The Fellowship programs at DTA all have a common theme – to place the wellbeing of people living with dementia at the heart of care quality.
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DTA’s Kirsty Bennett talks about how the new Aged Care Quality Standards can facilitate better design for dementia.
The design of a building can change the way we engage and interact, move around, and even our mood.
DTA Executive Director Richard Fleming writes in the Australian Ageing Agenda about the Village by Scalabrini, a new dementia friendly community that “marks the emergence of a new paradigm in...
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...
University of Newcastle medicine student, Tara Kannan, has been announced as a winner of this year’s National Dementia Storytelling Competition, an annual awareness initiative run by Dementia Training Australia (DTA)...
Two university students have snagged $2000 each for their exploration of salutogenesis and what it means for people with dementia.
Almost half a million Australians are living with dementia and Dementia Training Australia is inviting undergraduate students to help make a difference.
An article by Richard Fleming in the Meaningful Ageing Australia newsletter, on salutogenesis and spirituality in aged care.
The first prize is $2000, second prize is $1000 and third prize is $500. Each prize is awarded in both second and third year streams. The first 100 entries will...
What gives our lives meaning is different for every one of us. DTA Executive Director Professor Richard Fleming writes for HelloCare.
“These are important strategies to have, because we know people with dementia can spend up to 40 per cent of their bedtime hours awake.” Other DTA e-learning courses on offer...
Dementia Training Australia has launched a free online training course for aged care staff who care for people with dementia overnight.
Second and third year undergraduate students are invited to apply. The first 100 entries will receive a free submission to the Australian Journal of Dementia Care, worth $99 a year....
The ‘salutogenic approach’ has enormous relevance in aged care, particularly in the care of people with dementia.
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