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Joy to the world with 20% off selected books

1 December 2020
Our colleagues at The Dementia Centre, HammondCare have your Christmas gifts covered. This year, they are offering a 20% discount on a range of bestselling book titles.​ Read More

Music reconnects care network

26 November 2020
Grace was living with Alzheimer’s disease and unhappy in her care home. She was agitated, anxious and staff found it difficult to engage with her. Read More

A cultural journey supporting people with dementia

24 November 2020
DSA is committed to improving the quality of life for people living with dementia, which includes understanding the connection to land, spirit, and culture so important in our Indigenous and First Australian communities. Read More

Deafness and Dementia: Interpreting changes in behaviour

7 October 2020
Two new resources that support the well-being of people in the Deaf community who also live with dementia have been launched at the recent International Dementia Conference 2020. Read More

Help for families of a person in care during a pandemic

14 August 2020
This resource provides families with helpful advice and strategies to enable them to feel supported while also supporting their family member in care. Read More

Mary's story brings positive change to care

3 July 2020
Mary, a resident at an aged care home, loved to keep busy and stay organised. This activity led her to other residents’ rooms where she wanted to touch belongings such as linen and clothes. Read More

DSA travels all over Australia

6 August 2020
An estimated two out of five people living with dementia live in regional and rural towns and cities in Australia Read More

Virtual travel brings joy

27 July 2020
Getting outside and being socially active is important for us to stay happy and healthy. Read More

The power of music in care

2 June 2020
Evelyn was living with Alzheimer’s disease in an aged care home. Staff at the home found that they could only engage with her for short periods of time. Read More
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