Resources


About Dementia

Pamphlets:

  • Dementia Support Services 
    This brochure contains information about our services for people diagnosed with dementia and their families/whanau (Mandarin version)
  • To People Important to Me
    For family, friends and supporters of those with dementia
  • West Coast Dementia Support Services 
    This brochure contains information about our services for people diagnosed with dementia and their families/whanau.
    Dementia Canterbury has a designated Worker on the West Coast.
  • Total Mobility Card Scheme
    The Total Mobility Scheme is a nationwide scheme that provides subsidised taxi transport administered locally by Environment Canterbury.
  • WanderSearch Canterbury Tracking System
    Used by Land Search and Rescue and NZ Police to search for people living with Dementia / Autism who regularly wander from their place of residence. A not-for-profit service involving volunteers.

Information Sheets:


Exercise Videos

Diane, a Dementia Canterbury staff member, is a registered exercise professional. She has prepared a series of simple, short exercise videos to keep the mind and body moving.


Useful Websites

  • Alzheimers Society UK
    A content rich website with resources relevant to the UK. Apart from demographics and policies, majority of the content about dementia in the factsheets still pertains to the New Zealand context.
  • Alzheimer Scotland - Action on Dementia
    Lots of information and resources about dementia on this website.
  • Alzheimer's Society Canada
    This Canadian website is well resourced with printable brochures and publications pertaining to dementia.
  • BBC Music Memories
    This website is designed to use music to help people with dementia reconnect with their most powerful memories.

Click here for a list of other websites. ​


If you require further information, please contact us directly on 03 379 2590 or 0800 444 776, or email admin@dementiacanterbury.org.nz