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Driving and dementia - Bendigo - VIC

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Dementia Australia

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10-16 Forest Street

Bendigo, VIC 3550

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Driving and dementia by Dementia Australia. Session suitable for people living with dementia and their family carers and family members.

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This session provides an overview of the effects of dementia on driving, while offering strategies to assist caregivers to talk about driving with the people in their care.

Dementia Australia's facilitators have specialist dementia knowledge, skills and experience. These sessions are delivered interactively, you will be encouraged to share your experiences alongside other participants giving you an opportunity to develop new support networks.

Suitable for: People living with dementia and their family carers and family members. This program is not suitable for professionals employed in the health or aged care sectors. 

Dementia Australia COVID-19 session attendance:

All COVID-19 hygiene precautions will be enforced, attendees will be required to check-in and complete a form at the start of each session. Please call or email Lisa if you are unwell on the day of the session.

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What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is metered ticket parking on both sides of Forest st outside the office . Please be mindful that some of the parking is only 2 hours so people do need to check to ensure they have adequate parking (all day metered ticket parking is also available).

How do I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact Lisa Reed on 9815 7822 or lisa.reed@dementia.org.au

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Dementia Australia

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10-16 Forest Street

Bendigo, VIC 3550

Australia

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Dementia Australia is the source of trusted information, education and services for the estimated half a million Australians living with dementia, and the almost 1.6 million people involved in their care. We advocate for positive change and support vital research.

We are here to support people impacted by dementia, and to enable them to live as well as possible. No matter how you are impacted by dementia or who you are, we are here for you.

Founded by carers more than 35 years ago, today we are the national peak body for people living with dementia, their families and carers.

We involve people impacted by dementia and their experiences in our activities and decision-making, to make sure we are representative of the diverse range of dementia experiences. We amplify the voices of people impacted by dementia through advocating and sharing stories to help inform and inspire others.

For more information on the services we offer and advice on dementia please contact the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500 Monday to Friday, 8am-8pm (except public holidays).

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