Queensland

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.

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Our services

We are here for people affected by all forms of dementia including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, Lewy body disease, frontotemporal dementia, younger onset dementia and mild cognitive impairment.

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Education

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.

For people living with dementia

For families & carers

For health professionals

For general community


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.

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Support for families and carers

Providing support groups for carers, families and friends of people living with dementia.

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Friendship Clubs

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.


Counseling

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.

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Library

Our national library service provides access to a comprehensive collection of print and digital resources about dementia. The service supports people living with dementia, family carers and friends as well as people working in dementia care practice and allied health areas.  

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