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Brightwater to pilot specialist dementia units

Created  12th December 2018

Western Australian aged care provider Brightwater Care Group has been selected to operate a prototype service for the government’s national program of specialist care units to support people with severe responsive behaviours associated with dementia.

The prototype service of the now-called Specialist Dementia Care Program (SDCP) will operate within Brightwater The Village in Inglewood within the Perth North Primary Health Network region, according to the government.

A competitive selection processes for the remaining 34 services of will open in 2019 followed by a second funding round two-three years later, it said.

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Natasha Egan, 2018, Australian Ageing Agenda (

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