Holistic dementia care to maintain the highest quality of life
Living with dementia often means a lot of uncertainty and anxiety.
Our professional, caring staff will make time to understand personal, family and carer needs, and develop a care plan that is integrated and comprehensive. Ongoing assessments ensure the level of care needed is monitored and adjusted when required.
Our person-centred approach is key to everything we do. From offering specially designed programs to improve brain and memory function to high needs in-home care and carer support, we are committed to providing the highest quality support throughout the entire dementia care journey.
Why choose our dementia care program:
- Receive support addressing personal, family and carer needs.
- Learn to recognise and combat early signs of dementia.
- Access to holistic care to address changing needs.
Dementia care services available
We provide a range of support as part of our care plan for seniors living with dementia or other memory related illnesses, including;
- Memory Wellness program
- Dementia-specific activity centres
- Carer respite
- Aids and alarms
- Personal Care
- Social programs
- Wellness Centre activities and exercise.
- You need to be aged over 65 or over 50 for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders.
- Some services may be available to people aged under 65.
How can I access this service?
You can access this service in several ways, depending on your needs and individual situation.
How can I pay?
There are several ways to access our services and programs, including the funding options outlined below.
Frequently Asked Questions
This service is designed for older people who are living with dementia or at-risk of developing a memory related condition in the future.
Can the Dementia Care service be catered to specific culturally & linguistically diverse/LGBTIQA+ community needs?
Yes, this service can be aligned with your values and preferences. Our staff will take the time to learn your individual cultural and care needs so they are always considered when making their recommendations. They will also encourage you to set meaningful goals and help you to achieve them. You may also have your preferred support person included during the consultations or access interpreting services if required.
This service is delivered by a multi-disciplinary team including Registered Nurses, Endorsed Enrolled Nurses and qualified Support Workers. Our dedicated staff are trained to provide you or your loved one with the assistance needed to continue living independently and well.
Yes, our team can work with you to create a holistic care plan that helps you manage your memory health. We will also find ways to support you to live well at home as you navigate the challenges that come with living with a memory related condition.
Yes. We can assist by conducting an initial assessment to determine your loved one's cognitive abilities. We'll then work with you to provide the necessary support required to ensure they are able to continue living safely in their own home.
Are their aids or products to help me or my loved ones to live at home safely with dementia (e.g. reminder clocks for meds/meals etc)?
Yes, we can assist with purchasing and installing visual and sensory aids in your home. We will also provide ongoing support to ensure they are working correctly.
My loved one gets overwhelmed easily when they see unfamiliar faces, what are some of the things that you can do to help them?
We aim to provide consistency in our staffing and service delivery experience. All of our team members work for integratedliving and we do not outsource personal carers. If you have a preference for particular Registered Nurse or Support Worker, please let us know and we will do our utmost to arrange to have this individual assigned to you or your loved one.
How will you ensure my parents would be safe at home when living with dementia? How long will you be able to support them at home?
It's important to know that we will exhaust all avenues to see your loved one stay in their own home. This includes using alarm assistive equipment and other programs to help with their memory. We look to understand your loved one's story and journey, then implementing familiar practices or processes to support them. Our staff are goal-driven and work closely with family members to design suitable programs.
What happens when my loved one is no longer able to live at home with dementia independently and safely?
We understand that there may come a time when your loved one can no longer stay in their home independently and safely. When that happens, we will provide you with the support needed to transition your loved one to their preferred, assisted living location or facility. Please contact us on 1300 782 896 to find out more.
Can you support me and my loved one to have difficult conversations around appointing power of attorney and enduring guardian?
Yes, we can work closely with you and your loved one to arrange a solicitor who can assist with preparing a power of attorney and enduring guardian. All conversations will be handled with great care and complete discretion.
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