Useful Links and Resources for Lifestyle Coordinators

Here we have collected together a number of useful links to external resources that we think visitors to our website might find useful.

ARTA – The Australian Recreational Therapy Association

ARTA‘s Mission is:

Australian Recreational Therapy Association is committed to promoting, fostering and advancing the development of the profession of Recreational Therapy in Australia and internationally. Its mission is to ensure that the practice of Recreational Therapy continues to be viable and relevant, contributing to the wellbeing of clients and the community, while encouraging education, professional and personal development in its members.

Dementia Australia

Dementia Australia is a charity that supports people with dementia and their families in a variety of ways.

No matter how you are impacted by dementia or who you are, Dementia Australia is here for you. We exist to support and empower the estimated more than 400,000 Australians living with dementia and the more than 1.5 million people who are involved in their care.

Alzheimer’s Association

Alzheimer’s Association

As the world’s leading voluntary health organization dedicated to Alzheimer’s care, support and research, the Alzheimer’s Association strives to improve quality of life for those facing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. We fund critical research; provide education and resources; raise awareness; and advocate in partnership with government, private and nonprofit organizations for a solution to the global Alzheimer’s epidemic.

My Aged Care

My Aged Care is a website run by the Australian government to provide information and support for those in needs of or interested in aged care.

OPAN – Older Persons Advocacy Network

OPAN advocates for older people’s rights within the context of their care.

At a national level, we raise the voices of older people with governments, aged care providers and sector stakeholders to advance aged care reforms so that older people have a better aged care experience. We write submissions to Royal Commissions, Senate and parliamentary inquiries, participate in consultations and forums, develop responses to government policies and oversee our network to ensure national consistency in what we do.

BBC – Living with Dementia

The BBC have a collection of programs about living with dementia.

A fantastic video about dementia

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