Dementia and Aged Care

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.

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 - 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.

Dementia and Sensory Challenges - Dementia can be more than memory

Dementia and Sensory Challenges - Dementia can be more than memory

Agnes Houston, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease over nine years ago expected issues to occur with her memory but not the challenges to her senses that she experienced. When speaking to others with dementia, she soon realised that she was not alone with many others experiencing changes to the senses that no one had prepared them for or discussed with them how to live a positive life with the changes.

Night-time care:  A Practice Guide ($32.95)

Night-time care: A Practice Guide ($32.95)

Caring for an older person or a person with dementia happens 24 hours a day, yet most strategies and advice are targeted for day time only. New look edition of Night-time care: A practice guide - now available at special launch price!

Music remembers me ($29.95)

Music remembers me ($29.95)

Music remembers me - Connection and wellbeing in dementia brings to life the experience of people living with dementia and their interaction with music through an Australian-first project involving more than 700 aged care residents.