According to a study done by the Australian Department of Health, seniors over 65 years old are at a high risk of suffering from dementia. Even though early detection of dementia is becoming more and more common, cultural and linguistic barriers make it particularly easy to misdiagnose early onset dementia for Australian seniors from multi-ethnic backgrounds.
Melbar upgrades the equipment purchasing process, introduces a new digital management platform and attends forum for Dementia training.
To provide more support and care to people living with dementia and their family, dementia training, education and support will get a $44 million boost provided by the government. This funding will extend national programs provided by Dementia Training Australia and Dementia Support Australia for another year.