Dementia SA - Managing Alzheimer's & Dementia Care

Area: Cape Town, Western Cape, south Africa
Region: Western Cape
Physical Address: State House, 3rd Floor, 3 Rose Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Postal Address: PO Box 16421, Vlaeberg, 8018, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)21 421 0077 / 78 or 418 5888
Fax: +27 (0)21 418 2772
GPS Co-Ordinates: -33.917981, 18.418835

Dementia SA - Managing Alzheimer's & Dementia Care

Memory is the cornerstone of our past. Thinking and reasoning shape our present and our future. Communicating with others and caring for oneself are central to our social functioning. Without these, our well-being is ruthlessly compromised. Yet, in the developed world dementia is diagnosed every few seconds. One in every three persons with HIV/AIDS

will develop dementia. While this will affect many South Africans, dementia is mostly unrecognized, misunderstood and undiagnosed. It results in further suffering, stigmatization, abuse and neglect.

As a leading South African authority on all forms of dementia, DEMENTIA SA strives to minimize the impact that dementia has on individuals, families and communities. By taking an innovative approach to service delivery that includes all relevant constituencies, DEMENTIA SA is a leading provider of awareness, information, education and support services to all those affected by dementia. It vigorously advocates the rights and dignity of those living with dementia. All services are supported by ongoing research.

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