UNDERSTANDING DEMENTIA

Symptoms of dementia are caused by disorders affecting the brain. There are many forms of dementia and each has its own causes.

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CHANGES IN BEHAVIOUR

Early signs of dementia can be very subtle and vague, and may not be immediately obvious. There are some common symptoms you can look for.

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USEFUL SERVICES

There are a range of services and organisations which can provide individualised and phone support to carers of people living with dementia.

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ABOUT

Carer Support, in collaboration with UnitingCare Wesley Bowden (UCWB), has developed the Facing Dementia Together website to assist people in their journey caring for a person with dementia. Carer Support and UCWB both offer peer support opportunities to carers of people with dementia as well as programs for dementia education.

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