Papers and other publications

Dementia Australia policy position statements

Dementia Australia policy position statement: Use of chemical restraint (restrictive practices) in residential aged care | October 2021


Dementia Australia policy position statement: Accommodation for people with younger onset dementia


Dementia Australia policy position statement: Leadership and culture change in aged care


Dementia Australia policy position statement: Access to supports for regional, rural and remote communities 


Dementia Australia policy position statement: Use of cameras in residential aged care


Dementia Australia policy position statement: Wait times for home care packages


Carers of people living with dementia and discrimination

Joint position statement between Dementia Australia and Carers Australia.


Medication Use By People Living With Dementia


Hospital Care for People living with Dementia


2017 IPSOS report

Awareness and understanding of dementia in Australia.


Dementia and the impact of stigma


The economic cost of dementia in Australia 2016-2056


Legal rights

A practical guide to help people diagnosed with dementia, and their families and carers, better understand the legal issues they may be faced with.


Superannuation and dementia

People with dementia and their families often ask whether they have a right to access their superannuation early to assist with their financial situation, given that they have a terminal illness.


Dementia-friendly communities

Dementia Australia is proud to release the dementia-friendly communities white paper, addressing the need for Australia to create and sustain communities which can include people with dementia.


Culturally and linguistically diverse publications

Publications and resources for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.


Engage, enable, empower

Living a healthy lifestyle with dementia or mild cognitive impairment


Quality dementia care

Resources which may assist when caring for people with dementia.


Access Economics Reports

A number of documents which produce estimates of the current and future impact of dementia in various populations within Australia and the surrounding regions.


Evaluation Reports  

Evaluation reports on topics including CEWT, DESP AND LWML.


Future Directions

Future Directions consultancy report by Michael Bird and Ruth Parslow (2001).


Down Syndrome and Dementia

Down Syndrome and Dementia: A Guide for Families by Down Syndrome Australia