These resources cover important topics related to dementia support and services.
This discusses common financial issues such as having to stop work, income protection, superannuation, and Centrelink.
Tips on accessing support services and Commonwealth Government subsidised care.
Decision-making, advocacy, Wills and Power of Attorney issues.
Covers donation of brain tissue, and the role of the Victorian Brain Bank.
Driving and Dementia
Addresses the responsibilties of drivers and carers with respect to ongoing safe driving and testing of skills.
Employment and Income
Concerns about income are common. This covers when to talk to an employer, whether to cease work, vocational capacity assessments and work discrimination issues.
Carer Crisis Plans and FTD
If an emergency or crisis occurs (such as choking, severe falls, sudden changes in physical condition or behaviour, sleep disruption, incontinence, etc) this covers what resources are available and contacts.
Web Resources for FTD
Contains a list of useful and reputable websites (forums, language onset and progressive aphasia, MND, PSP, CBD information and FTD video links).