A staff training program to help residential aged care organisations address and reduce dementia related responsive behaviours.
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Undergraduate students across Australia can win prizes of up to $2000 and help make a difference to people living with dementia in the 2017 National Dementia Storytelling Competition.
A new short, online and free course aimed at assisting workers across the health and aged care sectors become culturally competent in relation to working with Lesbian Gay Bisexual, Transgender,...
Dementia Training Australia (DTA) has released a new mobile device app to assist staff involved in medication management to provide quality use of medicines for people living with dementia.
Dementia among the homeless or those at risk of becoming homeless is one of six diverse groups featured in a series of national workshops getting underway this month.
An ‘expert taskforce’ aimed at developing a wide-ranging workforce strategy focused on supporting safe, quality aged care for senior Australians has today been announced by Government. The taskforce will include...
Dementia Training Australia has released a new mobile app to assist staff involved in medication management to provide quality use of medicines for people living with dementia.
In this article, Jan Golembiewski, a practising architect and neuroscience PhD, reframes the essentials of good design and care delivery for people with dementia.
Dementia Training Australia (DTA) is offering a new online course to help dementia care workers and organisations provide inclusive care and services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI)...
DTA will work with the organisation to put together a customised combination of recommended courses, services and resources to meet specific needs.
The ‘salutogenic approach’ has enormous relevance in aged care, particularly in the care of people with dementia.
Storytelling competition to explore supporting people with dementia.
Dementia Training Australia has launched an online learning platform featuring short and flexible courses designed to help time-poor aged care staff complete the training.
The need for love, affection, physical closeness and contact continues throughout life, as does the desire to look and feel good. These needs are all part of our sexuality which...
A website, suitable for care workers, health professionals and family carers, linking to free online resources
This is believed to be the first comprehensive guide of its kind and is designed to complement the Clinical Practice Guidelines And Principles Of Care For People With Dementia launched...
A composer and PhD student has released 20 classical music tracks specifically for people with dementia.
The Virtual Forest™ is a screen-projected game for people living with dementia. The virtual environment is designed to be calming and relaxing.
KT in dementia care is the science and art of making what we do match what we know...
The CAUSEd problem-solving tool assists carers to understand and respond when people with dementia are communicating their unmet needs through their behaviour.
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