• 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'

In this issue: June/July 2016

What’s ahead for dementia design?

This issue of AJDC explores the topic of environmental design for people living with dementia.

Also in this issue

  • What people with dementia want from residential care homes: Kate Swaffer explains, based on her experience living with younger onset dementia, as a past care partner and from feedback gathered during interviews with people with dementia around Australia
  • The adventures of Gladys in (an augmented) wonderland: An innovative design project looks at the potential of wearable ‘smart’ devices and augmented reality to enable people with dementia in public spaces
  • Making a day a great day: Are we really focusing on the most important things in residential aged care? How can design offer opportunities for residents with dementia to enjoy life and pursue their interests?
  • Designs on the future: A successful teaching program for architecture students aims to increase the number of empathetic and dementia-aware designers
  • Will good dementia design prevail?: Using examples from around the world, architect David Hughes discusses what’s been achieved and the many challenges still ahead
  • Translating knowledge about environmental design into practice
  • Supporting residents to vote: Practical advice on how people with dementia living in residential care can be supported to vote. Read the article here: https://journalofdementiacare.com/supporting-the-right-to-vote/
  • Loaded meanings – the narrative of behaviour: A perspective on the debate about language choice and its role in the perception and portrayal of dementia and behaviour
  • Adult safeguarding: creating positive care cultures: explores the links between organisational culture and abuse
  • The story of dementia – Steven Sabat: John Killick continues his series on the history of dementia through the stories of individualsTo get your copy of the latest issue subscribe and pay online (for a 20% discount) or call (03) 8317 8163 / email dementiajournal@data.com.au (standard subscription rates apply)

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