Tag: dementia

Guest post: A dementia journey map and how it can help

In this guest post, Deb Stephens highlights the importance of a 'journey map' to help those living with dementia and their carers...

Dementia cases projected to double by 2054

New data from Dementia Australia projects a significant rise in dementia cases, nearly doubling by 2054. The research,...

Don’t fear me because I live with dementia

In this guest post, Bobby Redman, who is living with frontotemporal dementia discusses the results of a recent survey, which revealed that...

Unlocking the path to dementia prevention: New report by Alzheimer’s Disease International

A new global report released today highlights the critical importance of addressing dementia risk through lifestyle choices and governmental action. Authored by...

Dementia Action Week 2023: 18 – 24 September

Dementia Action Week, a major leadership, awareness and advocacy campaign led by Dementia Australia, is running from September 18-24, 2023.

RESTED: Respite, Education, Support and Tailored Engagement for those living with dementia

In this guest post, Sarah Yeates, CEO of Caladenia Dementia Care, shares further information on their RESTED - Staying at Home Program...

$1.7m grant to support GreenCare Respite Project for early-stage dementia patients and carers

The Australian Government has allocated $1.7 million in funding for the GreenCare Respite project, an Australia-first initiative set to enhance the quality...

Research: Breaking through cultural barriers for better dementia care

In an effort to enhance the quality of life and support for informal carers of people living with dementia, Flinders University is...

Group Homes Australia introduces education initiative to transform living with dementia

Group Homes Australia has announced an initiative aimed at revolutionising the way individuals live with dementia. The organisation has secured a grant...

Opinion: The power of empathy – rethinking dementia care to avoid desperate measures

In this guest post, Sarah Yeates, CEO of Caladenia Dementia Care, shares invaluable insights on the urgent need for improved care and...

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