Education and training - NSW

Attend our information sessions and education programs to learn more about dementia and practical ways of dealing with it.

Courses are available for:

For people with dementia

We offer a range of services designed to support the specific needs of people living with dementia. 

For family and friends

We have free courses and workshops in locations around NSW where you can explore issues relating to you as family carers and friends of people with dementia.


North Ryde




Nelson Bay




Information and registration for the above courses is available via the flyer linked to the course or by contacting the Education Team on 02 9805 0100 or email


For health professionals and care workers

Education Services is able to offer customised education and professional development available anywhere in NSW. In consultation with you we can tailor-make a program to meet your specific learning needs.


Find our more about our in-service education here or fill out the enquiry form.

Upcoming courses for health professionals and care workers  2016

North Ryde

Coffs Harbour


Nelson Bay


The Entrance

Information and registration for the courses listed above is available via the flyer linked to the course or by contacting the Education Team on 02 9805 0100 or email. A completed Registration Form is required for all participants.

For community volunteers

Short-course workshops focusing on fundamental principles for positive interaction and engagement with a person who has dementia. 

North Ryde

Port Macquarie



Information and registration for the above courses is available via the flyer linked to the course or by contacting the Alzheimer's Australia NSW on 9805 0100 or email  

For the community

We provide a range of services to increase awareness of dementia and related issues in the community.   

If you would like more information about where the Memory Van is visiting please contact Brain Health / Community Outreach Officer on 02 8875 4609 or email

For carer support group leaders

If you facilitate or are planning to start a support group, we have a number of courses to develop your skills and provide an opportunity to meet other leaders in your area. 

The calendar  lists the courses planned for 2016.

North Ryde 

Loss & Grief in a Carer Support Group - 14 & 15 November 2016


Advanced Group Leadership - 22 November 2016

Facilitating Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Yarning Circles - 23 November 2016


Read about the course options

Registration for any of these courses is available by contacting the Group Development team on 02 8875 4682 or email or by downloading the registration form.

Social and Therapeutic Programs

Aims to educate and support people living with dementia, family carers or friends, health care workers, staff and volunteers of local councils, museums and art galleries, historic homes and gardens.

Find out more