WELCOME TO DEMENTIA SUPPORT AUSTRALIA

Dementia support when it’s needed most

When behaviours impact people living with dementia we provide expertise and support fast.

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Here for you whenever, wherever

Navigating changes in behaviour related to dementia can be challenging. That’s why we offer free, evidence-based support nationwide, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We bring together expertise in complex dementia care across the aged care sector to improve the quality of life for people living with dementia and their carers. And it starts by working closely with you, the person you care for and their care network – giving you skills and support to improve care and make sure the services people with dementia receive are responsive to their needs.

Dementia Support Australia services are:
  • Collaborative and work closely with the person living dementia, their carers and care network.
  • Evidence-based and proven in practice.
  • Focused on outcomes – this helps us build responses that work for you and your care teams through relationship-based approaches.
  • Led by HammondCare, Australia’s most innovative health and aged care provider.

Understanding Behaviour Support Plans

It is now a legislative requirement for Aged Care providers to use Behaviour Support Plans.

Learn about BSPs
Understanding Behaviour Support Plans
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The right support for you and your loved one

If you are a family or friend caring for someone living with dementia, you don’t need to do it alone. We offer proven advice, support and skills to help improve the quality of life for person you care for – and you, regardless of where you live.

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Working collaboratively for better outcomes

From understanding the person, providing expert advice and offering needs-based assessments and building staff capacity – we can help. We work with nurses, doctors, care staff and other health professionals to improve quality of life for people living with dementia.

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Work with us

If you want to be empowered at work, share knowledge and learn, and help improve quality of life for people with dementia, a career at DSA is for you. Our welcoming team and environment empower you to be the best person you can be. You are heard for what you have to say, and recognised for what you achieve. If you are looking for a career with real purpose talk to us. Because at DSA, every person matters.

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Expert support is here, whenever you need it

Call us now on 1800 699 799

Dementia Support Australia is excited to announce our new program - Staying at Home

Staying at Home is a free education and respite program. It provides carers with advice and practical strategies on how to support a person living with dementia to remain in their own home for as long as possible.