Alzheimer’s Australia

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State: VIC
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Aims:

As the peak body and charity for all types of dementia, we provide advocacy, support services, education and information.

Alzheimer's Australia administers leading edge national dementia programs and services funded by the Commonwealth as well as providing national policy and advocacy for the 353,800 Australians living with dementia.

National Programs

Alzheimer’s Australia manages a wide range of innovative national programs to deliver services such as provision of information, support, counselling, training and education to people with dementia, their families and carers as well as to professionals working in the dementia field.

Many of these programs are funded by the Australian Government and are delivered by individual Alzheimer’s Australia Associations in each state and territory.

The services delivered by Alzheimer’s Australia include:

  • National Dementia Helpline
  • Early Intervention Programs such as The Living with Memory Loss Program
  • National Younger Onset Dementia Key Worker Program
  • Dementia and Memory Community Centres
  • Counselling
  • Carer Support Groups
  • Education for Family Carers and Workers
  • Public Awareness Activities
  • National Resources Program
Type of charity/non-profit:
  • Dementia Brain Damage and Memory Loss
  • Depression
  • Health - Mental
  • Health - Physical
For: people with memory problems
Areas serviced: Australia wide
Based in: Kingston
Postcode: 2604
Phone: 02 6278 8900