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Dementia care in your own home

Dementia is obviously a distressing condition for both the person with dementia and their family and friends. For the person with dementia, many aspects of life can become muddled. That’s why maintaining a large degree of familiarity for as long as possible is important. And nothing is as familiar as one’s own home.
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Government support for someone with dementia care

It’s good to know that apart from providing subsidies for people with dementia, the federal government also provides benefits for carers of people with dementia. So if you care for a family member or a friend with dementia, you may be eligible for assistance.
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Symptoms of Dementia

What is dementia? Dementia is not a specific condition or disease. It is a term that is used to describe a range of symptoms associated…

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Common types of Dementia

The most common types of dementia are: Alzheimer’s disease Vascular dementia Dementia with Lewy bodies Parkinson’s disease dementia Huntington’s disease Korsakoff’s syndrome (alcohol related dementia)…

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How CareAbout can help you with your aged care options

The fact that you’re reading this means that decision time has either come or is fast approaching. That’s decision time about aged care options for…

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7 Signs of Dementia

Dementia is not a disease rather, it’s a range of symptoms including cognitive decline. 1. Memory loss Because dementia is caused by damage to brain…

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How to maintain social contact with dementia

Top five reasons social contact is important There are many reasons to make sure that someone with dementia maintains social contact. Here are five of…

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Dementia: planning for the future

Gaining an enduring power of attorney An enduring power of attorney is a legal document where an individual appoints another person, other people, or a…

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Government Benefits for carers of someone with dementia

Types of payment to carers There are a number of different types of payments available, depending on individual circumstances. The three most common for carers…

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A is for Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. It is responsible for about 70% of all dementia cases. B…

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