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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

25 June 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

24 June 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

The use of murals in places where people with dementia live

19 August 2019
Does evidence support the benefits of murals in residential care homes? Find out the myths and facts behind their use and potential impacts for people with dementia. Read More
 Dementia Support Australia e-newsletter April 2020