Breaking through the no time for training barrier is the major driver behind the development of Dementia Training Australia’s new, cutting edge Responsive Behaviours (RB) Toolkit.
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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...
Did you know that September is the international awareness month for dementia? The global campaign is spearheaded by Alzheimer’s Disease International and is now in its tenth year. The theme...
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...
Dementia Training Australia (DTA) is now offering learners the opportunity to benefit from the great content in the Australian Journal of Dementia Care (AJDC), in its new ‘AJDC Read and...
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...
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...
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...
Dementia Training Australia (DTA) is pleased to see its innovative work with the dementia care workforce being profiled by media outlets across Australia.
Dementia Training Australia (DTA) continues to develop its range of online courses with six new courses aimed at the dementia care workforce.
"The RARFT project brought DTA closer to rural and remote audiences, raising awareness of DTA as an organisation and promoting DTA’s dementia-specific services."
Kate Fulford and Andrew Stafford report on the findings from the first two years of the Dementia Training Australia Medication Management Consultancy
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...
DTA’s Medication Management Consultancy has seen as much as a 60% relative reduction in antipsychotic medications prescribed within residential aged care facilities across Australia.
On July 1, Dementia Training Australia welcomed Professor Belinda Goodenough to the role of Executive Director, taking the reins from Professor Richard Fleming.
The Fellowship programs at DTA all have a common theme – to place the wellbeing of people living with dementia at the heart of care quality.
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...
Responsive behaviours are experienced by many people who are living with dementia. Non-medication approaches are overwhelmingly the most appropriate and effective means of providing support.
A new online course is helping pharmacists improve their dementia knowledge to the benefit of their local communities.
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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