South Australia

Dementia Australia SA provides a wide range of services to assist people living with dementia.

National Dementia Helpline

We have professional staff available to provide up-to-date information about dementia and other associated issues.  Further information about all of our services can be obtained by calling the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500.

Advice and Counselling

Counsellors are available to provide advice, support and advocacy, on an individual basis or as a family group.  We can provide this over the phone, as an office visit or at your home. 

Dementia Advisors

The Dementia Advisors offer support, information and access to services for people living in the community with a diagnosis of dementia, their carers and family members.

SA Younger Onset Dementia Key Worker Program

Provides individualised services and support for people living with younger onset dementia, their families and carers.

Nightingale Program

Nightingale Program is a palliative model of care, provided by specialist nurses, under the auspices of Dementia Australia, Adelaide, South Australia. It provides strategies and advice to support people living with dementia, their families and care providers with a focus on promoting choice and well-being during all stages of diagnosis. The program is funded by The Rosemary Foundation for Memory Support.

For Families and Carers

Courses for carers are run regularly throughout the state and provide information and opportunities for discussion and support in a relaxed atmosphere. Ongoing Support Groups meet once a month in a number of suburban and regional locations.

Safe Return Program

South Australia's Safe Return Program provides peace of mind for those who care for people who wander and may become confused.

Living with Dementia Program

A flexible, information and support program for people living with early stage dementia and their support person.

Multicultural & Indigenous Services

Services including Carer Education courses and printed information are continually being extended to meet the needs of ethnic and indigenous communities. We offer a range of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Brain Hubs for social groups and councils, for more information about these services contact us on 8372 2100 or download our What Is Dementia brochure.

Brain Hubs

A Brain Hub offers a flexible way to get information, education and advice on: brain health, memory changes, dementia risk reduction, understanding types of dementia and what supports and services are available. Contact us 8372 2100 or download our brochure. 


An extensive range of books, videos and activity aids related to dementia care is available to members. Click here for more information.

Contact Us

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