Alzheimer’s Australia resources
These Help Sheets are available in more than 30 languages.
Our Help Sheets are PDF files which you can read in your browser, or save to your computer to read later. You can also print them out, or you can have them read aloud by the website.
Browse our Help Sheets here.
Browse our new Video Library where we showcase videos on a wide range of subjects.
Listen to children speaking frankly about what it is like having a parent or grandparent with dementia.
A practical guide to services for families and friends of people with dementia.
This guide has been developed to help family members and friends of someone living with dementia. The guide will help you find out about services, and to help you with future planning.
Read or download Support for carers.
A practical guide to help people diagnosed with dementia, and their families and carers better understand the legal issues they may be faced with.
This manual is based on the information from the Every Bloke Needs a Shed pilot project, an initiative of Alzheimer’s Australia NSW.
Read the Men's Shed manual.
These brochures provide information about flexible respite services, what they are, and why they are important.
Translated information in community languages
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Fact sheets, videos, brochures and booklets - find dementia information which has been translated into more than 40 languages.
Feeling forgetful or confused?
Finding out what is wrong is the first step to getting help.
The Family and friends matter booklet reinforces the importance of family, friendship and social connection for people with dementia and provides strategies and ideas to help an individual engage and maintain their relationship with a family member or friend who has developed dementia.
Travelling with dementia
Travelling and going on holidays plays an important role in many of our lives.
Travelling with someone who has dementia can be stressful and challenging for the family, carer and the person with dementia, but it can also be a very rewarding experience. Although living with dementia may make holidays more complex, it doesn’t necessarily mean that these plans need to be put aside.
The Travelling and holidays with dementia booklet provides a summary of the key issues surrounding travelling and holidaying when living with dementia, and it provides a number of useful tips which will assist you to have an enjoyable holiday.
A discussion paper that aims to improve the services and outcomes for people with dementia who are homeless.
Appropriate language must be accurate, respectful, inclusive, empowering, non stigmatising.
Everyone deserves respect.
Read the dementia language guidelines.
Supporting and accommodating people with dementia at conferences and other events
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
"We are still gay...".
Published in March 2016 by the NHMRC Partnership Centre for Dealing with Cognitive and Related Functional Decline in Older People.
Where do Australians stand on dementia?
Alzheimer's Australia commissioned two surveys to better understand what Australians understand and think about dementia.
Allied health resources
Through widespread consultation with people with a dementia, carers and allied health professionals, the Allies in Dementia project developed resources which provide an overview about the vital role of allied health in supporting people with a dementia.
Providing best care to older people with dementia in emergency departments.
Talk to me
Younger onset dementia
Lewy body disease
GPS and other assistive devices
Dementia and chronic conditions series toolkits
The dementia and chronic conditions series toolkits are designed to improve support for people living with cognitive impairment or dementia and other chronic conditions.
Culturally and linguistically diverse
Delirium clinical care standard
The Delirium clinical care standard and accompanying resources provide guidance to consumers, clinicians and health services on delivering appropriate care to people at risk of, or with, delirium.
Published by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care. Endorsed by Alzheimer's Australia.
National health services directory.
The National health services directory is a joint initiative of all Australian governments, delivered by Healthdirect Australia, to enable access to information about health services.