Acknowledging government concerns about the effectiveness of training for improving the care of people with dementia, Richard Fleming describes an approach for those organisations that dare to imagine having staff and residents who understand what is going on, can manage their surroundings and find meaning in their activities.
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A new online course has been launched to help health and aged care workers deliver inclusive care and services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people with dementia.
A salutogenic approach, which focuses on factors for health and wellbeing rather than disease, has enormous relevance in aged care, and particularly dementia care, writes Professor Richard Fleming.
Storytelling competition to explore supporting people with dementia.
Dementia Training Australia has launched the 2017 National Dementia Storytelling Competition, inviting undergraduate students to explore the concept of ‘salutogenesis’ in dementia care.
Dementia Training Australia has launched an online learning platform featuring short and flexible courses designed to help time-poor aged care staff complete the training.