Dementia

Alzheimer’s New Zealand organisation represents people living with dementia at a national level by raising awareness of dementia, providing information and resources, advocating for high quality services, and promoting research about prevention, treatment, cure and care.

DEMENTIA CARE – post graduate nursing course  (School of Nursing, Auckland University)
Semester 2. Special Topic: POPLPRAC 767 (30 points): The focus of this course is to prepare practitioners for advanced professional practice in the specialty of dementia care. For further information contact University of Auckland

Dementia Cooperative New Zealand has a vision that NZ will value people with dementia and those who support them, so that they can live well.  The cooperative consists of like-minded people who are passionate about advancing knowledge of approaches to dementia care in New Zealand.  Website is a NZ hub for dementia related issues in New Zealand.

Dementia Centre  Australian resource and research centre for aged care.  Focus on design and quality of life.

Dementia with Lewy Body – updated diagnostic criteria full report

Dementia design a New Zealand guideline supports people involved with the development or major reconfiguration of secure dementia care homes.

Lancet commission in dementia care.  Dementia is the greatest global challenge for health and social care in the 21st century: around 50 million people worldwide have dementia and this number is predicted to triple by 2050. The Lancet Commission on dementia aims to review the best available evidence and produce recommendations on how to best manage, or even prevent, the dementia epidemic

Increasing dementia  news article update from LiLACs study,  formal research report from same study

Online Dementia education   module via Goodfellow Unit  about dementia education

Staying active important in dementia

Tips and information for informal care givers