The profile of Tasmanian clients accessing DSA services*
The Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Services support clients where behaviours impact on their care, either at home or in residential care settings.
56% of DBMAS clients are female, with an average age of 82.
46% reduction in the total severity on the NPI**.
29% of dementia patients have Alzheimer's disease, making it the most common type of dementia.
33% of referrals are due to agitation in the patient.
83% of referral goals have been met.
Summary of DSA Statistics