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Palliative Dementia Service: A New Initiative from Silver Chain, Responding to a Community’s Needs

Event Type: Guest Lecture, Webinar

Dementia is on the rise. For Australians, dementia is the second leading cause of death and its numbers are estimated to double over the next 30 years.

With lack of understanding, strain on carers, and rising costs in equipment and care needs, the World Health Organisation have declared dementia a ‘Public health priority’.

This presentation will look at how Silver Chain are adapting services to meet community needs, by introducing a new pilot project focusing on holistic palliative dementia care for those living at home.

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