Dementia Australia VIC

Part of Dementia Australia

155 Oak Street
Parkville Victoria, 3052



Dementia Australia offers a range of services and programs designed to support you and the person you care for living with dementia. These include counselling services, carer support groups and other programs. For more information, you can contact the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500. 

Help Sheets

Our help sheets provide advice and practical strategies on a range of commonly raised dementia topics.

Counselling

Dementia Australia provides a counselling service for people with dementia, their families and friends.

People who can benefit from dementia counselling include:

  • People in the early stages of dementia
  • Carers of people with dementia
  • Family such as a spouse, partners and children
  • Friends and other significant people

Family Carer Support Groups

Our carer support groups provide an environment in which carers of people with dementia can discuss issues with other people in a similar situation.

Family Carer Education 

Dementia Australia offers a range of educational opportunities for people, of all ages, living with all forms of dementia, their families and carers.  

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)  

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) ensures that support will be provided to eligible Australians with a disability or disease such as younger onset dementia.

The purpose of the NDIS is to provide people with greater choice, individualised support and the flexibility to manage these supports.

Younger onset dementia key workers are placed to support people with younger onset dementia in the NDIS. Find out more here.

National Dementia Helpline: 
1800 100 500
Chat online: visit here

 

Dementia doesn’t discriminate. Do you?

on Thursday, August 22, 2019

To mark Dementia Action Week 2019, which runs from 16-22 September, Dementia Australia will be calling on all Australians to change how we respond and behave around people living with dementia. 

Aged Care Employees Making a Difference to the Lives of People Living With Dementia

on Thursday, August 15, 2019

On Aged Care Employee Day on August 7, Dementia Australia acknowledged the hundreds of thousands of people working in the industry across Australia.

The Importance of Self-Care for Carers

on Wednesday, June 26, 2019

A diagnosis of dementia can be confronting and life-changing for the person living with dementia as well as their family and carers.

Discrimination to be the focus of Dementia Action Week in September

on Friday, May 17, 2019

Discrimination experienced by people living with dementia, their families and carers will be the focus of this year’s national Dementia Action Week*, 16-22 September. Dementia Australia CEO, Maree McCabe said the annual national awareness campaign will be centred around a national survey to inform and increase our understanding of the experiences and perspectives around discrimination, and what can be done to bring about positive change.  

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