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The Federal Health Department is hosting a webinar about the Improving respite care for people with dementia and their carers grant opportunity at 11am-12pm AEDT on Tuesday 29 November.

Registration link HERE

This grant program provides funding for a range of activities (in the context of aged care) to increase support to informal (family and friend) carers of a person living with dementia, through access to dementia–specific respite support services. The activities will have a particular focus on innovative approaches to improving the quality and experience of respite care for people with dementia, carer education and wellbeing, improving respite care planning for people with dementia, and building the capability of aged care providers to deliver quality respite care to people with dementia. There is up to $61.63 million (GST exclusive) available over four years from 2022-23 to 2025-26. There are three streams of activities and Applicants may apply for funding under one or multiple streams.

Further details in the LINK