What we do
Dementia Support Australia delivers support that is tailored to your needs. Our team will help determine the most appropriate service – and this can change over time. You can learn more about our programs here.
Dedicated helpline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Trained dementia consultants work with you, so you receive the right support at the right time.
Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service
On the ground, practical advice for when behaviour impacts on care. Delivered through short-term case management and tailored recommendations. We provide support in residential care but also have a dedicated community focused team to support carers at home, respite services and home care providers.Learn more about DBMAS
Severe Behaviour Response Teams
Sometimes, more severe behaviours or psychological symptoms of dementia occur and our 24/7 mobile dementia specialists are ready to help.Learn more about SBRT
Assessing for Eligibility for the Specialist Dementia Care Program
Specialist Dementia Care Programs offer more support. Find out if the person you are providing care for is eligible through our specialised assessment program.Learn more about SDCP
Staying at Home
A free well-being and respite program that 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.Learn more about SaH
Childhood Dementia Support
We’re here to help you. Receive practical strategies and recommendations around supporting a child living with childhood dementia – and their family.Learn more about CDS
GP Advice Service
A dedicated service for GPs working in aged care and providing care for people with behaviours and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD). The service provides direct access to a team of aged care medical specialists who provide advice about the management of symptoms for people experiencing BPSD.Learn more about GPAS
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Childhood Dementia Initiative
“Children are diagnosed with dementia too. Now is the time for awareness and action.” - Megan Maack, CEO, Childhood Dementia Initiative Until recently, dementia was typically associated with adults ...
GP Advice Service Flyer
Are you providing medical support for someone living with dementia who is experiencing behaviours and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD)? The GP Advice Service is for GPs who are providing ca...
Loss of motivation in dementia: A guide for aged care workers
Loss of motivation is a common feature in dementia and one which can be difficult to manage. When motivation is low, the affected person may seem disinterested, apathetic, or socially withdrawn. The...
Supporting Coming Out for People Living with Dementia
Coming out is a uniquely personal experience. Moving into a new environment, like residential aged care, can trigger feelings of vulnerability and fear due to concerns about discrimination and a lac...