Terms of Reference

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, residential and acute care for Australians living with dementia and BPSD, with particular reference to:
    1. Commonwealth-provided support and services,
    2. state- and territory-provided services, and
    3. services provided by the non-government sector;
  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, such as:
    1. access to appropriate respite care, and
    2. reduction in the use of both physical and chemical restraints.

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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