A brochure by Alzheimer’s Australia about the national Younger Onset Dementia Key Worker Program to provide individualised support and services to improve quality of life for people with younger onset dementia, their families and carers. This program is funded by the Australian Government.
Information about services for people living with younger onset dementia. The task of living with or caring for someone with younger onset dementia can be difficult, and at times overwhelming. However, there are a number of organisations that provide services to support both the person living with dementia and their carers to continue caring for the person with dementia at home.
This airport user guide has been developed by the Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration, Queensland University of Technology as part of an Australian Government initiative.
This guide aims to help make travel as simple and enjoyable as possible for people living with dementia and their travel companions. It takes the reader from planning their journey and getting to the airport, through to the departure gate and returning safely home again.
Clinical practice guidelines and principles of care for people with dementia in Australia developed by the NHMRC Partnership Centre for Dealing with Cognitive and Related Functional Decline in Older People (the Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre or CDPC) delivers excellence in research and knowledge exchange for the purpose of improving health and health care in regard to cognitive and related functional decline in older people.
Travelling and going on holiday plays an important role in many of our lives. Although living with dementia can make holidays more complex, it doesn’t necessarily mean these plans need to be put aside.
This guide has been developed by Alzheimer’s Australia for people with dementia, their families, carers and friends, as well as for health professionals.
Presentation by Dennis Frost of Dementia Alliance International at the pre-conference symposium Building a Dementia-Friendly World, part of the 32nd International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International held in Kyoto, April 2017.
Note that the presentation by Dennis starts approximately 43 minutes in.
The University of Tasmania's Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Understanding Dementia, is an online course that builds upon the latest in international research on dementia. It's free and anyone can enrol.
The curriculum draws upon the expertise of neuroscientists, clinicians and dementia care professionals.
Developed by the UK Alzheimer's Society, this is a suite of information and resources for young people, parents, teachers and youth leaders to make it easier for them to understand and communicate with people who have dementia, and in turn raise awareness of dementia amongst younger people and reduce stigma in society.