Planning For the Future

4.1.1While it can take time to come to terms with a diagnosis of dementia, it is important to be prepared for the future and make plans as early as possible.

There are a range of issues to consider including work arrangements, money matters, legal matters, driving, medical care and other care arrangements.

To help you with these considerations and decisions, visit:

Key Contacts

  • National Dementia Helpline:
    • 1800 100 500
  • Dementia Advisory Service:
    • Illawarra: 4296 6747
    • Shoalhaven: 4422 9583

Links to Information

Alzheimer’s Australia: Early Planning Help Sheet

The Start2Talk website

Alzheimer’s Australia’s Staying on the Move with Dementia