Experts
- Dementia Design - aimed at providing comfortable and inspiring spaces in homes, community spaces and residential aged care facilities
Carer Support Groups
Dementia Australia is the number one stop for all families and friends of people with dementia looking for support in their carer role. To support family and professional carers we have a Dementia Advice Line 1800 180 023, Dementia Workshops and Australia...
The Dementia Australia Library consists of a range of dementia specific books, videos and journals that are regularly updated with new resources. Library resources are borrowed by people with dementia, carers, families, professionals and students from all...
Dementia Australia’s approach towards management of reactive behaviours associated with dementia is based on a holistic framework. In assessing these unique behaviours we consider the following: Behavioural and physical changes due to the disease...
We know that dementia does not discriminate, with people from all different walks of life affected by the disease. Those with dementia grapple with memory loss, difficulty maintaining focus, diminished language skills and emotional unrest. Physically,...