Other support services

Carer Gateway

Carer Gateway helps carers. If you care for a family member or friend, then Carer Gateway could help you.

Contact:

Phone: 1800 422 737
Online: www.carergateway.gov.au


Dementia Australia

Dementia Australia

Dementia Australia advocates for people of all ages living with all forms of dementia, and for their families and carers. Our mission is to enable people impacted by dementia to live as well as possible. We provide information, support services and research funding as well as education for aged and health care professionals.

Contact:

National Dementia Helpline: 1800 100 500
Email: [email protected]
Online: www.dementia.org.au


Dementia Support Australia

Dementia Support Australia

Providing help 24/7, 365 days a year across Australia for carers of people living with dementia where behaviours are impacting on care.

Dementia Support Australia provides three levels of support:

  1. Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service (DBMAS)
  2. Severe Behaviour Response Teams (SBRT)
  3. Needs Based Assessment Program (NBA)
Contact:

Phone: 1800 699 799
Email:  [email protected]
Online: dementia.com.au
Chat: www.dementia.com.au


Dementia Training Australia

Dementia Training Australia (DTA)

Dementia Training Australia (DTA) provides dementia-specific accredited and non-accredited education, training, and professional development for aged and health care professionals. Our mission is to improve the knowledge and skills of the workforce who are involved in supporting people living with dementia and their carers. We focus on evidence-based standards in the development and delivery of practical education and learning pathways for individuals and organisations.

Contact:

Phone: 02 4221 5555
Email:  [email protected]
Online: www.dta.com.au


My Aged Care

My Aged Care is the Australian Government's starting point on your aged care journey. Find and access the government-funded services you need.

Contact:

Phone: 1800 200 422
Online: www.myagedcare.gov.au


National Disability Insurance Scheme

The NDIS can provide all people with disability with information and connections to services in their communities, as well as information about what support is provided by each state and territory government.

Contact:

Phone: 1800 800 110
Email:  [email protected]
Online: www.ndis.gov.au