Dementia Australia (QLD) offers a range of services for people with dementia, family carers, industry workers and anyone who wants to know more about memory loss, dementia or good brain health.
Our services include:
National Dementia Helpline
The National Dementia Helpline is a telephone information, support and referral service staffed by trained and experienced advisors.
The National Dementia Helpline can be contacted by phoning 1800 100 500 during business hours.
About Dementia is a resource that lists our services in Queensland, you can also order a hard copy through the National Dementia Helpline.
Dementia Australia provides education programs and sessions for people living with dementia, their family carers and family members, the general public and health professionals. As the national peak body for people, of all ages, living with all forms of dementia, their families and carers, we offer learning opportunities covering a broad range of topics around all forms of dementia. Delivered by highly experienced facilitators, our programs are tailored to meet the specific needs of individuals, support groups, communities and care providers with various levels of dementia knowledge. Please select the type of education you require.
Living with dementia program
This program provides an overview of dementia and how to proceed after a diagnosis including coping with change, relationships and communication, planning for the future and staying healthy. Suitable both for people living with dementia and their carers and families, these sessions are delivered interactively and you will be encouraged to share your experiences with other participants.
A varied program of support groups and free activities for people living with Dementia, their carers and family.
Support for families and carers
Providing free counseling, information and support for people with dementia, their carers and family.
Living with Younger Onset Dementia
This program is designed specifically for people in the early stages of dementia who have been diagnosed aged 65 years and under. This is their opportunity to share their experiences or feelings with others in the same situation. Participants are able to bring a carer, family member or friend with them if they like.
Held in various areas, a social engagement group for the person living with dementia and their care partner. This includes quarterly attendance by a Dementia Australia facilitator.
Aiming to support and empower people living with dementia through social engagement, learning new skills and healthy living.
Dementia Australia (Qld) provides free one-on-one counseling sessions for people affected by a diagnosis of dementia, including the person with dementia, their families and carers.