Government announces Dementia Supplement replacement

| 04 Feb 2015

The Federal Government will spend $54.5 million over four years on a new Severe Behaviour Response Team, which will replace the axed Dementia and Severe Behaviour Supplement. Assistant Minister for Social Services, Mitch Fifield, said the team will be a mobile workforce of clinical experts who will assist providers in caring for people with severe behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia.

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Tags: aged care, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, funding, government, health, residential

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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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