–Hospital

including sub-acute, emergency, outpatient or extended care

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guest-lecture

Person Centred Care – from theory to practice

Join Jason Burton, as he explores the evolution of person centred care, and highlights the challenges and barriers faced, when caring for people living with dementia. DTA

Date
25 Sep 2019
Location
Western Australia
Type
Guest-lecture
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elearning

Caring for LGBTI People with Dementia – November 2019

This course assists health and aged care workers and organisations provide culturally competent and inclusive care and services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people with dementia

Start Date
05 Nov 2019
End Date
26 Nov 2019
Location
Online Dementia Course
Type
Elearning
3 hours to complete
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workshop

Introduction to the Hierarchic Dementia Scale-Revised (HDS-R) and the Possibility Oriented Approach to Care Planning – Como, WA

The workshop is aimed at health professionals who care for people living with dementia, and contains a very brief introduction about…
Date
04 Oct 2019
Location
Como
Type
Workshop
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Caring for LGBTI People with Dementia – October 2019

This course assists health and aged care workers and organisations provide culturally competent and inclusive care and services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people with dementia

Start Date
01 Oct 2019
End Date
15 Oct 2019
Location
Online Dementia Course
Type
Elearning
3 hours to complete
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Introduction to the Hierarchic Dementia Scale-Revised (HDS-R) and the Possibility Oriented Approach to Care Planning – Kew, VIC

A workshop for tertiary qualified health professionals working in acute, residential or community settings, particularly those responsible for assessing cognition and creating care plans for people living with dementia.

Date
26 Aug 2019
Location
Victoria
Type
Workshop
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Responsive behaviours driven by medication

Whilst considerable attention is given to the use of medication in supporting people experiencing responsive behaviours, medications can also contribute to these behaviours.

Type
Guest-lecture
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elearning

Caring for LGBTI People with Dementia – August 2019

This course assists health and aged care workers and organisations provide culturally competent and inclusive care and services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people with dementia

Start Date
06 Aug 2019
End Date
27 Aug 2019
Location
Online Dementia Course
Type
Elearning
3 hours to complete
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How to yarn effectively with older Aboriginal people

Yarning to build respectful relationships with Aboriginal people Yarning is a method of communication that enables services providers to engage…
Type
Guest-lecture
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How to use DTA’s new ready reference guide for Occupational Therapists

This new guide is an evidence based, dementia specific, ready reference guide for Occupational Therapists to help develop best practice management…
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TOP QUESTIONS

Did you know…
Visit your DTA Profile at any time to access your active courses, see your pending enrolments, view your completed courses and download a Certificate. You can also manage your personal details and password.

COURSES

All of DTA’s online courses are FREE.Dementia Training Australia is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Dementia and Aged Care Services fund.

At any time, you can visit your DTA Profile (website top right) to access:

  • Your current courses
  • View your pending course enrolments
  • View your completed courses
  • Download a course Certificate of Completion
    (please allow 5 business days from the day you completed the course for it to become available)

To enrol in a course, you must first sign up for a DTA account.

  1. Click the Sign Up button in the top right of the screen
  2. Enter your details in the form
  3. Create a Username, and Submit your details
  4. Your new DTA password will be emailed to the email address you entered during sign up. Please check your junk/spam folder if you don’t receive the password as soon as you submit your details.

Once you’re logged into your DTA Profile, you can enrol into a course.

  1. On the DTA website, browse to Courses > Online Dementia Courses
  2. Click the grey Register button for the course of your choosing
  3. Complete the requested fields e.g. Which of the following reasons best describe why you engaged with this DTA training option?
  4. Click the Request a Booking for this Course button
  5. You will receive an automated confirmation email and your pending course enrolment will show in your DTA Profile under My Courses > Pending Enrolments.
  6. On the course start date, your registration will be approved and an email sent to you containing a link to get started. At this time, you can also access/begin your course by visiting your DTA Profile > My Courses > Current Courses > Click green Go to Course button

If you don’t receive an email after registering for a course, please know that you can always access your courses and pending enrolments in your DTA Profile.

How to access a course in your DTA Profile

  1. Log in to your DTA Profile (button website top right)
  2. Click My Courses
  3. You will see a list of your current courses, completed courses and pending course enrolments.
  4. To begin a course, visit the Current Courses tab > click the green ‘Go to Course’ button

Note: Pending enrolments are approved the morning of the course start date. Once this approval process occurs, you will receive an email containing information on how to get started. At this time, you can also access/begin your course by visiting your DTA Profile > My Courses > Current Courses > Click green Go to Course button

All course enrolments remain Pending until the morning of the course start date. At this time, pending course enrolments are approved, and an email is sent to learners containing information on how they can get started.

At this time, you can also access/commence your course by visiting your DTA Profile > My Courses > Current Courses > Click green Go to Course button

Please allow 5 business days from the day you completed your course, for your Certificate to become available.

Certificates are generated on a weekly basis, and can be accessed in your DTA Profile > My Courses > Completed Courses tab.

Course enrolments are approved on the morning of the course start date.

Once this process has occurred, you will receive an email containing information on how to get started.

At this time, you can also access/begin your course by visiting your DTA Profile > My Courses > Current Courses > Click green Go to Course button.

We do not allow early access into courses.

Not at this time.

Each participant must individually register for a course, in order to receive a Certificate.

You are welcome to take DTA courses if you live outside of Australia, however if learner quota is near full then preference will be given to Australian enrolments.

Please contact us using the help button (website bottom left) including details of the course enrolment you would like to cancel.

A course can be completed at your leisure and across many intervals.

Please hit save before you exit, so you can resume at the place you left off. Courses must be completed in full by the course closing date.

USING THE WEBSITE

502 errors (among others), sometimes indicate that your browser’s cache is corrupted.

How to fix it:

If you are using Chrome:

  1. On your device, open Chrome.
  2. Click the 3 dots at the top right corner of the window.
  3. Click More tools > Clear browsing data.
  4. At the top, choose a time range. To delete everything, select All time.
  5. Check the boxes next to Cookies and other site data and Cached images and files
  6. Click Clear data.

If you are using Internet Explorer or other browsers, please click on the link below and follow the instructions:

http://refreshyourcache.com

If you’re having trouble logging into your DTA Profile, and are sure your username and password are correct, please try the following:

  1. Close your current browser window
  2. Open a new browser window and go to dta.com.au
    Note: Don’t use a cached version of the page from your ‘history’ or favourites
  3. Click the Log in button in top right corner of the website.
  4. Type your username and your password all the way to the end, or cut & paste from the email exactly, with no spaces. Don’t let your device autocomplete those fields.

If you still have issues after completing the steps above, please contact us using the help button (website bottom left) so we can investigate.

For security reasons, we cannot see a user’s password.

Please click here to reset your password.

Passwords can be managed in your DTA Profile.

  1. Click the Log in button (top right) and sign into your DTA Profile
  2. In the sub menu > selectChange Password

Our security lock period automatically ends after 20 minutes.

Please try again after this time.

Sign up to DTA in 4 steps:

  1. Click the Sign Up button in the top right of the screen
  2. Enter your details in the form
  3. Create a Username, and Submit your details
  4. Your new DTA password will be emailed to the email address you entered during sign up.
    Please check your junk/spam folder if you don’t receive the password straight after you have submitted your details.

It’s possible that the username you would like to use is already taken by another current registered learner.

Please try registering with an alternative username.

Last pass is a secure tool that remembers all your passwords so you don’t have to.

To find out more go to https://www.lastpass.com/ 

We don’t offer support for Last pass but we do think it’s a great tool.

If you still have password issues after completing the steps above, please contact us using the help button (website bottom left) so we can investigate.

Please check your email junk/spam folder.

If the email still does not appear, please contact us using the help button (website bottom left) so we can investigate.

Please refer to our FAQs page, or submit a help request us using the Help Button (located at the bottom left of every page) including details of the assistance required.