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Dementia Q&A help sheets

This series of help sheets covers a range of topics including: Drug treatments for Alzheimer’s disease: Cholinesterase inhibitors PBS subsidies for cholinesterase inhibitors: What are

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Dementia Learning Guide

Our new 2021 Dementia Learning Guide is essential to planning your approach to building your team’s dementia capabilities. It offers more digital education, using virtual classrooms

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Our services

Dementia Australia supports people of all ages living with all forms of dementia, their families and carers. Learn more and Dementia Australia and how we

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How to stay connected

Family and friends are important. This booklet features information, tips and strategies on staying connected to people living with dementia. Please read and share it

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Counselling

If you have dementia, or you’re caring for someone living with dementia, it’s normal to experience a range of good and bad feelings. You’re not

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Additional support programs

In addition to support services available Australia-wide, Dementia Australia runs several other programs in selected locations, made possible with state-specific funding. Click through to the

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Using respite care

Many people find that a regular break means that they can recharge and avoid burn out. It also gives a person with dementia an opportunity

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Tips for art at home

Everyone is creative. Some people enjoy cooking, others planting gardens, choosing clothes, arranging rooms, singing or playing music. Others express their creativity with paints, in

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Working with doctors

This help sheet discusses effective ways of working together with the many doctors and medical specialists you will meet to obtain the information and support

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What is dementia?

Dementia is a group of cognitive diseases and conditions which cause a progressive decline in mental functioning. It can impact the way a person communicates,

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About dementia

This help sheet describes dementia, who gets it and some of its most common forms. It describes some early signs of dementia and emphasises the

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Free information kits

Choose from a range of resources offering key information, tips and advice about dementia, brain health, and living well. Please provide your details below to

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