Australian Capital Territory

Services we provide

Dementia Australia ACT offers a range of services and support to people with dementia, their families and carers including counselling, education and information services.

National Dementia Helpline

The National Dementia Helpline is a telephone information, support and referral service staffed by trained and experienced advisers.

ACT respite links

This service support family carers and people with dementia who find it particularly difficult to access mainstream respite services.

Dementia Links

The Dementia Links Project provides relevant and meaningful social support groups for people diagnosed with early stage dementia through a range of activities. These activities are tailored to the needs, abilities and wishes of the participants.

Counselling service

The counselling service provides an opportunity for family carers and the person with early stage dementia to explore their concerns in depth with an experienced counsellor.

Dementia network

Monthly seminars presenting speakers on a wide range of issues relevant for community and residential care workers supporting people with dementia and their families.

Dementia liaison officers

Co-ordinate and provide a support and advisory service to people with dementia their families and carers.


A dementia specific book and video library available to members of Dementia Australia ACT.

Mobile respite response team

The Mobile Respite Response Team provides a flexible service with two team members to respond with education and support for the both the family carer and the person with dementia in their own home.


A newsletter providing information and the latest research findings.

Contact Us

Dementia Australia ACT is the peak body representing the interests of people affected by dementia in the ACT. To find out more, contact us or call the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500.

Family carer support groups

Dementia specific support groups for family carers.
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Support for people with dementia in ACT

Dementia Australia ACT offers a range of services for people living with dementia or those concerned about increasing lapses of memory.

Living with memory loss program

Living with memory loss is specifically designed for people with early stage dementia; a family member/friend/carer is welcome to accompany them.