• 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/June 2021

IN THE LATEST ISSUE: April/May/June 2021

FREE ARTICLES

AJDC asks…

What are the key implications for people living with dementia and their care partners of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety Final Report? In this new column, we invite a range of contributors to give their view.

The AN-ACC funding model: an overview

Carol Loggie, Anita Westera, Dr Conrad Kobel and Professor Kathy Eagar present this overview of the proposed new funding instrument for residential aged care, the Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC), being considered as a replacement for the current Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI).

Ask a neuroscientist

In her first article in this new series, Dr Lezanne Ooi presents an easy-to-read answer to the question: ‘What is going on in the brain of a person with Alzheimer’s disease as the disease progresses?’.

CONTENTS

  • The Royal Commission and dementia
  • Dementia Services Development Centre cements Australian connection
  • Rose and Carl: a GP’s reflections
  • Supporting meaningful activity in hospital
  • Visit with Viv fosters empathy
  • Reframing dementia to improve quality of care
  • UTAS MOOC makes its mark in China

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