A body of work to upskill GPs on dementia is gathering pace, with a new online course that aims to make it easier for GPs and Primary Health Care Nurses to recognise, diagnose and manage dementia.
DTA in the News
Official opening of Australia’s first dementia-friendly, net-zero energy house, based on Dementia Training Australia design principles.
New research on the impact of temperature on people living with dementia, supervised by DTA Executive Director Richard Fleming and published in the Conversation.
University of Newcastle medicine student, Tara Kannan, has been announced as a winner of this year’s National Dementia Storytelling Competition, an annual awareness initiative run by Dementia Training Australia (DTA) to improve the care of people living with dementia.
Workshop held by Richard Fleming in Narrabri about caring for people living with dementia
University of Canberra physiotherapy student Matthew Boom has won high praise for raising awareness of the benefits of physical activity for people living with dementia.
Two university students have snagged $2000 each for their exploration of salutogenesis and what it means for people with dementia.
An article from the Australian Journal of Dementia Care on DTA’s first year and Tailored Training Packages (TTPs), co-authored by DTA directors.