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.
Financial Services’ providers
The programme provides an overview of dementia and how it impacts on the person, communication skills and strategies, financial abuse, capacity, dementia friendly physical environment. A facilitators’ resource pack is also available for delivering in face to face group setting.
Online: 3 hours approx. Group Face to face: 2-3 hours approx.
E-learning, Group Face to Face as requested
Online through the Elevator Training 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