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The Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing (WACHA) is a medical research and educational centre that focuses on issues associated with healthy ageing and disease prevention for older Australians.
WACHA was created in 1996. Currently, it is supported by the Western Australian Department of Health and are partnered with the University of Western Australian and the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research.
Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing (M573)
University of Western Australia
35 Stirling Highway
Crawley WA 6009
Ph (general): (08) 9224 2750
Ph (research): (08) 9224 2855
Fax: (08) 9224 8009
This poster was developed to increase the awareness of dementia among Indigenous people. It includes information on the signs of dementia and the causes of dementia. The poster was developed as part of the Indigenous dementia services study (IDSS), which is a large prevalence study assessing dementia and other aged care syndromes in the Indigenous population of the Kimberley, Western Australia.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract