Our organisation

Alzheimer’s Australia WA is at the forefront of dementia care services, research and education and training programs. We were the first dementia-specific provider in Western Australia and we remain at the forefront of care three decades later. 

Our specialised services, including respite, counselling and social support, are available to the more than 33,000 people in Western Australia with dementia as well as their families and carers.

We also offer education, nationally recognised training and advisory services to people working in the health and aged care industry and provide community education programs for the general public.

Our staff

With two metropolitan and four regional offices, Alzheimer’s Australia WA employs more than 200 specialist staff including:

  • Registered Nurses & Mental Health Nurses;
  • Social Workers;
  • Occupational Therapists;
  • Qualified Counsellors;
  • Educators; and
  • Dementia Specialist Support Workers.

Our history

Alzheimer’s Australia WA was established in 1982 by a group of carers of people with dementia who saw the increasing need for a dementia-specific support organisation.

What we do 

Alzheimer’s Australia WA provides specialised services to people with dementia, their families and carers, health and aged care professionals and the general public.

Vision and strategy

Alzheimer's Australia WA is committed to preventing dementia, while valuing and supporting people who live with dementia.

Governance

Alzheimer's Australia WA is a company by limited guarantee overseen by a Board of Directors.

Career opportunities

As the peak body for dementia in Western Australia, we have a high level of expertise, experience and focus that gives unique opportunities to staff. We invite caring, innovative and dynamic people to join our team at Alzheimer’s Australia WA.

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Policies

Client Complaints Policy

Alzheimer’s Australia WA ensures client complaints and feedback are dealt with fairly, promptly, confidentially and without retribution. Carers and people with dementia will be supported and assisted through the process of making a complaint or giving feedback to the organisation.

View the Client Complaints Policy

Client Privacy and Confidentiality

Alzheimer’s Australia WA respects each client’s right to privacy, dignity and confidentiality including the collection, use and disclosure of personal information. Accurate, up-to-date and pertinent record keeping is an important aspect of being professional and accountable for the services Alzheimer’s Australia WA provides.

View the Client Privacy and Confidentiality Policy

Client Rights and Responsibilities

Alzheimer’s Australia WA acknowledges that clients are the focus of our operations that their rights are recognised and promoted at every opportunity, and they are aware of their responsibilities as service users.

View the Rights and Responsibilities Policy

Contact us - WA

Alzheimer's Australia WA has two metropolitan and four regional offices.