This report summarises feedback on the key elements of the consultation paper on the draft National Dementia Action Plan.
An evaluation of the first phase of the SDCP has been completed, which provides evidence on the implementation, outcomes, and impact of providing tailored residential support for people living with very severe behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia.
Appendix A to the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission Implementation Plan identifies Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission projects funded as at March 2023.
Grant Opportunity: Improving respite care for people with dementia and their carers – webinar recording
This webinar provides information about the Improving respite care for people with dementia and their carers grant opportunity for potential applicants, including aged care providers.
An Auslan translation describing support services for aged care providers to ease the impacts of lockdown on residents living with dementia.
Professor Michael Kidd, Deputy Chief Medical Officer answers some of the common questions around dementia.
App or tool
Free short introductory modules about dementia and communication strategies in care settings. Includes online micro-courses of only 15 minutes.
Terms of reference
This document contains the terms of reference for the Dementia Expert Reference Group (DERG).
The Specialist Dementia Care Program (SDCP) Information Booklet provides information for families and carers looking for specialised dementia care support services. The booklet includes an overview of program eligibility and referral requirements and where to go to for further dementia support.
Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) – Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission International Review of the Roadmap and Implementation Plan
This report summarises the outcomes of the Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission International Review Panel meeting on 5 November 2020. The panel met to inform the strategic direction of the Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission’s Roadmap and Implementation Plan.
Strategy or framework
This plan supports the implementation of the Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission Roadmap and establishes a strategy to address the Mission’s goals.
Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) – Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission Roadmap and Implementation Plan National Consultation Report
This report summarises the national consultation on the Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Health Mission Roadmap and Implementation Plan conducted between 14 December 2020 and 23 April 2021.
A tile that can be used by the aged care sector and affiliated organisations to share on their social media channels.
A Budget 2021–22 fact sheet.
A Budget 2020-21 fact sheet.
This snapshot shows this Mission at a glance. It includes budget, early funding priorities and grant timelines, as at November 2019. Researchers and other stakeholders can use it to plan for upcoming opportunities and see how the Mission will be established, expanded and embedded over time.
This fact sheet sets out what must happen when a person enters a Specialist Dementia Care Program unit. It includes how long a stay can be and the fees and charges that apply. It also outlines what happens when they are ready to leave the unit.
This Budget fact sheet outlines how the Government will increase the supplement paid to people receiving home care who are living with moderate to severe dementia.
Strategy or framework
This framework provides an overview of the Specialist Dementia Care Program’s model of care, service delivery principles, administration, roles and responsibilities. This framework may change as the program progresses.
Government response to inquiry
Australian Government response to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee report: Care and management of younger and older Australians living with dementia and behavioural and psychiatric symptoms of dementia (BPSD)
This fact sheet provides information about why people with dementia can also have trouble with bladder and bowel control.
Strategy or framework
This framework guides the development and implementation of actions, plans and policies to reduce the risk of dementia and improve outcomes for people with dementia and their carers.
This webinar will outline how the aged care reforms will improve quality of life and care for people living with dementia.
The webinar provides information on the grant for residential aged care providers to apply for the Specialist Dementia Care Program. The session will include updates from the Department of Health, Dementia Australia, Dementia Enabling Environments and Deloitte Access Economics.
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