Community awareness - NSW

Our Memory Van can come to your community event

We offer a range of services to increase awareness of dementia in the community and highlight the importance of brain health and dementia risk reduction.

What community awareness activities are available?

We offer regular presentations at locations throughout NSW on topics such as:

  • What is dementia? - explains dementia, its impact and some of the major causes focusing on the difference between normal ageing and dementia.
  • Memory and ageing - an interactive session aiming to alleviate ageing worries and provide strategies to help your memory.
  • Your Brain Matters™ - an interactive session providing healthy brain strategies. Read more about dementia risk reduction.

We can provide a speaker to present to your community event or group. Contact Education Ph 02 8875 4640 or email.

Memory vans

Our community awareness activities are supported by the Dementia Australia NSW Memory Vans. They are mobile education resources which travel statewide providing information designed to help educate and assist people living with dementia, their carers and health professionals. The vans are available thanks to generous support from HSBC and the Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation.

The Memory Van can be booked to attend your community event by contacting:

  • Hunter and Mid North Coast region - Belinda Munro  on Ph 02 4962 7000 or email.
  • Remainder of NSW - Paddye Parnell on Ph 0427 216 579 or email.