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October/November/December 2020

IN THE LATEST ISSUE: October/November/December 2020

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Medication management: care teams take action

Melissa Morley and Bronwen Wright report on work to support two residential aged care facilities through a quality improvement process to tackle the issue of antipsychotic medication for people living with dementia.

The Nightingale Program: excellence in palliative care

Jayne Littledike and Alison Davis describe a palliative model of care, provided by specialist nurses, that offers strategies and advice to support people living with dementia, their families and care providers during all stages of diagnosis.

The joy of bringing Outside In

During this period of COVID-19 social distancing restrictions, members of the Outside In Collective have been working with Australian aged care providers to connect with, stimulate and bring happiness to residents with cognitive impairment through window visits, courtyard sing-a-longs and video chats.

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE

  • AJDC: the next chapter
  • Dementia care during COVID-19
  • Coordinated action needed to save lives
  • Resources to support workforce wellbeing
  • Medication management: The Ananda angle
  • Supporting the frontline workforce during COVID-19
  • New tool to improve acute care environments
  • Creating supportive environments
  • Learning at all levels
  • Building capacity for quality dementia care
  • Speech pathology and reablement
  • Fostering community conversations around dementia

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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