Articles tagged with: aged care

DTA in the news

21 May 2021
Dementia Training Australia (DTA) is pleased to see its innovative work with the dementia care workforce being profiled by media outlets across Australia.
A carer supporting a senior citizen who is sitting in a wheelchair within an aged care residential setting

Dementia training on the rise

19 Feb 2019
There is increasing demand for quality dementia training as the Australian aged care sector begins to take the citizenship of people with dementia seriously.
Dementia Education and Training, DTA

A new paradigm is on the horizon

21 Sep 2018
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...
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Music & Memory

26 Aug 2018
A program which uses personalised music playlists to help individuals living with dementia, chronic cognitive and physical impairments to reconnect with family, friends and carers.
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Getting the temperature just right

17 Aug 2018
New research on the impact of temperature on people living with dementia, supervised by DTA Executive Director Richard Fleming and published in the Conversation.
lady with dementia walking with frame adjust temperature settings

The Virtual Forest

02 Feb 2017
The Virtual Forest™ is a screen-projected game for people living with dementia. The virtual environment is designed to be calming and relaxing.
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Monday To Friday

02 Feb 2017
A composer and PhD student has released 20 classical music tracks specifically for people with dementia.
Composer Cyrus Meurant sitting down at a piano

The Dementia Guide

01 Feb 2017
A free handbook and online guide released at the end of 2016 by Dementia Australia Vic, offering information and support options for anyone impacted by dementia.

Delirium Clinical Care Standard

01 Feb 2017
The Delirium Clinical Care Standard provides guidance on delivering appropriate clinical care to patients at risk of developing, or with, delirium in hospital
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Caring for Cognitive Impairment Campaign

01 Feb 2017
The Caring for Cognitive Impairment Campaign website has resources, strategies and tools to help health care services develop a strategic approach for improving care to patients with cognitive impairment.
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Updating the NSQHS Standards

01 Feb 2017
An update to the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards is due to be released in late 2017.
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Giving Voice Chorus

01 Feb 2017
Giving Voice Chorus is a choir program for people with dementia and their care partners.
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01 Feb 2017
The CAUSEd problem-solving tool assists carers to understand and respond when people with dementia are communicating their unmet needs through their behaviour.
woman with dementia outside with carer