For people living with dementia

Dementia Australia offers a range of education programs and sessions designed to support people living with dementia.

Our education sessions and programs are designed in response to the specific needs of all forms of dementia including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, Lewy body disease, frontotemporal dementia and younger onset dementia. The education programs focus on skills that support maintaining the independence and general wellbeing of people living with dementia in its various stages. All sessions are delivered by Dementia Australia's highly experienced facilitators who specialise in the delivery of education and support to people living with dementia.

This session provides an overview of the effects of dementia on driving, while offering strategies to assist caregivers to talk about driving with the people in their care.

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This session provides information about dementia and the likely impact of the symptoms on a person’s perception of, and ability to successfully navigate their home environment.  

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This program provides an overview of dementia and how to proceed after a diagnosis. It covers coping with change, relationships and communication, planning for the future and staying healthy.

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This session provides information about mild cognitive impairment as it relates to older people, including diagnosis, progression, treatment and management strategies.

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This session provides information on similarities and differences between Lewy body disease, Parkinson’s disease and Parkinson’s dementia and offers practical tips for family carers.

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This session provides information about a dementia diagnosis and the support options available following a diagnosis. 

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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.  

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This session provides information specific to younger people diagnosed with dementia and their carers, exploring the unique impacts of younger onset dementia.

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