Young Onset Dementia – Bridging the gap between diagnosis and community

Young Onset Dementia is the onset of dementia under the age of 65 years. Current prevalence data suggests that some 24,000 people nationally are affected by Young Onset Dementia. In Victoria, access to services for those with dementia under the age of 65 is challenging as consumers and referrers attempt to navigate the complexity of aged and disability protocols and legislations that poorly address the needs of younger people with …

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A collaborative model of care across service sectors for those with Young Onset Dementia

Bridging the gap between Diagnosis and Community Young Onset Dementia is the onset of dementia under the age of 65 years. Current prevalence data suggests that some 24000 people nationally are affected by Young Onset Dementia. In Victoria, access to services for those with dementia under the age of 65 is challenging as consumers and referrers attempt to navigate the complexity of aged and disability protocols and legislations that poorly …

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