Papers and other publications

Carers of people living with dementia and discrimination

Joint position statement between Dementia Australia and Carers Australia.
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Transforming Dementia Care 2020

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Medication Use By People Living With Dementia

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Hospital Care for People living with Dementia

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Dementia Policy Statement

Policy Statement Palliative Care and Dementia Australia May 2018. Read the report.

2017 IPSOS report

Awareness and understanding of dementia in Australia. Read the report.

Dementia and the impact of stigma

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Younger onset dementia: Bridging the gap

Read or download the Discussion Paper.

People with progressive neurodegenerative diseases in the NDIS - NAA position paper

The Neurological Alliance Australia (NAA) believes that the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will transform the lives of people living with progressive neurodegenerative diseases and has promoted and supported the Scheme since its inception.

Read or download the position paper.

The economic cost of dementia in Australia 2016-2056

Read the overview page.

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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.

Read or download Dementia and your legal rights.

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.

Read or download Superannuation and dementia.

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.

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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.

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Pfizer Health Reports

Pfizer Health Reports on dementia developed by Dementia Australia and supported by Pfizer Australia.

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End of life care

Survey report (Feb 2014) on end of life care for people with dementia.

Evaluation Reports  

Evaluation reports on topics including CEWT, DESP AND LWML.

Issues and initiatives in acute care in South Australia

A background paper by Margot Strachan, Sue Jarrad and Alan Nankivell (2003).

Consumer directed care

Is consumer directed care a direction for Australia, Anne Howe / Dementia Australia, 2003.

Personal and Possible

Achieving Quality Dementia Care in Residential Aged Care Services (2002).

Future Directions

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

Down Syndrome and Dementia

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