Slow take-up of dementia supplement questioned

| 02 Mar 2016

It has been revealed that the Dementia and Cognition Supplement has only been taken up by one third of the anticipated home care recipients. Alzheimer’s Australia have raised concerns that the requirement to undergo an additional assessment may deter some consumers from applying for the supplement.

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Tags: aged care, Alzheimer's disease, CDC, consumer, dementia, funding, government, home care, home care provider

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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