Service Contact Details

Arapiles Building

83 Baillie Street   Horsham   Vic   3400

Ph: 03 5381 9333

Service Description/Overview

Living with memory loss or dementia can have a profound effect on your daily life and those around you.

The Memory Support Service provides specialised and practical support to anyone living with dementia, or suspected memory loss. This includes working with families and/or carers.

  • Support is delivered in your own home.
  • Assistance is focused on the areas that you feel are the most important to you.
  • The aim is to maximise your independence to stay living in your home for as long as you can and wish to do so.

Additional Information

Monday – Thursday 8.30am – 4.30pm

Fees

Small fee applies

Area Serviced

Wimmera

Eligibility

Any person, family and/or carers living with dementia or suspected to have memory loss relating to dementia, who meet the following criteria:

  • Aged 65 years and over (or 50 years and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people).
  • Under the age of 65 years, yet
    diagnosed or suspected to have ‘younger onset’ dementia.
  • Living at home alone or with family/carers.
  • Living in the communities of: Hindmarsh, Horsham, West Wimmera and Yarriambiack shires.

The person is ineligible if they:

  • Have a memory impairment or loss relating to acquired brain injuries.
  • Receive a Home Care Package.
  • Live in permanent Residential Aged Care.