Extended Government Funding for Dementia Programs

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.

Home Care Wins in the Federal Budget 20-21

$1.6 billion of the new funding will provide an additional 23,000 home care packages across all package levels, meaning that waiting time waiting times for older Australians seeking in-home support is set to reduce.