We have a wide range of help sheets to help you understand some of the challenges dementia can present and practical strategies to assist that you can refer to.
It is important to stay connected to a person living with dementia, and to learn different and meaningful ways to be with them. Our family and friends matter resources can be a great reference to assist you along the way.
If you are caring for someone living with dementia, then you might find this Communication Help Sheet useful.
Find out more about Managing changes in communication
For more information and resources, you can also access our Library online. To become a library user and access this extensive collection, visit our library page.
Discover support including My Aged Care, National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), support coordination and other services from Dementia Australia in chapter six of our free resource The Dementia Guide
Discover services: read section seven of The Dementia Guide on support and services.
Dementia Australia also has a range of information and education sessions for people living with dementia and their family carers. Dementia Australia Education
What have you learnt from dementia?
People with dementia and carers share what they have learnt about dementia, and the highs and lows that can come with a diagnosis.
Dementia Australia is here to support all people impacted by dementia
You are not alone, and support is available. A good starting point is the National Dementia Helpline 1800 100 500.
People living with dementia who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Intersex (LGBTI), their care partners, family and friends, can read our LGBTI and dementia booklet.
Take the pledge to keep the world open for people living with dementia by understanding more and ending discrimination