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January/February/March 2021

IN THE LATEST ISSUE: January/February/March 2021


extending dementia care into Indigenous communities

Anthony Smith and colleagues from The University of Queensland’s Centre for Online Health explain how telehealth is being used to connect dementia specialists to selected Aboriginal and Islander Community-Controlled Health Services in Queensland. These projects build on the skills of a strong local workforce, and help raise awareness of dementia within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Creating supportive environments

Nick Seemann introduces a new Dementia Training Australia online course which aims to inspire learners to rethink the possibilities of environments for people living with dementia, with a focus on residential care homes.

Lack of rural dementia services may contribute to retrievals

Fergus Gardiner, Noel Collins, Mathew Coleman and Frank Quinlan report on a cross-sectional review of data for patients with dementia requiring aeromedical retrieval by the Royal Flying Doctor Service.


  • Dementia-inclusive theatre
  • New beginnings: design to support engagement
  • Reimagining Dementia: A Creative Coalition for Justice
  • Dancing through lockdown
  • A rights-based approach to dementia-inclusive public spaces
  • AJDC Journal Club at work
  • KT shapes new environments resources
  • Rethinking rural dementia care
  • Community links key to pandemic support
  • Training dental practitioners in dementia and aged care

Plus the latest dementia research news, resources and events! For new dates of aged and dementia care events rescheduled due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), visit our Events page Click Here

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