Department of Health

E-learning educational resources

Dementia, Victorian Geriatric Medicine Training ProgramExternal Link (approximately 60 minutes or more to complete)

Dementia LearningExternal Link , Alzheimer’s Australia, Modules 1 of this e-learning resource is free but you are required to register (Less than 60 minutes to complete)

Understanding Dementia Massive On-line Open Course (MOOC)External Link : This 9 week on-line course is provided through the University of Tasmania. Enrolment is free; check website for the next offering of the course.

Online education program for NSQHS standardsExternal Link , Health Service accreditation in Victoria, Department of Health and Human Services

Audio-visual educational resources

Keeping dementia patients safe in hospitalExternal Link , Mini-GEM (Geriatrics E-Learning Module) Association of Elderly Medicine Video (approximately 6 minutes to watch)


Using Reminiscence with People with Dementia in Sub-Acute & Acute CareExternal Link (2017) Academic unit for Psychiatry of Old Age; University of Melbourne

Clinical Practice Guidelines and Principles of Care for People with DementiaExternal Link (2016) NHMRC Partnership Centre for Dealing with Cognitive and Related Functional Decline in Older People

Caring for Cognitive ImpairmentExternal Link (2016) Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare

Dementia care in the acute hospital setting: Issues and strategies.External Link Alzheimer's Australia. A report for Alzheimer's Australia. Paper 40. 2014.

Evidence for the safety and quality issues associated with the care of patients with cognitive impairment in acute care settings: a rapid reviewExternal Link . Sydney: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, 2013.

Alzheimer’s AustraliaExternal Link

The Dementia Care in Hospital Symposium on the 29 April 2014External Link

Care of Confused Hospitalised Older Persons (CHOPS):External Link Web-based information related to dementia and delirium in hospitalised older people, includes assessment tools, transition care tools, guidelines and education videos, links and literature.

Reviewed 05 October 2015


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