Dementia Training Advisory Group (DTAG)

Dementia Training Australia is seeking representatives to contribute to the Dementia Training Advisory Group (DTAG).

Suitable candidates will form part of the DTAG panel of advisors, providing wide ranging voices and perspectives, independent review and validation to support the development of training, learning pathways and program development and improved service delivery to those caring for people living with dementia. 

Commitment

The members of the DTAG would ideally make a 12-month commitment, meeting up to 6 times over the course of the 12-month period, virtually or at community location to be determined. The number of meetings you would be expected to attend will be influenced by the working groups you are aligned with, please see below.

Working Groups

Once selected to the DTAG, topic specific working groups will be established to provide guidance and advice on more focused topics, such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, CALD, LGBTQI,  and Regional and Remote dementia training strategies to name a few. 

Remuneration

Advisory Group members will be paid a stipend for their time, and all travel and accommodation costs for location based meetings will be covered.

Submit your Expression of Interest

Help make a difference for people living with dementia. The DTAG will support regional and remote areas, culturally and linguistically diverse communities, and Indigenous health care settings by evaluating training materials and developing new initiatives.

Before submitting your expression of interest, please make sure you have read the terms of reference.

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Eligibility  

To be eligible to be appointed to the Advisory Group, individuals must be:  

  • respected and recognised as credible by their community
  • have interest/experience in the health workforce
  • care for a person living with dementia
  • living with dementia
  • able to work collaboratively with Advisory Group members and Dementia Training Australia staff
  • aged 18 or over