Moorabool Shire was identified as having the twelfth highest dementia prevalence in Victorian Local Governments – Alzheimer’s Australia Victoria, Coffee and Conversation is based on Alzheimer’s Australia Victoria’s Memory Lane Café. We support two groups, one in Bacchus Marsh and the other in Ballan. Bacchus Marsh is facilitated by a DjHS Dementia Nurse, Ballan has recently been taken over by OT at Ballan District Health and Care both are held monthly.
Come together for:
- An opportunity to talk to others in similar situations and share their experiences.
- Presentations on topics including memory loss, behaviour change, creative caring, grief and loss, going into hospital with dementia, planning for the future, stress management and looking after yourself.
- Information on local support services available.
- Lunch outings and other activities.
All discussions are held in a friendly and supportive environment, are completely confidential and facilitated by a qualified health professional.