Kate Fulford and Andrew Stafford report on the findings from the first two years of the Dementia Training Australia Medication Management Consultancy
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There is optimism that the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety can stimulate real change beyond words, writes DTA Executive Director, Professor Belinda Goodenough, for the Australian Journal...
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.
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.
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.
DTA has developed a tool to help aged care providers monitor their use of antipsychotic medications.
There is increasing demand for quality dementia training as the Australian aged care sector begins to take the citizenship of people with dementia seriously.
The design of a building can change the way we engage and interact, move around, and even our mood.
Earlier this month, aged care provider Warrigal was named Provider of the Year in the Aged and Community Services Australia National Aged Care award. Warrigal was recognised for its workplace...
An article by Richard Fleming in the Meaningful Ageing Australia newsletter, on salutogenesis and spirituality in aged care.
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