Dementia and Homelessness Report
|Version||March 2015 (Zip)|
|Create Date||March 19, 2015|
|Last Updated||July 2, 2015|
Issues relating to dementia in homeless populations has been identified by the Department of Social Services as a priority area.
Little is known about the issue or the dementia education needs of health professionals working in this sector.
To this end the Vic/Tas DTSC produced a literature review and partner organisation the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) conducted a focus group with a key service provider specialising in this area.
The literature review and a report on the findings of the dementia related issues facing health professionals working with homeless people and the identification of their dementia education needs are available for download.
The Zip file contains the Dementia and Homeless Report and Literature Review as pdf files (1,200 Kb)