Overview

Dogs 4 Dementia is the first time in Australia that expert Dementia Centre consultants have partnered up with skilled Assistance Dogs Australia trainers to place dogs into the homes of people living with dementia.

Dogs 4 Dementia equips a person living with demenita and their carer with a dog that is carefully chosen to match their household personalities and then specially trained to meet their specific needs.

Dogs 4 Dementia will follow the participants’ experiences over the first year and will share the outcomes and personal stories on this website. It is hoped that these dogs will promote greater independence, confidence, and allow people who have dementia to remain living at home for longer.