As Australia’s oldest and largest dementia organisation Alzheimer’s Australia WA is at the forefront of dementia care services, world class research and education and training programs.
Our specialised services including respite, counselling and social support are available to the more than 29,600 people in Western Australia with dementia, as well as their families and carers.
We also offer education, nationally recognised training and advisory services to people working in health and aged care and community education programs for the general public.
With two metropolitan and six regional offices & a regional branch, Alzheimer’s Australia WA employs more than 200 specialist staff including:
- Social Workers
- Occupational Therapists
- Qualified Counsellors
- Dementia specialist support workers.
Carer Support Groups
Carer support groups provide an environment in which carers of people with dementia can discuss issues with other people in a similar situation in a safe and supportive environment. Carer support groups meet in a wide variety of locations throughout the country, contact us to find out if one operates in your local area.
Free counselling is available for people with dementia and their families and carers. Counselling provides an opportunity to discuss issues related to dementia confidentially with highly skilled and experienced Counsellors.