Skip to content

Key resources

  • Bibliography
    Bibliography
  • Health promotion
    Health promotion
  • Health practice
    Health practice
  • Programs
    Programs
  • Conferences
    Conferences
  • Courses
    Courses
  • Funding
    Funding
  • Jobs
    Jobs
  • Organisations
    Organisations
  • Health Services MapHealth Services Map
Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin Alcohol and other drugs knowledge centre Yarning Places
 

Language problems stifle Indigenous dementia help

Date posted: 19 May 2011

The Alzheimer's Australia's national conference being held in Brisbane has heard calls for an increase in federal funding for dementia services and to raise awareness about dementia in Indigenous communities.

Remote Aboriginal Media Corporation spokesman Ian Watson, spoke at the conference and says 'dementia is a growing problem and he hopes to educate Indigenous groups via community radio in languages [and] in words that they would understand'.

Links

 
Last updated: 19 May 2011
 
Return to top