In 2016, the Australian Government announced it would establish Specialist Dementia Care Units (SDCUs) to support people who experience very severe behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD). The department welcomes your feedback on the proposed high-level design of SDCUs. A detailed consultation paper has been published. The consultation period will close on 21 January 2018. For more information and to participate, please visit the Department of Health’s Consultation Hub.
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posted on 22nd Dec 2017
In January 2016, the Australian Government announced it would work with stakeholders to develop an improved range of consumer supports for people living with dementia, their families and carers.
Following discussions and feedback from the 2016 Ministerial Dementia Forum, the Department of Health has developed a proposed suite of redesigned dementia consumer supports.
A consultation paper has been developed to explore and seek stakeholder feedback on the proposed suite of supports.
The consultation opened on Wednesday 4 October 2017 and … Read the rest
posted on 24th Oct 2017