What you need to know about dementia - community session

This course is available in
All states

This session is designed for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and provides information on dementia, signs and symptoms of dementia and how dementia is diagnosed. It covers living with dementia, caring for someone with dementia and getting help.

Dementia Australia's facilitators have specialist knowledge, skills and experience. This session is designed to involve an interpreter,  but it can be delivered without an interpreter. 

You will gain knowledge in:

  • common symptoms of dementia
  • brain and heart health to help reduce the risk of developing dementia
  • how to live well with dementia including available support

Suitable for: Members of the general public from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds 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.