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					     Alzheimers Consultation Meeting Outcomes

     Region           Alzheimers

     Date             16/10/2007

     Venue            Alzheimers Association

     OFTA Staff       Anne Gale, Cath McGee, Glenys Raveane, Ruth Russell

     Participants

Kathryn Cunningham                                     Alzheimer’s Australia SA Inc (AASA)
Sue Drenth                                             AASA
Marie Alford                                           AASA
Susan Golley                                           AASA
3 Advisory Committees                                  AASA
  - people with dementia
  - carers
  - people with younger onset dementia




          1. Notes from Exercise 1 - Identifying Dementia
             Priorities


     Who                           What                      Where            Service
     Target Groups                 Service Groupings         Region/sub-      Model
                                                             region
     People with dementia          SG2                       Metro
     (especially people living       • Assessment,
     alone) & carers –               • client care
     metrowide)
                                       coordination
     AASA is developing a new
     metrowide service model         • case
     that would combine                management,
     access (using Div of GPs        • Counseling,
     Medical Directory/Early           support
     Dementia Linkwork               • information and
     referrals going straight to       advocacy.
     AASA then out to
     requested service. (more
     detailed explanation of
     model available on AASA
     file)


                                   App 9 – Regional Dementia Notes                           1
     David Kelly
     And Associates
People with dementia         SG2                       Countrywide
(especially people living      • Assessment,
alone) & carers –              • client care
countrywide                      coordination
Expansion of Early             • case management,
Dementia Link worker           • Counseling, support
model to a broader             • information and
community development            advocacy.
Dementia Adviser regional
role
                                                       Eastern,
People with dementia         SG2
                                                       Western &
(especially people living      • Assessment,
                                                       Southern
alone) & carers                • client care           metropolitan
Expansion of Early               coordination          regions.
Dementia Link worker           • case management,
model presently only in        • Counseling, support
Northern metro to become       • information and
a comprehensive                  advocacy
metrowide program.


People with younger          SG1                       Metrowide
onset dementia               SG2                       program
Service to support the       SG7
unique needs of this group
through a CONNEXUS
lifestyle program.




     2. Other Comments or Submissions




                             App 9 – Regional Dementia Notes          2
David Kelly
And Associates

				
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