The Alzheimer’s Australia WA Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Services (DBMAS) is a statewide service provided by a team of experienced health professionals.
DBMAS aims to develop a range of strategies that will support professional and personal carers of people who display behaviours related to dementia.
The service aims to:
- Improve the quality of life and care for people with dementia and their carers;
- Train, assist and support aged care staff and providers in improving care for people with dementia and related behaviours; and
- Ensure services providing care for people with dementia are responsive to diverse individual needs and circumstances.
- Providing information and advice;
- Undertaking assessments of the person with dementia and short term case management;
- Delivery of tailored information and education workshops; and
- Developing and maintaining relationships and partnerships with service providers and supporting agencies.
Who is this service for?
This service is primarily for aged care staff, carers and facilities providing care for people with dementia including:
- Staff and volunteers of Australian Government funded aged care services; and
- Clinicians providing care to people receiving Australian Government funded aged care services.
DBMAS is also able to assist people with dementia, their carers and families where:
- The behaviour of the person with dementia impacts on their care;
- The person with dementia is receiving care or seeking care through Australian Government funded aged care services.
For more information or to contact the service, call 1800 699 799.