Following a year where we developed the Ananda Resident Focused Care model and partnered with Dementia Training Australia (DTA), Ananda is delighted to have been featured in three articles in the Australian Journal of Dementia Care.
In the August/September’s issue Michael Page, Karen Daniels and Pooja Newman describe the new model of care and how our partnership with DTA came about as we transitioned to the new (July 2019) Aged Care Standards.AJDC-Aug-Sept-2019_Ananda-Part-1Download
In the October/November issue Michael, Karen and Pooja show the improvements for residents and to staff confidence as we opened he doors to the Memory Support UnitsAJDC-Oct-Nov-2019_Ananda-Part-2Download
Also, in this issue Michael Page and DTA Director Andrew Stafford describe a new Virtual Reality workshop which 25 Ananda staff piloted and which Michael helped DTA develop.AJDC-Oct-Nov-2019_Meaningful-Spaces-VRDownload
Ananda continues to invest in training its staff in best practice dementia care and this is already having benefits. We are honoured to have been featured in Australia’s best practice dementia journal and look forward to further improvements to care as staff build their knowledge and confidence.