Alzheimer's Disease Support Organisations

There are many helpful organisations that offer support to people with Alzheimer's disease as well as their carers. Information about these organisations is provided below.

Alzheimer's Australia

The national central body providing support and advocacy for people living with dementia and their carers.

National Dementia Helpline 1800 100 500
Website: www.alzheimers.org.au

Aged Care Information

For information about Aged Care call 1800 200 422.

This number can provide information on a range of aged care services and supports available nationally and in your local region.

Coordination and advice can also be provided to access respite services, counselling and emotional support for carers.

National Freecall 1800 200 422*
TTY 1800 555 677 - then ask for Freecall 1800 200 422*
Speech-to Speech relay 1800 555 727 - then ask for Freecall 1800 200 422*
Website: www.agedcareaustralia.gov.au

*Calls from mobile phones are charged at applicable rates

Home and Community Care Program

The Home and Community Care (HACC) Program delivers high quality, affordable and accessible services in the community to help eligible older Australians and younger people with a disability stay in their homes. The HACC Program delivers services such as domestic assistance; personal care; access to professional allied health care; nursing services; home modifications; and transport.

Phone: 1800 200 422
Website: www.agedcareaustralia.gov.au

Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service (DBMAS)

Supports carers and care workers of people with dementia who experience behaviours of concern that may impact on their care.

National DBMAS Freecall 1800 699 799 24 hour assistance 7 days a week
Website: www.alzheimers.org.au

Centrelink

Assists people to become self-sufficient, and supports those in need. Support provided includes carer payments and allowance, and crisis payments.

Phone: 13 27 17
TTY Freecall 1800 810 586
Speech-to-Speech Relay 1300 555 727 – then ask for Freecall 1800 555 727
Website: www.centrelink.gov.au

Meals on Wheels

Delivers nutritious meals to older people who are frail and housebound, to those with a disability, and to carers.

Website: www.mealsonwheels.org.au

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