Patient resources and support:
National Dementia Helpline 1800 100 500
The National Dementia Helpline operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
It provides support and advocacy for people with dementia and their families and carers. Services include providing information, education, counselling and support groups.
There are a number of Dementia Australia service providers available. You can get information by contacting Dementia Australia.
Patient help sheets
The Dementia Australia Help Sheets are a comprehensive list of topics from all about dementia, the types of dementia, changed behaviours and dementia, looking after families and carers and caring for someone with dementia, etc
NPS Medicines and Dementia
A resource for people with dementia and their carers (AA and NPS Medicinewise publication) and accompanying tips sheets – www.nps.org.au/dementia
My Aged Care - 1800 200 422
Provides us to date information about Australia’s care system, services and assessments.
Carer Gateway – 1800 422 737 Monday to Friday 8am – 6pm
Helps carers access practical information and advice and connect with services in their local area