Caring for someone with dementia

Resources to help you care for someone with dementia.

Dementia is a common cause of disability for Australians aged 65 or older. However, there are different types of dementia that can impact young and old.

Support for family and carers

Payments you could get

If you’re a family member or friend of someone living with dementia, you may become their carer.

We have payments you may be able to get:

Other resources

Read more about specialist support for carers, links to support groups and education programs on the Dementia Australia website.

You can also access support and resources on the Alzheimer’s Association website.

If you care for someone, it’s important to make sure you’re also taking care of yourself.

Page last updated: 9 May 2024.
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