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...
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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.
A website, suitable for care workers, health professionals and family carers, linking to free online resources
The need for love, affection, physical closeness and contact continues throughout life, as does the desire to look and feel good. These needs are all part of our sexuality which...
The Virtual Forest™ is a screen-projected game for people living with dementia. The virtual environment is designed to be calming and relaxing.
An update to the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards is due to be released in late 2017.
An interactive talking book designed to assist health workers to use a well-being approach to provide meaningful care for younger people living with dementia.
The CAUSEd problem-solving tool assists carers to understand and respond when people with dementia are communicating their unmet needs through their behaviour.
The Delirium Clinical Care Standard provides guidance on delivering appropriate clinical care to patients at risk of developing, or with, delirium in hospital
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.
A collection of real people’s stories from author Anne Kelly’s almost 30 years’ of experience working in aged and dementia care
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...
This is a collection of curated websites about dementia for people with dementia and carers.
Dementia Evidence Toolkit is a comprehensive free web tool providing easy access to research evidence on dementia care and treatment.
Allies In Dementia Care Health Project has developed resources which provide an overview about the vital role of allied health in supporting people with a dementia.
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.
A Guide for those interested in setting up a community-based music group for people living with dementia and their carers.
A resource to assist practitioners and families help people with an intellectual disability understand and come to terms with a diagnosis of dementia.
A DVD resource to support people living with dementia and intellectual disability and those individuals and organisation who assist them.
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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