Senior man and carer

Understanding Dementia - Pinjarra - WA

Last updated: 16 January 2022

This session provides an introduction to dementia including an overview of different types of dementia, diagnosis, planning ahead and how to support someone living with dementia.

You will gain knowledge in:

  • types of dementia, signs and symptoms

  • the experience of living with dementia

  • available services and where to access support.

Suitable for: People living with dementia, their family carers, family members, and people who are concerned they or someone they know may have dementia. This session is not suitable for volunteers, professional carers or people employed in the health or aged care industries.

Dementia Australia's facilitators have specialist dementia knowledge, skills and experience. This session is delivered interactively, you will be encouraged to share your experiences alongside other participants giving you an opportunity to develop new support networks.