Carer Gateway helps carers. If you care for a family member or friend, then Carer Gateway could help you.
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Dementia Alliance International
Dementia Alliance International provides a unique peer support service specifically for people diagnosed with any type of dementia. Participants meet online regularly, to discuss their experiences and problems but also their strategies for coping with the diagnosis and living more positively with dementia.
Dementia Alliance International offers:
- weekly group meetings restricted to 12 people
- one-to-one buddying and mentoring
- support groups specifically for people who live alone with dementia in the community or in residential care
Learn more about Dementia Alliance International online support groups
Learn more about Dementia Alliance International
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.
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:
- Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service (DBMAS)
- Severe Behaviour Response Teams (SBRT)
- Needs Based Assessment Program (NBA)
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.
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.
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.