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Treatment and Management of Pain

This module raises awareness of the importance of individualised treatments, based on information gained from the comprehensive assessment. Better understand the importance of evaluating the effectiveness of treatment interventions.

Result Type: online course Published: 04 Nov 2019 Updated: 12 Jul 2024

Dementia Training for First Responders

This online course is designed for first responders to gain a better understanding of dementia including common symptoms and how dementia affects the brain and behaviour.

Result Type: online course Published: 01 Nov 2023 Updated: 05 Jun 2024

Understanding Changed Behaviour

Increase your knowledge of caring for a person experiencing dementia-related changed behaviour and explore how people with dementia may express their needs through behaviour, rather than word.

Result Type: online course Published: 12 Jun 2020 Updated: 10 Jul 2024

Case Study – Aggressive Behaviour

We consider the nature of aggressive behaviour and how identifying the underlying issues allows interventions to be trialled. Caring for someone from a culturally and linguistically diverse background who is living with dementia is explored through case study.

Result Type: online course Published: 25 Oct 2019 Updated: 12 Jul 2024

Dementia Friendly Pharmacy

Explore the ways in which community pharmacies can improve their ability to meet the needs of family carers of people living with dementia.

Result Type: online course Published: 09 Aug 2019 Updated: 06 Jun 2024

Exploring Good Places to Live

Learn how to establish a vision for a way of life, support smaller-scale living and encourage movement outside to gardens.

Result Type: online course Published: 16 Sep 2020 Updated: 12 Jul 2024

Case Study – Anxiety and Depression

This module explores the characteristics of depression and anxiety in the context of dementia and the cultural considerations when caring for people with dementia from an Indigenous background.

Result Type: online course Published: 25 Oct 2019 Updated: 12 Jul 2024

Assessment of pain

This module presents a practical and systematic approach to conducting a comprehensive pain assessment.

Result Type: online course Published: 04 Nov 2019 Updated: 04 Jul 2024

How does Dementia Progress?

This module explores the presentation of dementia and its impact on the individual.

Result Type: online course Published: 08 May 2020 Updated: 03 Jul 2024

Case Study – Wandering Behaviour

Using a case study, we describe wandering in the context of dementia, explore how to use tools and models to assess it and strategies to trial.

Result Type: online course Published: 25 Oct 2019 Updated: 12 Jul 2024

Recognition of Pain

This module presents an overview of pain in people living with dementia and the recognition of pain in the absence of the ability to self-report

Result Type: online course Published: 04 Nov 2019 Updated: 03 Jul 2024

Understanding the Limited Role of Using Antipsychotics

In this module you will be introduced to some DTA resources and a case study that suggests ways to support a person with dementia who is experiencing a responsive behaviour when non-pharmacological (non-medicine) strategies have proven unsuccessful.

Result Type: online course Published: 04 May 2022 Updated: 12 Jul 2024

Diagnosing Dementia in General Practice

This module explores the early warning signs of dementia and a framework for making a diagnosis of dementia.

Result Type: online course Published: 08 May 2020 Updated: 03 Jul 2024

Why Environments Matter

Learn how buildings affect our perception and behaviour, use the Design Principles as an evidence-base for creating supportive environments and develop tools to support transformation within places that you work.

Result Type: online course Published: 21 Aug 2020 Updated: 03 Jul 2024

Evaluating Effectiveness of Strategies

This module steps you through the methods and processes you can use to identify whether a particular intervention has been effective, and how effective it has been. We use agitation as an example.

Result Type: online course Published: 25 Oct 2019 Updated: 12 Jul 2024

Implementation to Practice

Discover how organisations can become more LGBTI inclusive.

Result Type: online course Published: 04 Nov 2019 Updated: 12 Jul 2024