Dementia Matters

The quarterly newsletter from Alzheimer's Queensland, keeping you updated on dementia...

  1. Dementia Matters Winter 2019

    Transitioning to Residential Aged Care can be a daunting experience for the person living with dementia, their families and friends. Alzheimer’s Queensland aims to ensure that support is provided by...

  2. Dementia Matters Autumn 2019

    This edition focuses on special needs groups that may have an increased risk of social isolation and a need for additional support when living with dementia.

  3. Dementia Matters Summer 2019

    Understanding the benefits and risks associated with medication is essential to maintaining the health and wellbeing of both carers and the person living with dementia. Some helpful hints to help us...

  4. Dementia Matters Spring 2018

    The incidence and severity of incontinence increases with the progression of dementia. In this Dementia Matters we have identified strategies that can assist ..

  5. Dementia Matters Winter 2018

    Safety tips for people living with dementia are addressed in this Winter edition including driving, travel, tracking devices, medication, falls and scams.

  6. Dementia Matters Autumn 2018

    Dementia and palliative Care needs are prioritised by Alzhiemer’s Queensland staff and the concerns of family and friends are examined in this edition. Myrtle who attends one of our respite centres...

  7. Dementia Matters Summer 2018

    We explore decision-making, consent and factors that influence these basic rights for the person with dementia. Tai Chi classes have commenced as part of our Wellness program and Tai Chi DVDs are...

  8. Dementia Matters Spring 2017

    We highlight the popular topics of dementia risk factors and the steps that can be taken to reduce risk and protect the brain. Also a wonderful boating opportunity was organised by Alzheimer’s Qld...

  9. Dementia Matters Winter 2017

    The focus in this edition is on the lives of people living with a diagnosis of Younger Onset Dementia including early signs, issues in workplaces, challenges for carers, the National Disability...

  10. Dementia Matters Autumn 2017

    In this issue you'll meet the lovely Jane, an opera singer and pianist who is living with dementia. There's also good information on communication and vision.

  11. Dementia Matters Spring 2016

    This issue focuses on hospitalisation related issues for people with dementia.

  12. Dementia Matters Summer 2016

    In this edition: Commonwealth Home Support Program, Home Care Packages Gordon Park, Posterior Cortical Atrophy - a rare form of dementia & more

  13. Dementia Matters Winter 2015

    In this edition: Dementia Design - ATSA Expo, 100 Simple things you can do to prevent alzheimer's and aged-related memory loss, Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia How did we get it so...

  14. Dementia Matters Autumn 2015

    In this edition: identifying Apathy..., Let's talk about Sex, Dementia Another Way of Living, LASA Q Excellence in Care Awards.

  15. Dementia Matters Spring 2014

    In this edition: Upcoming education, Pain and Dementia, My Aged Care, What are our staff up to?, Research Update, Tapping into our senses.

  16. Dementia Matters Winter 2014

    In this edition: Upcoming Education, Alzheimer's Queensland Physiotherapists are using Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) to treat a variety of conditions, Alzheimer's Queensland Occupational Therapists...

  17. Dementia Matters Autumn 2014

    In this edition: Improving Social Engagement at Mealtimes, Occupation Therapy Driving Assessments, Rosemary Cottage - Ipswich, Research, March - August Education Sessions

  18. Dementia Matters Summer 2014

    In this edition: Upcoming education, Windsor Aged Care Sensory Gardens, Healthy ageing and the latest research into Alzheimer's and Dementia, AQ Rehab, Dementia and Falls Prevention Dementia and...