Dementia Waikato provides education to people with dementia and their families/whanau in a number of ways, including:

  • One-on-one sessions with either the person with dementia or family members
  • Specific family group sessions (including special sessions for children and young people)
  • Training for residential care facility staff and in-home paid carers
  • Information and awareness sessions about dementia for community organisations

The courses we are offering currently are:


Our Family Education/Information sessions aim to:

  • Give carers, family members and friends a greater understanding of dementia and what it means for the person experiencing symptoms.
  • Equip you with knowledge and techniques to maximise good and effective communications.
  • Help you understand how to keep yourself well and energised to remain an effective support person.

 Click here for current course times and dates

There is no charge for our clients but a donation to assist with our running costs will be greatly appreciated.



These groups facilitate essential social interaction and stimulation.  Activities include a weekly Walking Group, fortnightly Art Group, fortnightly Creativity Club and weekly Music Groups.

For more information please phone the office on 07 929 4042.