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Understanding Dementia with Dementia Australia (Darwin)

August 8, 2023 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm ACST


This session provides an introduction to dementia including an overview of different types of dementia, diagnosis, planning ahead and how to support someone living with dementia.

You will gain knowledge in:

  • types of dementia, signs and symptoms
  • the experience of living with dementia
  • available services and where to access support.

Suitable for: People living with dementia, their family carers, family members, and people who are concerned they or someone they know may have dementia. This session is not suitable for volunteers, professional carers or people employed in the health or aged care industries.

Dementia Australia’s facilitators have specialist dementia knowledge, skills and experience. This session is delivered interactively, you will be encouraged to share your experiences alongside other participants giving you an opportunity to develop new support networks.

Bookings via eventbrite


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Paid parking available.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

For event related enquiries please contact Ali Boyle on 0490 375 098 or email .

Alternatively for general enquires you can contact the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500 or email .

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

It is ideal if you can bring your ticket. However, if you have completed your registration we will have your details and forgetting your ticket won’t be a problem.

How can I find out about other events being run by Dementia Australia?

Visit the Dementia Australia website and view the Events Calendar.



August 8, 2023
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm ACST
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Alison Boyle, Dementia Australia
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Event Summary
Understanding Dementia session by Dementia Australia.
Is the event funded or part-funded by the Northern Territory Government?
Bookings Required


COTA NT, Spillett House, 65 Smith Street, Darwin
65 Smith Street
Darwin, NT 0810 Australia
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