In this program we discuss the issues and decisions around residential care as well as the barriers to making the decision. Information is provided about the types of residential care, the residential care system, including different types of care available as well as the key features of a good facility. Important legal issues are also outlined. The emotional issues regarding the placement of a loved one in residential care are also discussed.
Cost: Free (funded by the Australian Government)
Suitable for: Family carers at the point of considering the option of residential care for their loved one with dementia.
Bookings are essential. For more information, or to book, call the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500.