Support for people living with Younger Onset Dementia

We support individuals living with Younger Onset Dementia (YOD) – those diagnosed with dementia before the age of 65 – as well as their families.

We recognise the unique challenges faced by younger individuals with dementia and the need for tailored services focused on reablement to engage in daily life and activities that are enhancing quality of life.

Understanding the specific needs of younger people with dementia, our services are designed to promote independence, well-being, and community engagement. 

Our services include:

Our Commitment

  • Specialised Care: We provide services specifically designed for younger adults with dementia, recognising that their needs differ from older adults. You will be supported to make choices to maximise your independence and wellbeing. 
  • Holistic Approach: Our multidisciplinary team works collaboratively to address the physical, emotional, and social needs of our clients.
  • Community Integration: We believe in the importance of staying connected with the community. Our programs and resources are designed to facilitate active participation and social engagement.
  • Family Support: We understand the impact of YOD on families. Our services include support for family members, helping them navigate the challenges and providing them with the resources they need. 
  • Improving Access: Enhancing access to YOD-specific services to ensure individuals receive the specialised care they need.
  • Enhancing Wellbeing: Promoting better health and wellbeing outcomes for people living with YOD through our holistic and person-centred approach.

Stay Connected

We understand the importance of staying connected and participating within our local and wider community. To make this easier, we have compiled a list of useful resources to help you stay connected and informed.

Our selection includes, support groups, community activities, educational materials, and more, all aimed at supporting individuals with YOD and their families. 

Useful YOD resources

Supported Independent Living Referral Form

Children's Books

For children with a parent with YOD

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