Training and education options

Tailored Training

Tailored Training Programs

Custom built training programs to fit the unique needs of your organisation.

Online dementia courses

Free dementia courses for the Australian workforce. Available anytime, anywhere.

Dementia Essentials

Training for people working in aged care, health care and community services.

Dementia resources

A library of free dementia tools, resources an downloads to use in your workplace.

Environments Consultancy

Dementia-friendly Environments

Helping you create dementia friendly environments that are enjoyable and meaningful.

Knowledge Translation

We encourage meaningful professional development and sustainable practice change by making what we do, match what we know.

Medication management

Supporting organisations to better understand antipsychotic medications and optimise their use.


Workshops, webinars and guest lectures relating to the care and support of people living with dementia.

Note on Access

DTA services and resources can be classified into two broad categories of access:


This category is free and includes the range of on-line resources from DTA website, and eLearning course. It also includes many of the facilitated activities such as workshops, seminars, guest lectures, and webinars.

On request

This category includes services that are typically available following an assessment of the needs of the organisation, or individual. It includes requests (or referral) for tailored training packages (TTP), which comprise a customised program of services and resources.

Note on third party suppliers of training

DTA can provide recommendations to third party services and resources, which have been reviewed by the DTA. This ensures that DTA clients have access to an extremely wide range of Australian and overseas resources so that their individual needs can be met through the provision of the best available materials.

Note on Training Accreditation

All DTA training activities attract either continuous professional development hours or a vocational level. These will be clearly marked and, where relevant, certificates of attendance or completion will be provided.

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