The Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service (DBMAS) provides support to family carers and health care staff who work with people living with dementia who experience behaviours that impact on their care and quality of life. DBMAS can help explain the causes for behaviour and assist in problem solving strategies to reduce them.
DBMAS is a FREE advice, information, assessment, intervention, referral & specialised support service available 24 hours a day. DBMAS is an Australian Government funded initiative.
What do we do:
DBMAS aims to increase the capacity of family carers and health care staff to provide a high quality of care to people living with dementia via individualised case based advice, mentoring and development of skills and practice. The service uses a problem solving approach to develop individualised recommendations to support the person living with dementia and their carers.
We can assist:
- Family carers at home
- Residential aged care facility staff
- Community based health care staff
- General Practitioners and other medical staff
- Hospital staff
Please contact us to find out more.