The ‘salutogenic approach’ has enormous relevance in aged care, particularly in the care of people with dementia.
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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.
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...
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
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.
A free handbook and online guide released at the end of 2016 by Dementia Australia Vic, offering information and support options for anyone impacted by dementia.
The CAUSEd problem-solving tool assists carers to understand and respond when people with dementia are communicating their unmet needs through their behaviour.
A short film produced by filmmaker Andrew Ferguson as part of Celebrate Ageing’ s Letters of Love and Dementia Campaign
An online video series to educate dentists and their teams on best practice care for people with dementia.
The Delirium Clinical Care Standard provides guidance on delivering appropriate clinical care to patients at risk of developing, or with, delirium in hospital
The Caring for Cognitive Impairment Campaign website has resources, strategies and tools to help health care services develop a strategic approach for improving care to patients with cognitive impairment.
An update to the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards is due to be released in late 2017.
Giving Voice Chorus is a choir program for people with dementia and their care partners.
An interactive talking book designed to assist health workers to use a well-being approach to provide meaningful care for younger people living with dementia.
KT in dementia care is the science and art of making what we do match what we know...
This guide offers practical advice and recommendations, as well as links to other resources, to help organisers ensure people with dementia are included on an equal basis to all other...
This is a collection of curated websites about dementia for people with dementia and carers.
- aged care
- external article
- professional carers
- dementia-friendly environments
- aged care quality standards
- medication management
- education and training
- antipsychotic medication
- storytelling competiton
- treatment options
- responsive behaviours
- media release
- residential aged care
- environmental design
- residential care
- health and well-being
- dementia awareness