For all who work with people with dementia
The Australian Journal of Dementia Care (AJDC) is for all professional staff working with people with dementia, in hospitals, nursing and residential care homes, day units and the community. The journal is committed to improving the quality of care provided for people with dementia, by keeping readers abreast of news and views, research, developments, practice and training issues.
Firmly grounded in practice, it provides a lively forum for ideas and opinions, ADJC is a key Australian reference point for latest resources (see articles on the DTA website). The journal is published 6 issues per year on subscription – visit the website to download a free issue.
AJDC has partnered on Special Issues with key research organisations (e.g. Dementia Collaborative Research Centres), and welcomes contributions.
Journal Website: http://journalofdementiacare.com/
- Asset Type Print Materials
- Learning Pathway Discovery, Inquiry, Implementation, Extension
- Topic Areas Dementia (general), Dementia Essentials, Responsive Behaviours, Medication Management, Environmental Design, Sexualities, Person-Centred Care, Palliative Care, Dementia Diagnosis, Dementia Assessment, Workforce needs analysis / profiling, Change Management, Leadership, Homelessness
- Target Audience Residential Aged Care, In Home or Community-Based Care, Hospital, Private Practice, Primary Care, Respite Care, Hospice or Palliative Care, Transition Care, Ambulance or Paramedic, Civic, Retail, University VET or Research Institute
- Target Occupations Medical & Pharmacy, Nursing, Allied Health & Care Support, Services, Management & Administration, Design & Civic, Education & Evaluation, Person Living with Dementia / Family Carer, Researcher, Medical Specialist, General Practitioner, Psychiatrist, Psychogeriatrician, Pharmacist, Podiatrist, Intern or resident, Nurse Specialist, Registered Nurse, Practice Nurse, Endorsed Enrolled Nurse, Enrolled Nurse, Assistant in Nursing, Student Nurse, Psychologist, Social Worker, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist, Dietician Nutrition Specialist, Complementary or Alternative Therapist, Leisure / Lifestyle / Recreational / Diversional Therapist, Personal Care Worker, Housekeeping, Hospitality, Cleaning, and Maintenance, Transport, Grooming, Assessment Services, Spiritual Services, Executive or Senior, Middle Manager, Reception or Administration, Architect, Interior /Outdoor design, Town Planning, Retail or Public Infrastructure, Accreditation, Academic, Undergraduate Student
- Target Populations Anyone with Dementia, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, Culturally and Linguistic Diverse Groups, Younger Onset Dementia, Homeless Persons, Veterans, LGBTIQ, Care Leavers, Rural, Remote, Metropolitan
- Raising awarenesss of latest research
- Exploring agreement with care philosophies
- Promoting adoption of better practice
Professional reading CPD and practice reflection