• 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'

December/January 2019-2020

IN THE LATEST ISSUE: DECEMBER/JANUARY 2019-2020

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Dementia: Australia at the crossroads

As the Chair of Alzheimer’s Disease International for almost five years, Glenn Rees is well placed to comment on how Australia compares with other countries in terms of dementia care, its response to the World Health Organization’s Global Dementia Action Plan 2017-2025 and what lessons we should be learning

Leading the change in medication management

Kate Fulford and Andrew Stafford report on the findings from the first two years of the Dementia Training Australia Medication Management Consultancy; a pivotal pharmacist-led consultancy service reducing antipsychotic usage in Residential Aged Care Facilities across Australia

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  • Creative ways to care
  • Adapting iSupport for Australian carers
  • Raising awareness about choice and quality in dementia care
  • Fellowships focus on training, mentoring
  • Discovering the benefits of intergenerational learning
  • Why Australia urgently needs post-diagnostic support and treatment for dementia

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