|I Have Dementia|
A diagnosis of dementia can be extremely distressing and the current medical view of a pessimistic future disheartening. At Dementia Care Australia, we believe improvement is possible. We look beyond the diagnosis to the person and consider fulfilling the individual needs of people with dementia is paramount to their social and emotional wellbeing.
Within this site you will find sound advice and proven, practical ideas. More importantly, you will find inspiration, hope, and empowerment to help you stay positive and move forward in your everyday life.
It is important to know that stages and symptoms are not definite prognoses for everyone with a dementia diagnosis. Each person will be affected in his or her own unique way, which is also dependant on the type or cause of their dementia.