Feeling forgetful or confused? Finding out what is wrong is the first step to getting help.
In this section, we offer help sheets on every topic, issue, and concern relating to dementia that you might need support on.
Information, services and support that you can access through Alzheimer’s Australia.
Alzheimer's Australia provides a range of sensitive and flexible services to support people with any type of dementia, their families and carers throughout the illness.
Alzheimer’s Australia is committed to contributing towards Australian dementia research.
Your help and support is vital to Alzheimer's Australia.
Alzheimer's Australia administers leading edge national dementia programs and services.
Alzheimer’s Australia welcomes your feedback and enquiries. We aim to answer them as quickly as possible.
Dementia Awareness Month is held across the country during the month of September. In 2014 the theme is 'Creating a dementia-friendly nation'.
We advocate for the needs of people living with all types of dementia, and for their families and carers, and provide support services, education and information.
Alzheimer's Australia is a member of Alzheimer's Disease International, the umbrella organisation of Alzheimer's Associations around the world.
Alzheimer's Australia also represents, at the national level, the interests of its federation of state and territory members on all matters relating to dementia and carer issues.
The role of the Alzheimer’s Australia National office is to advocate on the basis of evidence-based policy, promote awareness of dementia, administer national contracts with the Commonwealth Government and provide research grants to emerging researchers through the Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation.
We are committed to a strong consumer focus and have a number of consumer advisory mechanisms: the National Consumer Advisory Committee, the Dementia Advisory Committee (comprised only of people with dementia), a National Cross Cultural Dementia Network, a National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Dementia Advisory Group and a Consumer Dementia Research Network (CDRN).
We are represented on many Ministerial and Departmental Committees and contribute to consultation forums and advisory groups.
We are also a governing member of the National Aged Care Alliance and are involved in other key groups progressing the aged care reforms.
We are proud to say that we are committed to achieving a dementia-friendly Australia where people with dementia are respected, supported, empowered, and engaged in community life.
Alzheimer’s Australia Policy and Practice Guidelines
Access and Equity Guidelines