Carer Support Groups aim to bring together and support carers of persons who are living with dementia in the community. The groups provide carers with an opportunity to discuss the impact of dementia on their lives and the lives of their loved ones, and to give and receive information and support. Each group meets once a month for two hours, and are facilitated by an Alzheimer’s Australia WA staff member.
Carer Support Groups are located across the Perth metropolitan area including Mandurah, Baldivis, Cockburn, Melville, South Fremantle, Willetton, Gosnells, Kalamunda, Midland, Shenton Park, Tuart Hill, Girrawheen, Wanneroo and Joondalup.
A separate Carer Support Group for carers of persons living with Younger Onset Dementia (those diagnosed and under the age of 65) is also available.
Carer Support Groups are a free service for carers, as they are funded by the government.
To find out more or join a group, please contact our Customer Support Officer, Orla Hill, on (08) 9388 2800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support in Mt Barker, Albany and Denmark
Family and Friends Dementia Support Groups - Mt Barker - Albany - Denmark
These groups are open to anyone that is supporting a friend or family member that lives in the community and has memory loss or changes due to dementia.
The group meets once a month for conversation and companionship, and aims to enable people to share their experiences and receive ongoing support from other group members in a non-judgmental, friendly and informal gathering. Members are able to participate to whatever extent they feel comfortable, and any information discussed is done so confidentiality and respectfully.
Hawthorn House Men’s Group - first Tuesday each month at Hawthorn House from 1.00pm - 3.00pm
Hawthorn House Ladies Group - second Monday each month at Hawthorn House from 10.00am - 12.00pm
Denmark Support Group - third Monday each month at the Denmark Hotel from 10.00am - 12.00pm
- Mt Barker Support Group - fourth Tuesday of the each month from 10.00am - 12.00pm. Venue to be confirmed
For further information please contact: Bev or Linda 9841 3755.