Other support services

Carer Gateway

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


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



Elder abuse is a confronting issue. Compass understands it can be hard to know where to turn for help. If you or someone you know needs help tackling elder abuse, start here.

Learn more about power of attorneygrandparent alienationfamily agreements, preventing elder abuse and financial abuse.


Phone: 1800 ELDERHelp (1800 353 374)
Online: www.compass.info

Dementia Support Australia

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

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.


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

Dementia Care Finder – Perth South

Navigating aged care can be complicated, that’s why Dementia Australia’s care finder service can help connect you to the support you need.

If you live in the Perth South region and would like to find out more, call the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500.

Learn more about Dementia Care Finder - Perth South

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)

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.


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.


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.


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