Articles tagged with: professional carers

DTA celebrates Aged Care Employee Day

04 Aug 2021
Dementia Training Australia is adding its voice to the growing chorus of people and organisations saying #ThanksforCaring to the 360,000 aged care staff working across Australia to care for older...

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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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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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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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.
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01 Dec 2016
A free app to help people with dementia live more independent lives, stay connected to their social environment and give carers tools to engage with and know the person’s life...
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Dementia Evidence Toolkit

30 Sep 2016
Dementia Evidence Toolkit is a comprehensive free web tool providing easy access to research evidence on dementia care and treatment.
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Older People In Hospital

01 Apr 2016
An online resource that provides clinicians with evidence-based information and simple strategies to minimise the risk of functional decline for older people in hospital.
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Jenny’s Diary

19 Feb 2016
A resource to assist practitioners and families help people with an intellectual disability understand and come to terms with a diagnosis of dementia.
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Music and dementia

19 Feb 2016
A Guide for those interested in setting up a community-based music group for people living with dementia and their carers.
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Preventing financial abuse

18 Oct 2015
A factsheet and also a tool to help carers and bank staff to better understand dementia, financial capacity, supported decision-making, signs of financial abuse and appropriate responses to suspected abuse.
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