Dementia Resources

Resources, services and courses to support people living with dementia, their loved ones and their carers.

Dementia Australia

A source of trusted information, education and support services.

Dementia Australia

Call the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500. This is a free telephone service that provides information and advice to people living with dementia and their carers. Or follow the link to the website: 

National Dementia Helpline

The Dementia Guide

The Dementia Guide is the go-to resource for people living with dementia their carers and family. The information in this guide is divided into sections with each section relating to a particular stage of the dementia journey. The guide supports people living with dementia, their carers and family, to understand more about dementia, the treatments, support and services available. The guide also includes information about living well with dementia and making plans for the future.

In it, you can find information about:

  • the impact of dementia
  • treatment, support and services available
  • ways to adapt to change and live well.

Go to: The Dementia Guide

See our Dementia Resources available on our Library Catalogue


Dementia Australia Library

Access to a comprehensive collection of print and digital resources about dementia.

To become a library user, register online.

Dementia Australia Library

An extensive range of subject guides. Help Sheets can be accessed without membership to the Dementia Australia Library. Register through the DA Library for more resources.

Dementia Australia Library guides

Dementia Support Australia

Dementia Support Australia

Provides access to advice and support for family or friend carers, aged and community care providers and other health professionals.

Call  1800 699 799  for 24-Hour help

Or follow the link to the website: 

Dementia Support Australia


Dementia Awareness & Support Team

A local mental health information and referral service.

Dementia Awareness & Support Team

D CAF (Dementia Cafe)

A meeting place at The Neighbourhood Centre for those living with dementia and their carers. 

Dementia Cafe


CALM Carers Advocacy Learning Mentoring

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  • CALM is a family carers group that provides dementia education, carer mentoring & peer support.
  • The group caters for family carers of people with dementia/memory loss & the group now meets monthly, on the last Monday 10.30 am-12:00 pm (Feb-Nov) at 20 William St, Bathurst
  • Tea/coffee is provided & participants are welcome to bring a small plate of morning tea to share.
  • Please feel free to invite & share this with other carers. For more info, please contact us on P: 02 6330 5219.

Visit CALM Carers Advocacy Learning Mentoring

Free Courses

The Wicking Dementia Centre, through the University of Tasmania, offers free online courses to learn about dementia and its risk factors.

Free Courses

The Bathurst Dementia Alliance

The Bathurst Dementia Alliance is committed to making Bathurst a Dementia Friendly Community, working to promote inclusion, reduce isolation and help connect people with dementia and their carers to participate meaningfully in their community. Through education we hope to reduce fear and stigma, and promote a better understanding of people’s lived experience with dementia.

This friendly group includes people with dementia, carers, community members, local and government services.

We meet at the Neighbourhood Centre, 96 Rusell Street, Bathurst,  on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 10am till 11am. 

To find out more, contact:

The Neighbourhood Centre: 02 6332 4866 or Bathurst Library: 02 6333 6281