Dementia program unveiled for residential aged care

| 06 Feb 2019

The Federal Government has unveiled a $70 million per year Specialist Dementia Care Program, which will involve establishing specialist care units within existing residential aged care facilities. The program is designed to provide care for people who are currently unable to be cared for by mainstream services, with the aim of stabilising or reducing their symptoms.

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Tags: aged care, ageing population, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, Department of Health, funding, government, health, Ken Wyatt, Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care, residential aged care, residential aged care provider, Specialist Dementia Care Program

Sophia Bolden

Communications Manager

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Manager at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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