Anglicare’s Elizabeth Lodge has become the first residential aged care facility in Australia to receive Montessori accreditation.
It is vital to enhance the interface between health and aged care to improve support services for people with dementia, according to a report released this week.
The largest and most rigorous social robot study ever undertaken has shown a positive albeit modest effect on agitation in people with dementia, according to the lead researcher.
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Dementia Training Australia has launched a series of short online courses designed to support time-poor community and home care workers learn on the go.
Outcomes for residents with dementia living in a Montessori environment include improved self-esteem and more independence, says an expert in Montessori-based care models.
Dementia Training Australia has launched an online learning platform featuring short and flexible courses designed to help time-poor aged care staff complete the training.
A multi-sector partnership will develop a residential facility designed to recreate real-life experiences for people with dementia.
A point-of-care assessment app designed to help detect pain in people with dementia has gained approval for use as a medical device in Australia and Europe.
Anglicare residents are playing a crucial role in a study to advance the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease via a blood test.
A consumer directed residential care model and a series of education programs on diversity are among 42 innovative projects to share in $34 million of funding.
Aged care workers are being encouraged to enrol in a free online course run by the University of Tasmania on the latest in dementia care and research.
Learning the lessons from overseas on reablement and reflecting on the early rollout of the Short-Term Restorative Care program are among the topics to be discussed at the Active Ageing Conference 2017 this month.
A new guide has been launched to help improve the experience of air travel for people with dementia.