Dementia Care

Guidelines

Delirium Clinical Care Standard

Clinical Practice Guidelines and Principles of Care for People with Dementia

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare (ACSQHC):A better way to care: Safe and high-quality care for patients with cognitive impairment (dementia and delirium) in hospital

Resources

The Allies in Dementia Project, a collaborative between Alzheimer’s Australia and the Aged Health Network at the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation have developed the following resources which provide an overview about the vital role of allied health in supporting people with dementia.

Allied Health professionals and you: a guide for people living with dementia and their carers

Better health for people living with dementia: a guide on the role of allied health professionals

Medicines and dementia – produced by NPS Medicinewise and Alzheimer’s Australia this booklet on Medicines that may be used for dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Patients and carers can find a resource to help manage dementia medicines here.

Education

Dementia Care Competency & Training Network

Useful Links

Care of Confused Hospitalised Older Persons (CHOPs)

Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre

Dementia Collaborative Research Centres

Dementia-friendly environments

myLink: Mental Health for Older People

Partnership Centre: Dealing with Cognitive and Related Functional Decline in Older People

TOP 5 Initiative – Engaging Carers