Dementia Education and Training for Carers

The ILC Respite and Carelink Centre aims to improve the quality of life of people living with dementia by supporting their carers in providing access to training and education to enhance their skills, or connecting the carer to  key information.

What we offer

  • Education, Training and Information is available on the following topics for carers:
  • Coping with Memory Loss
  • Legal Issues
  • Communication
  • Dealing with Medications
  • Navigating Aged Care
  • Managing Carer Stress
  • Respite Planning
  • Sleep Issues
  • Assisting with Personal Care
  • Cooking for one or two
  • First Aid Course

Respite care can be provided to care for the person living with dementia to enable the carer to attend the education or training session.

Who Can we Help? (Eligibility)

Carers and families of people living with dementia.

Fees

Respite centres encourage carers to contribute towards the cost of respite services if they are able to. However, no person will be denied a respite service if they are unable to contribute.

Funding

The Dementia Education and Training for Carers program is funded by the Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA).