Links

Website Links

PGNA Facebook Closed Group

Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry

Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre – University of Tasmania

Australian College of Nursing

Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration – University of NSW

Dementia Training Australia – University of Wollongong 

Australian College of Mental Health Nurses

Dementia Behaviour Management  Advisory Service (DBMAS) – Dementia Support Australia 

Severe Behaviour Response Teams (SBRT) – Dementia Support Australia

Older Adults Mental Health Special Interest Group – ACMHN

Australian Association of Gerontology  – AAG

National Institute on Aging – NIA

National Institutes of Health – NIH

Preventing and responding to abuse of older people (Elder Abuse) NSW Interagency Policy Released June 2018

Insights into the Hospital Dementia Experience Workshop

The Dementia Care Competency & Training Network provides online dementia education aimed to improve clinician knowledge in supporting and caring for people with dementia and also assists clinicians to translate learning into practice by certifying clinical competence Five, clinician facilitated, programs promote excellence in clinical practice by providing Person-Centred Care as the ethical framework, for staff working in acute, community or residential care. The courses are accessible 24/7 and free to NSW Health staff and our partners including members of the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA).

PGNA members also have free access to this training network. Presentation of current PGNA membership receipt is required to apply.

For more information and to register on the site click on this link http:/dementiacare.health.nsw.gov.au