LGBTI and dementia

This guide was prepared by Dementia Australia for LGBTI people living with dementia, their families, friends and care partners.

This guide is based on discussions, consultations and input from LGBTI people. We would like to acknowledge everyone who contributed to the development of this resource.

This resource provides information to help people living with dementia who are LGBTI, their care partners, family and friends to remain as independent as possible, to be empowered to exercise choice and control and to be supported in an inclusive way.

Topics discussed in this resource include:

  • Information about dementia

  • Access to support and services

  • Planning ahead

  • Privacy, confidentiality and disclosure