Dementia Training Australia

Dementia training and education
for the Australian workforce

Providing organisations and individuals access and guidance to suitable dementia training and resources to build knowledge, skills and competency in caring and supporting a person living with dementia

How we can help

Dementia Essentials

CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

This course explores strategies to assist with good communication, planning, developing appropriate activities and understanding changed behaviour in people living with dementia.

  • Nationally-accredited training – RTO Code: 2512
  • Certificate of Attainment
  • Fully subsidised for eligible learners

This course is suitable for:

Australians working in aged care, health care and community services

Course location:

Available in a number of modalities:

  • Online and virtual classroom environment
  • Held in all Australian states and territories

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

Online Courses and Modules

Broaden your dementia knowledge with our range of cost free, research based, online dementia courses.

  • Certificate of Completion
  • Study anytime, anywhere
  • Courses ranging from 15 mins to 6 hours

All our courses are short, interactive, mobile friendly, and include a Certificate of Completion which may be used towards your continuing professional education.

Choose an online course

Our courses consist of a group of learning modules, on a topic or theme. Quick start

Choose your own modules

Choose to complete individual course modules, based on your areas of interest.

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Australian Journal of Dementia Care

Committed to improving the quality of care provided for people living with dementia.

The Australian Journal of Dementia Care showcases good practice and keeping readers abreast of developments in dementia care practice, training, research and technology, as well as the latest resources, events, news and views.

It is grounded firmly in practice and provides relevant, high-quality and well-researched articles with solutions for dementia care settings, written by practitioners, researchers and other experts in the field of dementia care from Australia and around the world. There is a strong emphasis on ‘knowledge translation’, which closes the gap between dementia care research and practice.

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