Resources

Treehouse4Two is a Central Highlands Rural Health (CHRH) program
funded by the Department of Health and Aged Care.

Fact sheets

People living with dementia

What is dementia?

Early planning

Looking after yourself

Keeping involved and active

Respite care

About dementia

About dementia

Information for family and friends

Information about dementia for young people

Early planning

Memory changes

Alzheimers disease

Vascular dementia

Frontotemporal dementia

Dementia terminology

Family and Carers

Taking a break

Taking care of yourself

Partners in a caring role

Grief and bereavement after the death of someone with dementia

Changed behaviours

Changes in behaviour

Understanding changes in behaviour

Depression and dementia

Restless behaviour in the late afternoon

Anxious behaviours

Aggressive behaviours

Agitated behaviours

Hallucinations and false ideas

Disinhibited behaviours

Residential care

Residential aged care

Choosing a residential aged care home?

Caring Partnerships

Support services

Dementia Australia – Helpline

Dementia Australia – Helpline

The National Dementia Helpline operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

 

Free call: 1800 100 500
Webchat: dementia.org.au/helpline/webchat
Email: helpline@dementia.org.au

 

If you require the assistance of an interpreter, please call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450.

If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, please call the National Relay Service on 133 677.

https://www.dementia.org.au/helpline

Dementia Support Australia

Dementia Support Australia

You can access advice and support for family or friend carers, aged and community care providers and other health professionals.

https://www.dementia.com.au/who-dsa-helps-dementia-support-australia

Dementia Australia – Resources

Dementia Australia – Resources

Additional resources including videos

https://www.dementia.org.au/resources

Become a dementia friend

Become a dementia friend

learn more about how to support people living with dementia

https://www.dementiafriendly.org.au/get-involved/register

Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN)

Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN)

 

OPAN offer free, independent and confidential support and information to older people seeking or already using Australian Government-funded aged care services across the nation, along with their families and carers.

They can give you or an older person you know the advice to find the right aged care services for you, help you understand and exercise your rights and stay connected to the people you care about.

Call us for a free and confidential chat on 1800 700 600.

https://opan.org.au/

Elder Rights Victoria

Elder Rights Victoria

We provide information, advocacy, and social support to people seeking access to or using residential or in-home aged care services. Our service is free, confidential, and independent of government and aged care providers.

https://elderrights.org.au/

Carer gateway

Carer gateway

Carer Gateway aims to make your life easier. By calling Carer Gateway, you will be connected with a new Australia-wide network of Carer Gateway service providers. They will talk through what you need and help you to find local services and support to help you. 1800 422 737

https://www.carergateway.gov.au/tips-and-information?cta

www.carersaustralia.com.au

My Aged Care (MAC)