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Dementia in Practice: Now we’re talking!

06 Sep 2021
GPs play a vital role in supporting local communities face up to all sorts of health challenges – they see and hear a lot. So have you ever wondered what...
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DTA celebrates Aged Care Employee Day

04 Aug 2021
Dementia Training Australia is adding its voice to the growing chorus of people and organisations saying #ThanksforCaring to the 360,000 aged care staff working across Australia to care for older...

DTA supports NAIDOC Week

05 Jul 2021
At DTA, we’re celebrating NAIDOC Week being here again. NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July, this year from 4-11 July, to celebrate the history, culture and achievements...
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Introducing DTA’s new course – on sedatives

18 Jun 2021
Nurses, pharmacists and other allied health professionals wanting to learn more about the Appropriate use of benzodiazepines and other sedatives with people living with dementia can now take up the...

National Reconciliation Week

27 May 2021
Dementia Training Australia (DTA) is hoping its evidence-based resources may be put to good use during National Reconciliation Week with aged care organisations using DTA resources as the basis for...
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DTA in the news

21 May 2021
Dementia Training Australia (DTA) is pleased to see its innovative work with the dementia care workforce being profiled by media outlets across Australia.
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Beyond Words

16 Dec 2019
There is optimism that the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety can stimulate real change beyond words, writes DTA Executive Director, Professor Belinda Goodenough, for the Australian Journal...
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News update – May 2019

12 May 2019
In this update: How we support leaders to create real change, Are you ready for the new quality standards?, Dementia Friendly Pharmacy online course, How OTs can support living well...
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Dementia friendly pharmacies

04 Apr 2019
A new online course aims to increase dementia knowledge among community pharmacists as the health professionals most commonly visited by people living with dementia and their family carers.
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