Dementia Friendly Communities showcases examples of dementia-friendly initiatives around the world
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An app that recommends practical changes carers can make in the home to assist the person living with dementia.
ReThink Respite provides a portal of information and resources for carers and people living with dementia in Australia.
The publication describes the 10 key principles that define an appropriate physical environment for people with dementia in hospital and the use of audit tools to help identify areas for...
A compilation of knowledge from architects, other built environment professionals and researchers about design for older people, including people with dementia.
A guide to help arts and cultural organisations make venues more dementia-friendly
An online resource that provides clinicians with evidence-based information and simple strategies to minimise the risk of functional decline for older people in hospital.
A DVD resource to support people living with dementia and intellectual disability and those individuals and organisation who assist them.
A resource to assist practitioners and families help people with an intellectual disability understand and come to terms with a diagnosis of dementia.
A Guide for those interested in setting up a community-based music group for people living with dementia and their carers.
The DPUK is a resource for person-centred dementia research designed to fast-track scientific understanding, treatments and the prevention of the disease.
AJDC article about The Dementia And Imagination research project website looking into the impact of art in improving life for people with dementia and their carers.
A factsheet and also a tool to help carers and bank staff to better understand dementia, financial capacity, supported decision-making, signs of financial abuse and appropriate responses to suspected abuse.
Article about a video that uses hip hop music to educate young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people about dementia, well-being, culture and respect.
Article about a website which allows Australian health care providers, researchers and consumers to access information about the latest clinical trials, including dementia trials.
Online toolkits which can support community workers, partners, families and carers to provide better assistance to people living with dementia and other chronic conditions.
AJDC snippet about a free app to help people with dementia and their carers locate and rate dementia- friendly places around the world.
An online tool from RDNS for use with members of the Vietnamese community living with dementia to help them better understand and manage their condition.
A free resource for home care services and staff, designed to support workplace learning in the home care sector.
An evidence-based better practice set of resources and tools, focused on developing the capability of staff within residential aged care facilities to take responsibility for making changes in the workplace....
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