A new way to support isolated carers
Are you the main carer for someone with dementia?
Is it hard to attend things because of your caring duties?
Does isolation or distance make it difficult to meet people?
Would you like to join a free program, from home, and meet others in a similar circumstance?
Carers are invited to join a chat-based six-week group program:
- To connect with other carers in a similar situation
- To chat from home in a relaxed,
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posted on 5th Jul 2018
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