Simplicity is important when communicating with a person with dementia, the head of Dementia Australia tells Community Care Review.
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In an Australian-first trial, NSW community service provider 3Bridges is piloting an integrated model of dementia support pioneered in the Netherlands.
A new project is equipping health professionals to become change agents within their organisations to improve dementia care and support for carers.
Dementia Australia has expressed concern over the Federal Government’s decision not to support a Senate inquiry recommendation to expand the younger onset dementia key worker program and says the program’s future under the NDIS is uncertain.
A new smartphone app aims to equip aged care workers with information and advice to meet the cultural needs of people with dementia.
Also in this wrap: Catholic Healthcare opens first mental health-aged care transition unit in region; and numerous Churches of Christ Queensland projects get underway.
As Dementia Awareness Month comes to a close, a leading aged care provider shares early results from a new model of care showing reduced isolation among residents living with the disease.
Life Care continues program of new stock; PAC plans major refit of Ashleigh Lodge; Baptcare opens Strathalan facility; and Benetas opens doors to St Paul’s Terrace.
The National Aged Care Alliance is developing new options to replace the axed dementia supplement ahead of a government forum on 11 September, including a grant-based program for specialist dementia care.
One of Australia’s largest aged care operators, Domain Principal Group, has rebranded as Opal Aged Care and launched a partnership with Alzheimer’s Australia NSW to position itself as a provider of ‘specialist’ aged care services.
Brain training games are widely available around the world, their makers say they help memory but where is the proof?
Call for volunteers: family members with dementia wanted for online survey.
Author and activist, Tom Valenta reflects on the power of more than one.