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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Strengthening dementia care in Indigenous communities

 

Overview

This program is run by Alzheimer's South Australia (SA) in partnership with Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council of SA, and is funded by the Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Foundation. The program aims to increase awareness of dementia caused by brain damage from excessive alcohol consumption, and targets Indigenous communities, young Indigenous people, Indigenous health workers and health professionals. The program was initiated in the regions of Adelaide, Murray Bridge and Port Augusta, and involves the creation of appropriate resources. Resources produced include:

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Contacts

Alzheimer's Australia
1 Frewin Place
Scullin ACT 2614
Ph: (02) 6254 4233
Fax: (02) 6278 7225
Email: nat.admin@alzheimers.org.au

Related publications

Elliot M (2008)

Strengthening dementia care in Indigenous communities.

Paper presented at the Brain Injury Australia National Conference 2008. 1-3 September 2008, Melbourne

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Last updated: 20 November 2013
 
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