Dementia Specific Counselling relates to getting a diagnosis, understanding dementia, immediate and future care of the person with dementia, and/or family coping strategies.
May include: supportive or therapeutic counselling for persons with dementia and their family partners in care ranging from pre-diagnosis, diagnosis, behaviour management, on through late stages and palliative care; information and referral to other supports for persons with dementia and their partners in care.
Persons with dementia, their caregivers, family, friends, professionals and the general public.
Interpretation services can be arranged in 75+ languages.
Our counselling services are provided by Registered Social Workers.
Counselling is available on a variety of issues such as how a diagnosis is made, understanding the disease, immediate and future care of the person with dementia, family concerns, stress management and coping strategies.
These services are available Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. by phone, office appointment and limited outreach.