Younger Onset Dementia (YOD) Programs

Note: This service is currently on hold due to COVID-19. Please check our website regularly for updates. 

Offering an Experienced and Safe Service

We provide social groups and Short Break Accommodation services for people with Younger Onset Dementia (YOD). Our social groups encourage participants to partake in group and individual activities and give carers respite for the day.

Reliable & Quality Care

We implement thorough checks and prioritise the safety of all persons. We ensure all our workers are up to date with the necessary screening and training. Our dedicated staff take a holistic approach to social care, with consideration to participants' circumstances, interests and requirements. 

Programs

We provide Day Programs and Respite/Short Break Accommodation services for persons with Younger Onset Dementia. Our social groups encourage participants to partake in group and individual activities. Day Programs offer 6 vacancies per day. Hours are between Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm (with extended and weekend hours available upon request). Respite/Short Break Accommodation offers 24 hours support with booking required.

Day Programs

We provide personalised plans consisting of a diverse range of activities and care services. We match our staff to the person in order to best accommodate the participant’s interests and needs. 

Hours: Monday to Friday 8 am to 5 pm (extended and weekend hours available upon request).

Services 

  • Individual Support Plans
  • Individual Activity Plans​

 

Social Activities

A Range of Individual & Group Activities including:

  • Daily Exercise

  • Local Outings

  • Gardening

  • Meaningful Activities

  • Movies

  • Music

  • Socialisation & interaction

     

Respite/Short Break Accommodation

Our Short Break Accommodation service allows younger people living with dementia or other memory disorders to spend time in a home away from home. This service provides participants with a new environment and a sense of independence and enables carers and families to have respite. 

Short Break Accommodation is an NDIS funded service. If you’re eligible for the NDIS, you can speak to your planner about including it in your plan. If you’re eligible, it won’t cost you anything.

 

Contact us

 

To enquire about our younger onset dementia programs please contact us on 1300 494 117 or email info@lifecoop.com.au

1300 494 117

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