Dementia Australia

Discussion paper

Support. Encourage. Empower.

This paper demonstrates the crucial role that Dementia Australia’s 'Dementia-Friendly Communities' program has had in improving dementia knowledge, facilitating inclusivity and reducing stigma and discrimination in the community.

A roadmap for quality dementia care

This strategy document has been developed following extensive engagement and consultation with the health and aged care sector - and most importantly with people with the lived experience of dementia. The recommendations in this document are designed to improve the lifestyle, care and health outcomes...
Discussion paper

One day the support was gone

In this discussion paper, Dementia Australia shares stories from those impacted by COVID-19 and dementia so that we may learn from their experiences and adapt or inform policies and programs to better support people living with dementia, their families and carers.

The dementia guide

The Dementia Guide is an important resource for any person impacted by any form of dementia, of any age. The guide can help anyone learn about dementia and the treatments, support and services available.
Discussion paper

Dying well: improving palliative and end of life care for people with dementia

This paper calls for more education and support to encourage the creation of advance care plans for people diagnosed with dementia to be paramount. It emphasises the need for the planning and communication with health professionals and family about the plan, to occur early –...