Regional Affiliates' Services

We provide support to those affected by dementia with advocacy and access to information. This is offered through our Regional Affiliates, working in communities throughout the country.

To help them achieve this, Dementia New Zealand:

Offers regional use of 0800 4 Dementia

Develops and provides peer-reviewed information resources for community use, with local branding for Regional Affiliates. Makes resources available for free downloading from the Dementia New Zealand website. Maintains, adds to, and updates this information

Provides and maintains a website with links to participating regional organisations

Freely offers downloadable, Dementia New Zealand branded resources for anyone who wants to use them

Furnishes Dementia New Zealand branding use by organisations joining Dementia New Zealand at the appropriate level of relationship

Supports and encourages collaboration between community dementia service providers to implement best practice policy and documentation

Dementia New Zealand was formed in 2016
and is developing to meet aspirations to:

Promote the voices of people experiencing dementia

Listen to front-line organisations to collate and communicate their responses on national issues / public conversations of interest, to the relevant parties of influence

Co-ordinate and promote service-provider participation in dementia research projects

Network with others and share information through social media

Co-ordinate and distribute fundraising and sponsorship with dementia organisations

Promote sector experts to advise on dementia service delivery

To get support for you or a loved one, contact the Regional Affiliate in your local area.