For Organisations


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

Dementia Training Australia’s services may help you to meet the Aged Care Quality Standards.

Environments

Our award winning Environments Consultancy can help you create a dementia-friendly environment.

  • Onsite education
  • Training on how to use assessment tools
  • Support for creating changes, big or small

A dementia-friendly environment is enjoyable and meaningful, taking into account a person’s lifestyle, background and interests, as well as being familiar and recognisable.

We can discuss how to use your existing environment more effectively, plan a new facility or refurbish an existing one.

Medication Management Consultancy

We assist residential care providers to ensure that their use of antipsychotic medications is aligned with recommended practice.

  • Evidence based service
  • Access up-to-date resources
  • Optimise the use of antipsychotic medications

The ultimate goal of the consultancy is to contribute to reducing the number of antipsychotic medications used to support people with responsive behaviours, ensuring that these medications are prescribed at the lowest possible dose for the shortest possible time.

Responsive Behaviours Consultancy

We aim to help staff within an organisation, understand the causes of responsive behaviours and to find ways to avoid or reduce them.

  • Access training and resources
  • Understand causes of responsive behaviours
  • Find ways to avoid or reduce them

We help organisations create a sustainable capacity-building education framework to reduce and address dementia-related responsive behaviours.

* In light of ongoing discussion on the use of language in the dementia community, DTA uses the term ‘responsive behaviours’ rather than Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD).

Pain Management Consultancy

Identifying and responding to pain in people living with dementia

  • Optimise pain management
  • Access up-to-date resources
  • Make supported, sustainable change

We help you create a sustainable capacity building education framework around the recognition, assessment and evaluation of pain in people with dementia.

Fellowship Program

Fellowships at DTA are coaching partnerships.

  • Develop leadership skills
  • Facilitate knowledge transfer
  • Make real, sustainable change

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.

Tailored Training Programs

We partner with organisations who are looking for a training and education program, tailored to the unique needs of their organisation.

  • Identify your staff’s training needs
  • Choose from a tailored menu of training options
  • Work towards sustainable change

Our packages are designed to bring about sustainable change to improve the wellbeing of people living with dementia and the staff who care for and support them

As part of a Consultancy service, specially appointed field experts will work with and support your staff as they put new knowledge and skills into practice.

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