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The Quick Reference Cards are designed as an on-the-spot point of reference for health professionals and care staff working with people with dementia, to help address responsive behaviours.
Monitor Antipsychotic Medication usage at your Workplace with our Antipsychotic Tracking Tool APTT). PDF and Video Instruction Guide included.
Guiding Occupational Therapy Practice for People Living with Dementia in the Community, aims to enhance current occupational therapy clinical practice supporting and assisting people living with dementia and their care partners.
This handbook introduces DTA’s Designing for People with Dementia service. It provides an overview of resources that support those who wish to improve environments for people with dementia
Raising awareness of the importance of identifying and managing pain in people living with dementia.
Sue Gordon, Education Coordinator at Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission, as she delves further into the structure, intent and application of the new standards and advises on how best to prepare for assessment against them.
Activities give our lives meaning and purpose, and structure our days. They provide opportunities for self-expression, creativity, connecting with others, experiencing success and reinforce our self-identity.
Dr Davis explores the tensions between the lived experience of people with dementia and the institutional dominance dictating the goals of dementia care.
This lecture will address the evidence linking sleep and circadian disturbance with cognitive impairment and neurodegenerative disease including mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and Dementia with Lewy Bodies.
Participants will understand how to assess and manage delirium and delirium superimposed on dementia, will identify challenges and facilitators in their own practice setting to improve care for persons with dementia and delirium and will describe components of age friendly care.
Kate Fulford and Andrew Stafford report on the findings from the first two years of the DTA’s Medication Management Consultancy; a pivotal pharmacist-led consultancy service reducing antipsychotic usage in residential aged care facilities across Australia
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.