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New Specialist Dementia Care Program unit opens in Brisbane

A new Specialist Dementia Care Program unit has opened up at St Martin’s Residential Aged Care home in Taigum. It is one of three locations in Queensland successful in the Commonwealth Government’s first round of funding for the new program, along with Brisbane South and Mackay

(L-R) The Rev’d Helen Button from St Matthias Anglican Church Zillmere and Liturgical Assistant and Spiritual and Pastoral Care Coordinator Roz Rogers with Memory Support Unit residents at Symes Grove in August 2018

Personal reflections on the meeting of faith and dementia

Spiritual and Pastoral Care Coordinator at Anglicare, Roz Rogers, and Director of Mission for Anglicare, The Rev’d Canon Linda McWilliam, share their personal reflections on dementia and faith


When faith and dementia meet

September was Dementia Awareness Month, with the community encouraged to reflect upon the ways we think and talk about dementia – anglican focus explores how people with dementia connect with the Divine, and how the Church helps to foster this connection