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Dementia is not a normal part of ageing.
It is a chronic, progressive and terminal disease.
Read our comprehensive information section for health professionals.
The International Alzheimer’s Disease Research Portfolio (IADRP) database brings together funded research supported by public and private organizations both in the US and abroad.
The Is It Dementia website was decommissioned in June 2018.
Is It dementia is an education workshop designed to broaden dementia knowledge for customer-facing staff in the banking, correctional, fire, retail and transport service sectors.
Centre for Dementia Learning’s facilitators work with executive teams, management and staff to increase their awareness of dementia to improve the customer experience for people living with dementia, their families and carers.
The website kateswaffer.com is committed to meaningful dialogue with a wide range of stakeholders about the critical issues impacting a person living with a diagnosis of dementia and their loved ones.
Kate Swaffer was awarded:
Australian of the year, 2017, South Australia
University of Wollongong Alumni Social Impact Award, 2016
100 Women of Influence (Australia), 2016
A joint collaboration between Dementia Australia NT, University of Western Australia and National Ageing Research Institute, written by Gail Marsh, Marilyn Inglis, Kate Smith and Dina LoGiudice.
LGBTI and dementia
This guide was prepared by Dementia Australia for LGBTI people living with dementia, their families, friends and care partners.
Choosing an Ageing and Aged Care Service that is LGBTI Inclusive (for consumers)
A Fact Sheet from the National LGBTI Health Alliance Silver Rainbow project
Library and information services
Our library provides access to quality dementia related information. This information is applicable to people with dementia, their carers friends and family. This is also useful for health professionals, other service providers and members of the general public.
Resources contained in our library include books, journals and magazines, DVDs and CD's. Topics covered in the library collection include behaviour, residential care, dementia design, activities, reminiscing, carer stories and books for children.