We offer a range of sensitive and flexible services to support you if you have dementia or are caring for someone with dementia.
Our services include:
National Dementia Helpline
The National Dementia Helpline is a telephone information, support and referral service staffed by trained and experienced advisors.
The National Dementia Helpline can be contacted by phoning 1800 100 500 during business hours.
We are here for people affected by all forms of dementia including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, Lewy body disease, frontotemporal dementia, younger onset dementia and mild cognitive impairment.
Dementia Care Navigator
Dementia Australia is seeking participants who reside in Perth WA and surrounding regions. Participation in the trial is free. You will be asked to evaluate the trial and your experiences will allow us to improve the support we provide to people wanting to access aged care services.
Dementia Australia provides education programs and sessions for people living with dementia, their family carers and family members, the general public and health professionals. As the national peak body for people, of all ages, living with all forms of dementia, their families and carers, we offer learning opportunities covering a broad range of topics around all forms of dementia. Delivered by highly experienced facilitators, our programs are tailored to meet the specific needs of individuals, support groups, communities and care providers with various levels of dementia knowledge. Please select the type of education you require.
Living with dementia program
This program provides an overview of dementia and how to proceed after a diagnosis including coping with change, relationships and communication, planning for the future and staying healthy. Suitable both for people living with dementia and their carers and families, these sessions are delivered interactively and you will be encouraged to share your experiences with other participants.
Let’s talk dementia
This information session provides an introduction to dementia, its causes, symptoms, and typical changes that may occur for a person living with dementia.
Sessions scheduled for 2019
There are currently no workshops scheduled
Counselling - group and individual
Get support, information and advice by telephone or in person anywhere in WA through our Counselling service and network of Dementia Advisory Services.
Dementia Friends program
Our national library service provides access to a comprehensive collection of print and digital resources about dementia. The service supports people living with dementia, family carers and friends as well as people working in dementia care practice and allied health areas.