• Benzodiazepines and other sedatives is a new online course. It is cost-free and comes with a certificate of completion.  Use the following link to enrol on the course - https://kapara.rdbk.com.au/landers/7b631a.htmlhttps://bit.ly/DTA_sedatives-course  Dementia Training Australia is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Dementia and Aged Care Services Fund.  The image displays numerous pills in blister packs and scattered freely alongside a thermometer. It also includes the DTA logo'
  • Benzodiazepines and other sedatives is a new online course. It is cost-free and comes with a certificate of completion.  Use the following link to enrol on the course - https://kapara.rdbk.com.au/landers/7b631a.htmlhttps://bit.ly/DTA_sedatives-course  Dementia Training Australia is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Dementia and Aged Care Services Fund.  The image displays numerous pills in blister packs and scattered freely alongside a thermometer. It also includes the DTA logo'

April/May 2020

IN THE LATEST ISSUE: April/May 2020

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Putting reablement into practice

As a person living with Alzheimer’s disease, John Quinn is challenging the belief that a diagnosis means ‘end of life’. He explains how, with adaptations and timely interventions, it is possible to live life well with dementia.

Supporting GPs in diagnosis and care

Margaret Winbolt highlights new training resources available for GPs, offering practical approaches to diagnosis and care, including how to best approach communicating the diagnosis to a patient.

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  • Integrating music into care plans 
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  • Alchemy Chorus hits right note 
  • Co-designing dementia diagnosis and support 
  • Conversations about dementia 
  • Creating a sense of belonging 
  • Cost-effective ideas for transforming care homes 
  • Caring for Spirit 
  • A new way to support isolated carers in Australia 

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