Dementia and Aged Care

Better For Everyone - 02 Staff Resource

Better For Everyone - 02 Staff Resource

This booklet particularly concerns those residents living with dementia when they behave in ways which are upsetting or potentially harmful to you, themselves or others. These are known as behaviours of concern, or challenging behaviours.

Better For Everyone - 03 Family Resource

Better For Everyone - 03 Family Resource

This booklet is for families who have a loved one living in an aged care facility. Each person’s experience of caring for someone with dementia will be different but everyone experiences difficult moments.

10 Tips about seating and postural care for older people

10 Tips about seating and postural care for older people

Full of clear information and handy hints, this free eBook will help carers and care workers in planning and supporting the physical care of older people and people living with dementia.

Better For Everyone - 01 Manager's Toolkit

Better For Everyone - 01 Manager's Toolkit

A toolkit drawn from experience – a project called Encouraging Best Practice in Residential Aged Care: Reducing behaviours of concern in residential aged care by working with staff, families and the physical environment.

Bereavement: the first twelve months and beyond

Bereavement: the first twelve months and beyond

This free booklet provides information and support of families and friends who have lost a loved one. From the practicalities required after someone dies, to strategies for managing grief over the coming months and advice for supporting children, this book gently discusses many of questions and issues around bereavement. It also includes suggested further resources and people to contact for further advice.