Understanding dementia – community session

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. The two hour 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 general public who are concerned about their memory and dementia or who are worried that someone they know may have dementia. 
 
This session can be delivered onsite on the 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 program 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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