Supporting Organisations

Caring for Cognitive Impairment is proudly supported by the following organisations. If your organisation is interested in supporting the campaign, please email cognitive.impairment@safetyandquality.gov.au

  • Alzheimers Australia

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    The Caring for Cognitive Impairment Campaign recognises the need for a person-centred approach to care, which looks at the person as a whole and not just the symptom they are presenting with in hospital. People with dementia are at a high risk of delirium. 30%-40% of delirium cases can be prevented. Alzheimer’s Australia supports the Caring for Cognitive Impairment Campaign because we can and must improve care outcomes for people living with dementia who go into hospital. 

  • Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

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    The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) and its Fellows support the Caring for Cognitive Impairment Campaign. ACEM is committed to advocating for increased awareness and recognition of cognitive impairment and promoting practices that will ensure positive outcomes for patients experiencing dementia or delirium in the hospital setting.

  • Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses' Association

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    The Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses' Association commits to the Caring for Cognitive Impairment Campaign and believes that advancing rehabilitative nursing principles in all health care settings will promote optimal outcomes for people at risk for and experiencing cognitive impairment.

  • Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists

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    Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists supports the Caring for Cognitive Impairment Campaign to raise awareness for the optimal recognition and management of this important condition in the community and ensure our patients remain safe in their preoperative journey.

  • Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine

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    The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine commits to advocating for high quality clinical care that includes assessment and management of cognitive function.

    Through its members, it commits to continue training and educating doctors and other clinical care providers about the importance of assessing and managing cognition in the hospital environment.

  • Australian Association of Gerontology

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    Australian Association of Gerontology is committed to improving the prevention, recognition and treatment of cognitive impairments, such as dementia, and providing high quality care for older people based on the latest research and evidence based practice.

  • Australian College Of Nurse Practitioners

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    The Australian College Of Nurse Practitioners supports the Caring for Cognitive Impairment campaign.

  • Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association

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    The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association and its members are committed to safe, high quality care for all Australians, and to supporting people with cognitive impairment to receive the best health care possible.

  • Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation

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    The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Foundation supports the Caring for Cognitive Impairment campaign.

  • Australian Patient Safety Foundation

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    The Australian Patient Safety Foundation supports the Caring for Cognitive Impairment campaign.

  • Australian Private Hospitals Association

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    The Australian Private Hospitals Association and our members support the Caring for Cognitive Impairment campaign as part of our commitment to ensuring the care we deliver is of the highest quality and all our patients remain safe.

  • Clinical Excellence Commission

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    The Clinical Excellence Commission is committed to promoting improved care for patients with cognitive impairment to enhance safety and quality within NSW.

  • College of Clinical Neuropsychologists, Australian Psychological Society

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    The College of Clinical Neuropsychologists, Australian Psychological Society, supports the Caring for Cognitive Impairment Campaign; early recognition, appropriate  assessment and identification of underlying cognitive impairments enable accurate diagnosis and consideration of suitable treatment and management options, including for patients with more subtle impairments, which can significantly impact on activities and wellbeing.

  • Council on the Ageing Victoria

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    The Council on the Ageing Victoria supports the Caring for Cognitive Impairment campaign.

  • Dementia Collaborative Research Centre

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    The Dementia Collaborative Research Centre (Early Diagnosis and Prevention) is committed to supporting initiatives that help to improve the early, accurate diagnosis of dementia so that health consumers with cognitive impairment are able to access the best possible services and treatments appropriate to their needs and illness.

  • Dementia Training Study Centre

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    The Dementia Training Study Centres support the Caring for Cognitive Impairment campaign to promote best practice care for people with delirium and dementia in acute care. 

  • Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia Inc

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    The Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia Inc supports the Caring for Cognitive Impairment campaign.

  • Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network

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    Our commitment at Hunter New England Central Coast Primary Health Network is to healthy people and healthy communities, and the Caring for Cognitive Impairment campaign is a practical demonstration of our support towards improving the health outcomes of people experiencing cognitive impairment.

  • Leading Age Services Australia

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    Leading Age Services supports the Caring for Cognitive Impairment initiative and reminds everyone that it affects many Australians and their carers who require our support and understanding.

  • National Institute for Dementia Research

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    The National Institute for Dementia Research commits to the Caring for Cognitive Impairment Campaign.

  • NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation

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    The Agency for Clinical Innovation supports the Caring for Cognitive Impairment campaign. Our Care of Confused Hospitalised Older Persons Program supports hospitals to implement strategies to make a real difference. 

  • Occupational Therapy Australia

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    Occupational Therapy Australia supports the Caring for Cognitive Impairment campaign as occupational therapists provide a range of services to assist people with cognitive impairment to participate in everyday activities. 

  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians

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    The Royal Australasian College of Physicians supports the Caring for Cognitive Impairment Campaign. We are committed to raising awareness of the impacts of cognitive impairment, and working proactively to promote best possible care.

  • Sydney North Health Network

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    The Sydney North Health Network supports the Caring for Cognitive Impairment campaign and is committed to increasing efficiency of medical services and coordination of patients with dementia and delirium in primary health settings to ensure they receive the right care, in the right place at the right time.

  • The Australasian Delirium Association

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    The Australasian Delirium Association applauds the Caring for Cognitive Impairment campaign and supports all better care for people with delirium, education for health care professionals, patients and their carer,  and research to improve the prevention and treatment of delirium.

  • The Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre

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    The NHMRC Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre (CDPC) supports the work of the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care whose aims are closely aligned with our own. The CDPC aims to improve the lives of people with dementia by developing, communicating and implementing research that improves care. Ensuring health safety and quality within these processes is highly important.

  • The Psychogeriatric Nurses' Association Australia (Inc)

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    The Psychogeriatric Nurse's Association Australia (Inc) fully support this initiative and fully supports the Caring for Cognitive Impairment campaign. 

  • WA Primary Health Alliance

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    WA Primary Health Alliance is committed to promoting best practice integrated care for people with, or at risk of developing, cognitive impairment.

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