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Look after your brain: a guide to dementia for Aboriginal people

Posted on: 6 August, 2012
Issue: Vol 12 No 3, July 2012 - September 2012
Related to Dementia Health promotion Older people

Ageing Disability and Home Care (2012)
Look after your brain: a guide to dementia for Aboriginal people

Sydney: NSW Department of Family and Community Services

This booklet has been produced for Aboriginal people who have dementia, or who have family members with dementia. It provides information to help those touched by dementia to appropriately manage the illness. The contents covered in the booklet includes:

  • what is dementia
  • what are the signs of dementia
  • what are the causes of dementia
  • how to reduce chances of getting dementia
  • caring for someone living with dementia
  • seeking help.

The booklet includes photographs, artwork, and wording that is culturally appropriate for the target audience.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

  • Contact details:
    • Ageing, Disability and Home Care, Department of Family and Community Services, Level 5 83 Clarence Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Ph: (02) 8270 2000, Email: servicembx@facs.nsw.gov.au
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