Improving the Health and Wellbeing of Older Aboriginal People

Through Community-Based Research Projects




The DAMPAA project (Dementia prevention and risk Management Program for Aboriginal Australians) aims to produce a Aboriginal Health Practitioner (AHP) coordinated program to reduce cognitive decline in Aboriginal people aged 45 years and over who are at risk of dementia.


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University of Western Australia Collaboration


Centre for Aboriginal Medical and Dental Health - University of Western Australia


Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing - University of Western Australia

In Partnership With

  • University of Melbourne

  • James Cook University

  • Moorditj Koort Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre

  • Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service

  • Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Service

  • Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service

  • RISE Network

  • People Who Care

  • Hall and Prior

Ruah Community Services acknowledges and respects the Traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Custodians/Owners of the land on which we work and live. We pay our respects to the First Peoples of this country, their cultures and Elders past, present and emerging.

DAMPAA logo designed by John Walley.


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