Dementia Australia has released a series of new dementia help sheets that have been translated into Hindi, Nepalese and Punjabi, to help increase awareness and improve support, care and knowledge of services, available for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, living with dementia.
Dementia Australia has released a series of new multilingual dementia help sheets translated into 10 languages for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities throughout Australia.
Dementia Australia today joins the rest of the country in supporting National Diabetes Week. This year’s theme “It’s About Time” aims to raise awareness about the importance of early detection and early treatment for all types of diabetes.
Dementia Australia welcomes the Queensland Government’s announcement in yesterday’s State Budget that it will provide additional spending to continue to deliver first-class health services, including investment in dementia research and additional funding to support victims of elder abuse.
Dementia Australia has welcomed the ACT Government’s announcement yesterday on additional spending on the NDIS to support people whose needs are not currently met by the system, as well as the support for older Canberrans with mental health issues in residential care aimed at avoiding unnecessary hospitalisations.
Dementia Australia and Palliative Care Australia today released a joint policy statement emphasising the importance of encouraging end-of-life care discussions as part of the support a person receives when diagnosed with dementia.
Dementia Australia in support of National Palliative Care Week is today reminding Australians of the importance of discussing your future health care decisions with family and friends to ensure your palliative care and end-of-life wishes are honoured.
To coincide with National Volunteer Week May 21 – 27 Dementia Australia today joined the country in celebrating more than 6 million Australians who volunteer their time, energy and commitment to support various causes, organisations and charities.
Dementia Australia has welcomed the Federal Government’s $5 billion dollar commitment to the aged care sector in its budget, which will ensure better access, better quality and overall better ageing for all Australians.