DementiaSA provides support for families caring for loved ones living with dementia. We operate a Virtual Support Group only for family members. We have trained councellors who can assist when facing the challenges of all types of dementia. DementiaSA provides awareness and educational material via its website. We have training courses offered in person in Cape Town but are able to present anywhere in SA at an additional cost to cover travelling, food allowance and accommodation. Our training courses are HPCSA and SACSSP accredited. We have a number of webinars on YouTube that were recorded during Covid Lockdown.

Country: South Africa

Years in Operation: Since 2014

Registration Details: NPO 049-191 PBO 930022142 Registered VAT vendor

Wish List

We have ongoing expenses like petrol and insurance for our Avanza which is used for community and home visits by our social worker
* We would like to make items to preserve the dignity of our loved ones with dementia – contact us for donations of items for Activity mats – e.g. buttons, zips, lace, decorative items of interest (like keys, textured toys etc) we would like to sell these items as an income generator
* Sponsor the training of staff and educating of residents of a residential care facility
* Ongoing website development and adding of new and fresh content
* Sponsoring counselling sessions for those in need in our underdeveloped communities

Online Platforms
Facebook: DementiaSA
Instagram: @dementia_sa_national
Twitter: @dementiaSAorg

Cause Highlights

Our founder was the runner-up in the Woman of the Year Social Entrepeneur Category in 2019