News & Events

Staying active at home during COVID-19

20 March 2020
Dementia Support Australia has produced a helpsheet “How to stay active at home when you can’t go out due to COVID-19”. Read More

The use of murals in places where people with dementia live

19 February 2020
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

Data updates from Dementia Support Australia

24 May 2019
Dementia Support Australia provides national support, advice and intervention across Australia regardless of location 365 days/24 hours per day.  Read More

More support for you

14 December 2018
Have you had a chance to review our updated resources? Read More

Our Support: Who and how

13 November 2018
In the first 6 months of 2018 (Jan 1 – June 30, 2018) Dementia Support... Read More

How technology can help people living with dementia

3 August 2018
Whether it’s helping us get from point A to B or connecting us with friends and family around the world, the impact of technology... Read More

DSA rolls out innovative electronic pain assessment tool

25 September 2017
Dementia Support Australia (DSA) is pleased to announce it is rolling out the Painchek App across it’s national services. Painchek... Read More

Dementia conference explores truth and lies in the age of choice

7 September 2017
'Choice' is at the core of HammondCare's 2018 International Dementia Conference. The conference which turns 22 in 2018, is... Read More

DSA Regional Manager wins Pride of Australia Medal

31 January 2017
Jon Benham, Dementia Support Australia’s Regional Manager in the Top End, was one of eight Northern Territory locals to receive a Pride of Australia Medal in the lead up to Australia Day. Read More

National DBMAS to be led by HammondCare

16 September 2016
National coverage, local specialisation and tailored service are to be features of the new national Dementia Behaviour Management... Read More

Response teams announcement strengthens national dementia approach

22 October 2015
Australia’s global leadership in providing a national approach to dementia care and support is strengthened by today’s... Read More