Dementia is an umbrella term used to describe a set of symptoms and behaviours that occur when the brain stops working properly. This results in loss of independent function for that person.
Daily brain exercises may help decrease your risk of developing dementia by building cognitive reserve.
This page will help you to find local services in relation to dementia quickly and efficiently.
Within communities people are taking action, big and small steps that make a difference in the everyday lives of people with dementia. Find out what actions you can take and the supports available.
Businesses or service providers can make a big difference to the quality of life of people with dementia and their families. Find out what actions you can take and the supports available.
A community champion inspires others to make a positive difference to people living with dementia and their families. Find out how you can become a community champion and the supports available.
How to diminish the risk factors and reduce the risk of developing dementia.
The video encourages people to reflect on their own view of dementia addressing stigma and raising awareness of dementia. It suggests that we provide support rather than sympathy for people with dementia. A facilitators’ resource pack is also available for group showing of the video.
An online video promoting general dementia awareness
Online through the Dementia Elevator website
The National Dementia Office
Freephone our helpline on 1800 341 341
The helpline is open Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm Saturday 10am to 4pm