Inroads into rural and remote area dementia training
"The RARFT project brought DTA closer to rural and remote audiences, raising awareness of DTA as an organisation and promoting DTA’s dementia-specific services."
Aged Care Quality Standards
Learn how DTA can help your organisation meet the new Aged Care Quality standards, and prepare for assessment against them.
Dementia training for organisations
Dementia Training Australia is your gateway to dementia education and training for the Australian workforce. Our offerings may include brokered services that best suit the needs of your organisation.
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.
Dementia training on the rise
There is increasing demand for quality dementia training as the Australian aged care sector begins to take the citizenship of people with dementia seriously.
Training Needs Assessment
We assist organisations to understand their workforce training needs through a Training Needs Assessment (TNA) Service.
GP Podcast Online Courses ONLINE COURSE Recognising, diagnosing and managing dementia in General Practice 4 hours Cost free Certificate Explore the most up to date advice on dementia in the General Practice setting. Various health professionals share their knowledge, experience…
Royal Commission highlights dementia training gap
The absence of minimum standards of dementia training for the aged care workforce has repeatedly been raised as a major issue affecting the care of older Australians.
Tailored to fit: DTA Tailored Training Packages
DTA will work with the organisation to put together a customised combination of recommended courses, services and resources to meet specific needs.
Training and education options
DTA provides a range of training and education options to both individual learners and organisations.
We work closely with workplace leaders and change agents to develop their leadership skills and facilitate knowledge transfer to create real, sustainable practice change within their organisations.
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International Dementia Conference
The View From Here
Our Tailored Training Programs (TTP’s) aim to bring about sustainable change within organisations to improve the wellbeing of people living with dementia and the staff who care for them. Find out more. Back to case studies
DTA case study profiled at ADI conference in Chicago
A case study on Dementia Training Australia’s work with Scalabrini Village is profiled in the program Every Three Seconds, launched at the Alzheimer’s Disease International conference in Chicago on Saturday.
Feedback surveys and evaluation measures
DTA is committed to measuring impact. Our focus on evidence-based practice requires a commitment to continuous quality improvement. We invite training clients – individually and at organisational levels – to engage in routine and customised assessments.
Real and lasting change
Dementia Training Australia helping create real and lasting change
Going beyond ‘tick the box’ training
An article from the Australian Journal of Dementia Care on DTA’s first year and Tailored Training Packages (TTPs), co-authored by DTA directors.
New standards – An opportunity to improve medication use in residential aged care
Responsive behaviours are experienced by many people who are living with dementia. Non-medication approaches are overwhelmingly the most appropriate and effective means of providing support.
A new paradigm is on the horizon
Today, on World Alzheimer’s Day and in the week when the Royal Commission on Aged Care was announced, we may find ourselves thinking that it is time for things to change in Australian aged care.