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Case Study – Medication Management Consultancy

[…] the alignment of care with current principles of best practice in management of antipsychotic medications. Kate Fulford, a Pharmacist, worked alongside staff members at Dryandra throughout the consultancy and is very pleased with the outcome. “It has been really…

Result Type: page Published: November 29, 2019

Pain Management Consultancy

The Pain Management Consultancy helps residential care providers to recognise, assess, treat and evaluate pain in people living with dementia.

Result Type: page Published: November 26, 2019

Medication Management Consultancy

Services Medication Management Consultancy DTA provides a consultancy service that assists residential care providers to ensure that their use of antipsychotic medications is aligned with recommended practice. Make sure you meet current guidelines Access up-to-date resources Make supported, sustainable change…

Result Type: page Published: November 26, 2019

Environments Consultancy

Our Environments Consultancy can help you create changes at your Organisation, big or small. Award Winning service, Learn more

Result Type: page Published: November 26, 2019

Services

For Organisations Consultancy Services DTA provides a range of services and support to organisations. Our specially appointed field experts will support your staff to put new knowledge and skills into practice at your workplace. How we can help Environments Onsite…

Result Type: page Published: April 15, 2020

Reducing ineffective and dangerous medications

[…] barriers including limited staff knowledge, processes and commitment to change. Share Tags This is something we are working to address through the Dementia Training Australia (DTA) Medication Management Consultancy. The ultimate goal of the consultancy is to help reduce antipsychotic…

Result Type: article Published: October 23, 2018

Change is here – amended legislation on chemical restraints in Australia

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.

Result Type: article Published: December 16, 2019

Responsive Behaviours Consultancy

Services Responsive behaviours Consultancy Our consultancy service is designed to help staff better understand the causes of responsive behaviours (also known as BPSD) and to find ways to avoid or reduce them. Small-group online training Access to resources Support for…

Result Type: page Published: November 26, 2019

New standards – An opportunity to improve medication use in residential aged care

[…] Aged Care Ken Wyatt referred to the work of Dementia Training Australia (DTA) to upskill the aged care workforce in this area. We offer a Medication Management Consultancy as part of our Tailored Training Packages for aged care organisations. The Medication…

Result Type: article Published: May 6, 2019

Leading the change in medication management

Kate Fulford and Andrew Stafford report on the findings from the first two years of the Dementia Training Australia Medication Management Consultancy

Result Type: article Published: December 16, 2019

DSA Referral

Dementia Support Australia (DSA) Consultants, please complete the following information to refer organisations for education. Not a DSA Consultant? Please submit a general enquiry instead or refer to our Help Section for common questions and answers.

Result Type: page Published: August 22, 2019

Training Needs Assessment

[…] Service will then extend to an assessment of the dementia-related knowledge and skills of a sample of the staff to be trained.  More TTP services Medication management consultancy Ensure medication use at your Organisation alligns with current practice Pain…

Result Type: page Published: December 20, 2019

International Dementia Conference

[…] help Tailored Training Programs We partner with organisations who are looking for a comprehensive training program tailored to fit the unique needs of their staff and organisation. Consultancy Services Delivered by experts, our specialised consultancy services are designed to…

Result Type: page Published: September 8, 2020

Environmental Design Resources – Introduction

Note: This is resource 1 of 7 – Environmental Design Resources Handbook This handbook introduces the full suite of resources available within DTA’s Environments Consultancy. It provides an overview of the resources we have available to support those wishing to improve…

Result Type: resource Published: March 6, 2020

General Practitioners

GP Podcast RACGP members can use Quick Log to record this activity and obtain CPD points. Online Courses ONLINE COURSE Recognising, diagnosing and managing dementia in General Practice 4 hours Cost free Certificate Explore the most up to date advice…

Result Type: page Published: September 5, 2021

Familiar Places – Bedrooms and Dining Areas

Webinar 2 of 2 recorded on 24 March 2021 This webinar was the second in series of two, exploring how to make a residential aged care or retirement living building feel more familiar to the people who call it home.…

Result Type: resource Published: February 2, 2022

Design, dignity and dementia in retirement living

[…] of Federally funded dementia training and education. He retired from that position in 2019. He continues to be involved in the supervision of post-graduate students, research and consultancy as an Honorary Professorial Fellow in the Faculty of Science, medicine…

Result Type: resource Published: November 8, 2021

Aged Care Quality Standards

[…] residential aged careLeading the change in medication managementChange is here – amended legislation on chemical restraints in Australia How DTA can help Medication management The Medication Management Consultancy helps aged care providers ensure their use of antipsychotic medications is…

Result Type: page Published: November 26, 2019

Rural and remote Australia

[…] of people each year. Our vocational level training course Dementia Essentials is delivered to 6,500 people each year and we have had more than 15,000 online course completions. Environments consultancy Our award-winning Environments Consultancy has a team of specialists based in 5 Australian…

Result Type: page Published: November 26, 2019

Environmental design service wins mental health award

[…] the NSW/ACT Dementia Training Study Centre until 30 September, and is now a major activity of Dementia Training Australia. The service uses a combination of handbooks, workshops, consultancy and a smartphone app to help aged and health care staff…

Result Type: article Published: June 10, 2016