Courses

Increase your dementia knowledge with our range of online courses.

Dementia Care Training for Volunteers

This course is designed to provide easily accessible dementia care education for Volunteers who are supporting people living with dementia or experiencing memory and thinking problems.

Dementia Training for First Responders

This online course is designed for first responders to gain a better understanding of dementia including common symptoms and how dementia affects the brain and behaviour.

Minimising use of antipsychotic medications for responsive behaviour

Learn how to create an evidence-based plan to support the minimisation of antipsychotic medication for responsive behaviours, in your workplace.

Walking safely with dementia

Learn how to identify and address the issues related to wandering for people living with dementia in the community, and for their carers.

Appropriate use of benzodiazepines and other sedatives

This course will explore the role that benzodiazepines and other sedatives play in supporting a person with dementia experiencing a changed behaviour. The course will highlight the risks associated with using benzodiazepines and other sedatives, discuss the situations when benzodiazepines and other sedatives may be helpful in supporting a person with dementia and, discuss the prescribing guidelines and durations of therapy in these circumstances.

Creating supportive environments for people living with dementia

Explore why environments matter and how you can help support transformation of the places you work to better support people living with dementia.

Sleep Matters

Understand some of the issues older people have with their sleep, learn about the association between sleep and dementia and uncover ways that nurses and care workers can optimise sleep for those living in aged care.

Reducing medicines in people living with dementia

Maximising benefit and minimising harm. Learn how you can support the deprescribing process in older people living with dementia.

Understanding changed behaviour

Increase your knowledge of caring for a person experiencing dementia-related changed behaviour and explore how people with dementia may express their needs through behaviour, rather than word.

Recognising, diagnosing and managing dementia in general practice

Explore the most up to date advice on dementia in the General Practice setting. Various health professionals share their knowledge, experience and insights in dementia research, education and care.

Dementia Discovery

Develop your knowledge about specific types of dementia and potential underlying changes in the brain.

Demystifying Dementia

A practical and step-wise approach to improving your knowledge, skills and confidence in recognising, diagnosing and managing dementia in the general practice setting.

Caring for LGBTI People with Dementia

Become culturally competent in caring for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans/gender diverse and intersex (LGBTI) people with dementia.

Dementia Friendly Pharmacy

Explore the ways in which community pharmacies can improve their ability to meet the needs of family carers of people living with dementia.

Tailored Training Programs
for Organisations

Create your own training schedule, specifically designed to meet your organisation’s needs. We provide flexible training across Australia in a variety of lengths and formats.

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