Individual support and practical advice available to people with dementia, their families and carers from professional staff located in Darwin and Alice Springs offices.
Telephone counselling is provided for those needing support or information. Individual counselling and support can also be provided at the centre or in people’s homes if travelling is difficult.
What does counselling involve?
• Discussing changes and how to manage them
• Identifying strategies for managing and living with dementia
• Planning for the future
• Dealing with feelings of stress resolving conflicts within families
• Helping to obtain an appropriate service or practical assistance.
For information please contact Support Services in Darwin (08) 8948 5228 or Alice Springs (08) 8952 9799 or the National Dementia Helpline for after hours service on 1800 100 500