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Medication Management Consultancy

[…] the alignment of care with current principles of best practice in management of antipsychotic medications. Kate Fulford, a Pharmacist, worked alongside staff members at Dryandra throughout the consultancy and is very pleased with the outcome. “It has been really…

Result Type: page Published: November 29, 2019

Pain Management Consultancy

The Pain Management Consultancy helps residential care providers to recognise, assess, treat and evaluate pain in people living with dementia.

Result Type: page Published: November 26, 2019

Medication Management Consultancy

Services Medication Management Consultancy DTA provides a consultancy service that assists residential care providers to ensure that their use of antipsychotic medications is aligned with recommended practice. Make sure you meet current guidelines Access up-to-date resources Make supported, sustainable change…

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Environments Consultany

Our Environments Consultancy can help you create changes at your Organisation, big or small. Award Winning service, Learn more

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Change is here – amended legislation on chemical restraints in Australia

DTA’s Medication Management Consultancy has seen as much as a 60% relative reduction in antipsychotic medications prescribed within residential aged care facilities across Australia.

Result Type: article Published: December 16, 2019

Reducing ineffective and dangerous medications

[…] barriers including limited staff knowledge, processes and commitment to change. Share Tags This is something we are working to address through the Dementia Training Australia (DTA) Medication Management Consultancy. The ultimate goal of the consultancy is to help reduce antipsychotic…

Result Type: article Published: October 23, 2018

Responsive Behaviours Consultancy

Services Responsive behaviours Consultancy Our consultancy service is designed to help staff better understand the causes of responsive behaviours (also known as BPSD) and to find ways to avoid or reduce them. Small-group online training Access to resources Support for…

Result Type: page Published: November 26, 2019

Services

[…] tailored to the unique needs of your organisation Dementia Training Australia’s services may help you to meet the Aged Care Quality Standards. Environments Our award winning Environments Consultancy can help you create a dementia-friendly environment. Onsite education Training on…

Result Type: page Published: April 15, 2020

Leading the change in medication management

Kate Fulford and Andrew Stafford report on the findings from the first two years of the Dementia Training Australia Medication Management Consultancy

Result Type: article Published: December 16, 2019

Empowering in palliative care

Palliative care is commonly thought of as ‘terminal care’. The Metropolitan Palliative Care Consultancy Service strives to build capacity and confidence in staff around palliative care issues at all stages of end of life. Ed Gaudoin will be presenting this…

Result Type: resource Published: March 19, 2020

Case studies

Medication Management Consultancy (MMC) ? DTA’s Medication Management Consultancy is an evidence-based service that aims to embed knowledge and processes to optimise and reduce the number of antipsychotic medications used to support people with responsive behaviours. Read more Baptistcare Dryandra…

Result Type: page Published: November 26, 2019

New standards – An opportunity to improve medication use in residential aged care

[…] Aged Care Ken Wyatt referred to the work of Dementia Training Australia (DTA) to upskill the aged care workforce in this area. We offer a Medication Management Consultancy as part of our Tailored Training Packages for aged care organisations. The Medication…

Result Type: article Published: May 6, 2019

New standards – An opportunity to improve medication use in residential aged care

[…] Aged Care Ken Wyatt referred to the work of Dementia Training Australia (DTA) to upskill the aged care workforce in this area. We offer a Medication Management Consultancy as part of our Tailored Training Packages for aged care organisations. The Medication…

Result Type: article Published: May 7, 2019

DSA Referral

Dementia Support Australia (DSA) Consultants, please complete the following information to refer organisations for education. Not a DSA Consultant? Please submit a general enquiry instead or refer to our Help Section for common questions and answers.

Result Type: page Published: August 22, 2019

International Dementia Conference

[…] help Tailored Training Programs We partner with organisations who are looking for a comprehensive training program tailored to fit the unique needs of their staff and organisation. Consultancy Services Delivered by experts, our specialised consultancy services are designed to…

Result Type: page Published: September 8, 2020

Creating environments for people living with dementia

Dementia friendly Environments not only enhances the well-being of people living with dementia but enables care providers to create sustainable environments. A well designed environment can have a major impact on a person living with dementia. Join Ash Osborne, Senior…

Result Type: resource Published: March 20, 2020

Nutrition Challenges Associated with Dementia

Improving the health and wellness of people living with dementia through diet. ‘Leading Nutrition’ provide practical solutions to encourage optimum nutrition for people progressing through the stages of dementia. Julie Glyde, a Consultant Dietitian with ‘Leading Nutrition’ delivers quality nutrition…

Result Type: resource Published: March 19, 2020

Fellowship Program

[…] us being able to deliver real, tangible results for our residents.” – Julie Gray, Fellow, Homestyle Aged Care Services Read case study More TTP services Medication management consultancy Ensure medication use at your Organisation alligns with current practice Pain…

Result Type: page Published: November 26, 2019

Best Practice Interventions for Unmet Needs in Dementia

Overview Research indicates that more than 90 per cent of people who are living with dementia will experience responsive behaviours (or behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia, BPSD) at some point during the illness. This can include a range of…

Result Type: resource Published: June 9, 2021

Launch of a new design resource for hospital wards

Webinar – Wednesday 2 Dec 2020 For many people living with dementia hospital is a challenging setting due to the busy, unfamiliar and stressful nature of the environment.The Environments Team at Dementia Training Australia (DTA) has launched an addition to its…

Result Type: resource Published: December 23, 2020