Introduction to Dementia

This course is available in
All states

This session provides an introduction to dementia, including an overview of different types of dementia, diagnosis, planning ahead and how to support someone living with dementia. This session provides more detail about causes of dementia and obtaining a diagnosis.

Dementia Australia's facilitators have specialist knowledge, skills and experience. 

You will gain knowledge in:

  • types of dementia, signs and symptoms 
  • the experience of living with dementia 
  • available services and where to access support.

Suitable for: Members of the public who want to learn more about dementia, or are concerned that they or someone they know may have dementia. 
 
This session can be delivered onsite on behalf of community groups and organisations. If you would like to discuss onsite delivery, please contact the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500. 

This session is not suitable for professional carers or people employed in the health or aged care industries. The resources, content and delivery will not meet the needs of professionals. To explore Dementia Australia’s range of professional development, please visit the Centre for Dementia Learning

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Our events calendar is updated whenever new events are organised. If you don’t find something suitable today, please check back here at another time.

You can also watch our collection of education videos whenever you choose. Delivered by a range of dementia specialists, you can register to watch each video. All available videos are listed here.