Prime Movers is part of the Flexicare Dementia program – a flexible respite program that provides in-home and community-based respite for families, who are the primary caregivers of a family member with dementia.

Prime Movers provides social group-based activities.

What are the aims of Prime Movers?

The aims of Prime Movers are to:

  • Provide opportunities for people with dementia to participate in a group based social activity.
  • Provide meaningful leisure and social activities.

Who is eligible?

People with dementia who are being cared for by a primary carer and still living at home.

Priority will be given to families receiving minimal support.

How much does it cost?

Activity costs range from $15 to $30

How can I find out more?

Families and agencies are welcome to make a referral to the program by contacting Gateways Support Services online or by phoning 5221 2984.

This program is supported by The Australian Government Department of Social Services