The government has announced a $3 million funding boost to support the national programs for training the aged care workforce and supporting facilities to better manage dementia-related behaviours.
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Professor Richard Fleming, executive director of Dementia Training Australia, has announced he is stepping down to explore other interests.
Pharmacists now have the opportunity to get dementia specific training thanks to a new online course developed by Dementia Training Australia.
A new resource has been launched to assist aged care providers to monitor the use of antipsychotic medications.
Scalabrini’s newest facility marks the emergence of a new paradigm in Australia, writes Richard Fleming.
Dementia Training Australia has launched a new, free online training course for aged care staff who care for people with dementia overnight.
Before, after and in between the many reviews reporting in 2017, it’s been another busy year in aged care news. However, it was our report on wages in the sector early in the year that topped the most-viewed list.
Dementia among the homeless or those at risk of becoming homeless is one of six diverse groups featured in a series of national workshops getting underway this month.
Dementia Training Australia has released a new mobile app to assist staff involved in medication management to provide quality use of medicines for people living 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.
Dementia Training Australia has launched a series of short online courses designed to support time-poor community and home care workers learn on the go.
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.
A new DVD has been launched to help increase carers’ understanding of dementia and the impact on the brain.
Aged and health care workers can now access a fully-funded dementia training program, delivered by facilitators from Alzheimer’s Australia.