Eat Walk Engage: delirium prevention for acute care
Clinicians in Queensland have created an evidence-based program to help prevent delirium and facilitate the speedy recovery of older patients in hospital
Mooving and Grooving
Moove and Groove is a specialised silent disco experience for older people incorporating dance, music and exercise. After a successful trial with people with dementia, dementia-specific classes are now running in several NSW aged care homes, with a train-the-trainer program starting in June 2018
LAUGH: co-design for people living with advanced dementia
Researchers in Australia and the UK worked with people living with advanced dementia to develop a collection of sensory objects to engage, comfort and bring pleasure and fun to their lives
Balancing compliance and care in dementia practice
How do aged care organisations and care workers manage the demands of dementia care within a regulated environment, while still allowing room for innovation?
Kinecting through group digital games
Digital technologies offer lots of opportunities for people with dementia to enjoy games and engaging activities
Understanding the barriers facing BAME communities
Research highlights the barriers confronting ethnic minority communities attending memory services
Australia launches world’s largest music therapy trial
The world’s largest music therapy trial for people with dementia could be a game-changer for music therapy, dementia care, and residential care
Plus the latest dementia research news, resources and events!