Additional support programs
Social support programs
If you’re living with dementia, staying active and social can help your skills and memory. It can also help improve your self-esteem, sleep and wellbeing. Participating in our social support programs can also give respite to people in caring roles.
Social support programs are currently available across Australia.
At Home with Dementia
At Home with Dementia is a free Dementia Australia service that helps you make your home more dementia-friendly.
At Home with Dementia is currently available across Australia.
Visit At Home with Dementia
Dementia Australia’s one-to one Peer Support program connects you with someone who understands your challenges because they have been through a similar experience.
Connecting Peers is available across Australia.
Visit Connecting Peers.
Dementia-specific palliative care program
If you’re living with or caring for someone with dementia, you may benefit from personalised, nurse-led support. You’ll receive specialist advice, as well as clinical and emotional support.
The Nightingale Program is currently available in South Australia.
Café-style support programs
If you enjoy talking to others who are also affected by dementia, you might like to sign up for our café support programs. These programs give people caring for someone with dementia an opportunity to connect over coffee in casual setting.
Our café-style support programs are currently available across Australia.
Programs to keep your mind active
If you have dementia, it’s important to keep your mind active to maintain health and wellbeing. You can exercise the mind by doing things you find challenging or trying new activities. Our programs help you flex your capabilities, practise your skills, engage with your community, and make new friends at the same time.
Mild Cognitive Impairment: Thinking Ahead
Mild Cognitive Impairment: Thinking Ahead is Dementia Australia’s free, small-group program supporting people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI).