Australian Psychological Society
An organization that works to better the community through volunteering and health awareness, including addiction issues in the elderly.
Has developed handouts including ´Aging positively;´ ´Find a psychologist´ service.
Helps carers get the practical and emotional support they need by providing counselling, research and policy change, practical support and respite, education and development, information and advice.
Level 1, 37 Albert Street
Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service (DBMAS)
National Dementia Helpline: 1800 180 023. Peak dementia support and advocacy service in Australia.
Eastern Cognitive Disorders Clinic FTD Carer Support Group
DBMAS National Free Call 1800 699 799 - National advisory service for families, carers, and care workers concerned about the behaviours of people with dementia - 24 hrs/7 days per week.
Frontotemporal Dementia Caregiver Support Centre
Email Melissa Kettle for more information: Melissa.Kettle@easternhealth.org.au
FTD Support Forum
Includes a listing of support groups by country.
IMPAACT International PPA Connection
Online support forum set up by caregivers of people with FTD. Some sections also dedicated to individuals with FTD.
Melbourne FTD Carer Support Group
Resources and support for patients and family members, research information.
Run by health professionals with FTD specific knowledge & experience to provide support, sharing of experiences & practical advice to FTD carers monthly (1st Friday am) at Dementia Australia. Open to all carers willing to travel to Hawthorn. Contact us firstname.lastname@example.org.