Interim Report

Care and management of younger and older Australians living with dementia and behavioural and psychiatric symptoms of dementia (BPSD)

Interim Report

12 August 2013

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Senator the Hon. John Hogg
President of the Senate
Parliament House
CANBERRA ACT 2600

12 August 2013

Dear Mr President

Care and management of younger and older Australians living with dementia and behavioural and psychiatric symptoms of dementia (BPSD) - Interim Report

Pursuant to Senate standing order 38(7), this letter forms the interim report of the Community Affairs References Committee in relation to its inquiry into the care and management of younger and older Australians living with dementia and behavioural and psychiatric symptoms of dementia (BPSD).

The committee is continuing to evaluate evidence received throughout the inquiry and intends to seek a formal re-referral from the Senate at the commencement of the next Parliament to continue its work.

Yours sincerely,



Senator Rachel Siewert
Committee Chair

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3515
Fax: +61 2 6277 5829
community.affairs.sen@aph.gov.au

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About this inquiry

The care and management of younger and older Australians living with dementia and behavioural and psychiatric symptoms of dementia (BPSD), including:

  1. the scope and adequacy of the different models of community;
  2. resourcing of those models of care; and
  3. the scope for improving the provision of care and management of Australians living with dementia and BPSD.

Past Public Hearings

10 Jul 2013: Hobart,TAS
17 Jul 2013: Canberra,ACT
16 Dec 2013: Melbourne,VIC

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Inquiry Status

Report tabled

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