Dementia and Aged Care Services (DACS) Fund projects

A list of initiatives and projects funded by the DACS Fund.

  • DBMAS helps staff and carers supporting people living with dementia. This includes assessment, clinical support, care planning, mentoring, link to current research and a 24-hour help line.

  • The Dementia Training Program offers a national approach to accredited education, upskilling, and professional development in dementia care.

  • Dementia-Friendly Communities is an Australian Government-funded program to build understanding, awareness and acceptance of dementia in the community.

  • The NDSP is an Australian Government initiative to fund information, education programs, services and resources.

  • Severe Behaviour Response Teams (SBRT) help aged care providers who care for people will severe behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in residential aged care settings. They provide expert and timely advice when needed.

Last updated: 
22 January 2020
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