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Information for residential aged care providers regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and supporting people living with dementia.
COTA Australia is the peak national organisation representing the rights, needs and interests of older Australians. COTA Australia is the national policy and advocacy arm of the COTA Federation which comprises COTAs in each State and Territory. COTA Australia focuses on policy issues from the perspective of older people as citizens and consumers.
The CJDSGN offers support, information and assistance for family members and friends of patients suffering with suspected CJD and other prion disease and for those at increased risk of developing CJD.
The Cultura website was taken offline in January 2020.
The 'Cultura Care model' and associated website, app and resources were created to assist people to better relate and communicate with individuals from different cultures.
There are a range of other resources available to assist with relating and communicating with individuals from different cultures. We recommend you start by visiting culturaldiversity.com.au
Dementia resources for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
Culturally Appropriate Dementia Assessment Tools are available for screening and diagnostic assessment of people from non-English speaking backgrounds.
A model of delivering health messages to newly arrived communities
An example, increasing dementia awareness through ethnic radio for newly arrived communities.
This model is based on the findings of the Australian Multicultural Foundation (AMF) Project Memory loss: Disrupting daily life: A national dementia campaign which was a Dementia Community Support Grant Program funded through the Australian Government’s Dementia Initiative, 2009.
DASN International is an internet based support network established to:
Dementia Alliance International (DAI) is a collaboration of like-minded individuals diagnosed with dementia providing a unified voice of strength, advocacy, and support in the fight for individual autonomy for people with dementia.
DAI was established in January 2014 to promote education and awareness about dementia – in order to eradicate stigma and discrimination – and to improve the quality of the lives of people with dementia.