Dementia training and education for Organisations

We work with organisations across Australia to help achieve measurable and sustainable improvements in the care and wellbeing of people living with dementia.

How we can help

Dementia Training Australia is your gateway to dementia education and training for the Australian workforce.

Our offerings may include brokered services that best suit the needs of your organisation.

This DTA course is delivered throughout Australia by consortium member, Dementia Australia

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Dementia Essentials

CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

This course explores strategies to assist you with person-centred care and effective communication, identify unmet needs, develop activities that promote well-being, understand changed behaviour in people living with dementia and more.

  • Nationally accredited training – RTO Code: 2512
  • Certificate of Attainment
  • Cost free for learners

This course is suitable for:

Australians working in aged care, health care and community services

Course location:

We may be able to run Dementia Essentials in-house at your organisation or as part of a Tailored Training Program (minimum participant numbers apply).

Individuals may attend a course nearest to them. Dementia Essentials courses are held year round, across all Australian states and Territories.

Dementia-friendly Environments

Our award-winning Environments Consultancy can help you use your existing environment more effectively, plan a new facility or refurbish an existing one.

  • Onsite education
  • Training on how to use assessment tools
  • Support for creating changes, big or small

A dementia-friendly environment is enjoyable and meaningful, taking into account a person’s lifestyle, background and interests, as well as being familiar and recognisable.

We provide onsite education, training on the use of environmental assessments and support staff and leadership to recognise and plan meaningful environmental changes. 

Training Needs Analysis

Training Needs Assessment (TNA)

Conduct a web-based survey of your staff, managers and optionally consumers, to identify the training needs at your organisation.

  • Easy to use web-based survey
  • Engage with your team
  • Receive a snapshot of perceptions

We use the TNA survey to identify priorities and goals within an organisation. Based on our finding, we present you with a menu of education options which may include resources, courses and services (including those from 3rd party suppliers) to best meet your needs.

Train the Trainer

Build your teams teaching skills and share knowledge. Deliver workshops and dementia education sessions at your workplace with our train the trainer materials.

  • Deliver education at your workplace
  • Free to download and use
  • Self-directed education, no time limits

Facilitator materials are available for some learning areas, and compliment DTA learning modules.

Dementia Resources

Resources and Tools

Our online resource library includes a range of free tools and practical resources

  • Free to access and use anytime
  • Presentations by industry experts
  • Tools to help make a difference at your workplace

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