For the most up to date information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) please view updates here.

A Fact Sheet for the information and advice of older Australians in relation to COVID-19 is also available. View the fact sheet here.

Dementia Australia has provided some advice to the Aged Care Sector on supporting people living with dementia and we will continue to develop the kinds of advice that people may find useful. You can find our most recent advice here.

Available tips for people impacted by dementia during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Tips for Carers, Families and Friends of People Living with Dementia

Tips for carers, families and friends of people living with dementia

These tips include guidance around changing social activities and programs, suggestions to keep in touch, where to get advice about dementia, and ideas for ways to pass the time in self-isolation.


Tips for carers, families and friends of people living with dementia

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Tips for residential aged care providers

Tips for residential aged care providers

These tips include strategies to reduce heightened anxiety at this time, support continued engagement with families and carers, maintain physical health, promote appropriate social connection and engagement, recognise and address emerging behaviours.


Tips for residential aged care providers

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Tips for home care providers

Tips for home care providers

View or print out these tips and strategies to reduce heightened anxiety during this time, how to minimise disruption to service delivery, maintain physical health, recognise and address emerging behaviour, and support clients who are self-isolating.


Tips for home care providers

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Tips for People Living with Dementia

Tips for people living with dementia

View or print out these tips on hygiene, staying connected, suggestions to structure your day, get advice on dementia, and ideas for activities and ways to pass the time in self-isolation.


Tips for people living with dementia

Support in COVID-19

Want to know more about psychological support during COVID-19?    

Facts about COVID-19 and support for mental health at Head to Health. Read their psychological tips for coping with infectious diseases.

Access free online tools and learn practical ways to protect your mental health at This Way Up

Read some tips at Reach Out on how to deal with uncertainty during coronavirus