Covid-19
Click here for tips, strategies and activities through Covid-19. These tip sheets have had great feedback.
Remember our team of Dementia Advisors are available by phone, email and online communication tools to support care partners, families and friends through Covid-19 restrictions.
New to dementia
For anyone new to dementia, we have information sheets available and our team are happy to talk to you about the things you will find useful to know. If you, a family member or friend has had a recent diagnosis we can work with you to support you to live your best life. We welcome referrals from the person living with dementia and family, proof of diagnosis is required.
Activities
Register your interest for support forums and activity groups. These are welcome to clients, carers and family members.
We welcome expressions of interest by phoning 07 929 4042 or emailing us at connect@dementiawaikato.org.nz.
Speak with your Dementia Advisor for further information.

Family and Whānau seminars for 2021

The schedule for our 2021 Family and Whānau information seminars is now available.

These seminars are open to the public and cover:

  • What is dementia; the different types and how is it diagnosed.
  • What are the various dementia symptoms.
  • Personal, family and community responses to a diagnosis.
  • Ways to support a person to live well with dementia.
  • Support offered by Dementia Waikato.
  • Other supports for the changed abilities in a person with symptoms.
  • Self-care and staying strong as a carepartner.

More information and our full schedule is available here.

The first seminar is on January 25th.