Funders of Dementia Support Australia, Dementia training Australia and National Dementia Support Program (Dementia Australia).
Dementia Australia advocates for people of all ages living with all forms of dementia, and for their families and carers. Our mission is to enable people impacted by dementia to live as well as possible. We provide information, support services and research funding as well as education for aged and health care professionals.
National Dementia Helpline: 1800 100 500
Dementia Training Australia (DTA) provides dementia-specific accredited and non-accredited education, training, and professional development for aged and health care professionals. Our mission is to improve the knowledge and skills of the workforce who are involved in supporting people living with dementia and their carers. We focus on evidence-based standards in the development and delivery of practical education and learning pathways for individuals and organisations.
Phone: 02 4221 5555
Elder abuse phone line
1800 ELDERHelp ( 1800 353 374) is a free-call phone number that automatically redirects callers seeking information and advice on elder abuse with the phone service in their state or territory. The phone line has been set up in collaboration with state and territory governments.
Elder abuse phone lines are not crisis support services, and operating hours and services vary across states and territories.
Phone: 1800ELDERHelp (1800 353 374)
If you need immediate assistance in an emergency or life threatening situation, call triple zero 000.
Download poster here
Visit the COMPASS website for information about elder abuse. The website also has a support directory and resources. COMPASS was created by Elder Abuse Action Australia (EAAA), with funding from the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department.
Website: COMPASS – Guiding Action on Elder Abuse
LGBTIQ+ Health Australia is the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people, and other sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTIQ+) people and communities.
Providing free Australian Health Advice
Online information to assess a persons care needs and to find and access services