DTA’s Kirsty Bennett talks about how the new Aged Care Quality Standards can facilitate better design for dementia.
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A free tool to help residential aged care providers monitor and reduce the use of antipsychotic medications in facilities.
Dementia Training Australia helping create real and lasting change
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...
A new short, online and free course aimed at assisting workers across the health and aged care sectors become culturally competent in relation to working with Lesbian Gay Bisexual, Transgender,...
Dementia among the homeless or those at risk of becoming homeless is one of six diverse groups featured in a series of national workshops getting underway this month.
An ‘expert taskforce’ aimed at developing a wide-ranging workforce strategy focused on supporting safe, quality aged care for senior Australians has today been announced by Government. The taskforce will include...
Dementia Training Australia has released a new mobile app to assist staff involved in medication management to provide quality use of medicines for people living with dementia.
Dementia Training Australia (DTA) is offering a new online course to help dementia care workers and organisations provide inclusive care and services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI)...
Storytelling competition to explore supporting people with dementia.
This is a collection of curated websites about dementia for people with dementia and carers.
This guide offers practical advice and recommendations, as well as links to other resources, to help organisers ensure people with dementia are included on an equal basis to all other...
A compilation of web based CALD resources which may assist in the delivery of culturally appropriate care to older people.
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...
The DementiaKT Hub - a new one-stop online destination for the latest research-based dementia resources involving DCRC expertise
Dementia Evidence Toolkit is a comprehensive free web tool providing easy access to research evidence on dementia care and treatment.
Dementia Friendly Communities showcases examples of dementia-friendly initiatives around the world
This report contains seven key findings to improve the uptake and quality of advance care planning for people with cognitive decline
Children impacted by dementia in their family can find information and support on this interactive website designed specifically for them by Dementia Australia/VIC.
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