Kate Fulford and Andrew Stafford report on the findings from the first two years of the Dementia Training Australia Medication Management Consultancy
Articles tagged with: dementia
There is optimism that the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety can stimulate real change beyond words, writes DTA Executive Director, Professor Belinda Goodenough, for the Australian Journal...
Responsive behaviours are experienced by many people who are living with dementia. Non-medication approaches are overwhelmingly the most appropriate and effective means of providing support.
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
This is believed to be the first comprehensive guide of its kind and is designed to complement the Clinical Practice Guidelines And Principles Of Care For People With Dementia launched...
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.
A composer and PhD student has released 20 classical music tracks specifically for people with dementia.
A short film produced by filmmaker Andrew Ferguson as part of Celebrate Ageing’ s Letters of Love and Dementia Campaign
An online video series to educate dentists and their teams on best practice care for people with dementia.
A free handbook and online guide released at the end of 2016 by Dementia Australia Vic, offering information and support options for anyone impacted by dementia.
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.
An update to the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards is due to be released in late 2017.
Giving Voice Chorus is a choir program for people with dementia and their care partners.
Purposeful Activities For Dementia offers practical ways that carers can engage people living with dementia in purposeful activities at home and in social groups.
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.
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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