Carer Resources

Resources for people with dementia and their carers

Resources within the loddon mallee region are always changing to meet the needs of the patients. carers and families, accordingly these documents are constantly changing and being updated.  Please contact Evan Stanyer on 5454 6415 or at, for updates, alterations, and changes.

The ‘dementia service booklets’ were developed for each local government area in the Loddon Mallee region of Victoria including:

City of Greater Bendigo

Campaspe Shire

Gannawarra Shire

Macedon Ranges Shire

Mt Alexander Shire

Buloke Shire

Central Goldfields Shire

Loddon Shire

Mildura Rural City

Swan Hill Rural City

Service Lists Feedback Form

General resources

The contents of the resource packs are available by clicking on the links below

Information Sheets Accompanying Resource Kit

Record of Care Booklet

Record of Care Booklet Feedback Form

This section contains resources that can be helpful to people with dementia and carers. Click on any of the links below to go to the relevant section:

Organisations that can offer assistance

Alzheimer's Australia

Commonwealth Carelink Centres

Resources according to stage of dementia
What is dementia? Communication Early planning
Making financial and legal decisions for an adult with a decision-making disability Making personal and lifestyle decisions for an adult with a decision-making disability Therapies and communication approaches
Enduring power of attorney (medical treatment) Enduring power of attorney (financial) Enduring power of guardianship
Information for family and friends Do's and don'ts of communication Ten top tips for caring for a person who has dementia 

Feelings Taking care of yourself
Intimacy and sexual issues Men and caring Travelling
Carer payment Driving Continence
Activities Depression and dementia Dementia fact sheet
Home and community care (HACC) Diagnosing dementia
Safety issues
Changed behaviours
Making the most of respite care Deciding on residential care Community aged care packages
Caring partnerships Coping with placement  
The later stages of dementia (Organisation) Later stages of dementia (Alzheimers Australia) Coping after the death of someone with dementia


These links are accessible at time of publication, however, as they are external links, some addresses for pages and documents may change. If a particular page is not found, go to the main organisational link, eg; and perform a search.