7 guidelines & policy

8 measures & tools

 
Members the DCRC network have worked with a variety of stakeholders as consultants to draft guidelines and develop pathways for dementia care.
Examples of guidelines and consultations:
 

Clinical Guidelines 2016

Development led by NHMRC Cognitive Decline
Partnership Centre

Aboriginal Health Guidelines

Diagnosis and care of Aboriginal people with dementia in remote communities (2012)

Dementia Competency Framework

"Developed for a wide range of practitioners delivering dementia care services across the community"

Culturally-sensitive
policy and practice
in residential care 

Framework for
improving collaboration
in General Practice

Exercising the brain - guidelines


Here is a list of key DCRC projects that are currently active - to view a full list, including historical and completed projects, please use the search project at top left of this page)
 

PROJECT NAME
(listed alphabetically)

TEAM LEAD

CONTACT DCRC

A structured framework for improving collaboration between practice nurses, GPs, and other services in the assessment and management of patients with cognitive impairment presenting in General Practice

Prof Dimity Pond

UNSW

A virtual model of service delivery for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia

Dr Victor Vickland
Prof Henry Brodaty
Prof Daniel O'Connor
Prof Dimity Pond

UNSW

An expert meeting on strategic directions in CALD dementia research in Australia

A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
Prof Brian Draper
Professor Yun-Hee Jeon
Prof Henry Brodaty
Dr Dina LoGiudice

UNSW

An interactive multi-factorial model of dementia prevalence in the Australian population

Dr Victor Vickland
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Australian neuropsychological normative study of older persons

Dr Nicole Kochan
Prof Perminder Sachdev
Prof Henry Brodaty
Prof Kaarin Anstey
Dr Melissa Slavin

UNSW

Best practice principles and guidelines for culturally-aware and culturally-sensitive policies, procedures, education and practices in residential dementia care in an increasingly multicultural work environment

Dr Pamela Nichols
A/Prof Barbara Horner

QUT

Competencies in dementia care across care settings and levels of nursing practice

A/Prof Victoria Traynor
Prof Lynn Chenoweth

UNSW

Computer-assisted clinical guidelines for the management of aggression in dementia

Dr Victor Vickland
Prof Brian Draper
A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
Prof Daniel O'Connor
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Dementia and Successful Cognitive Ageing in Centenarians: An International Consortium

Dr Melissa Slavin
Prof Henry Brodaty
Prof Perminder Sachdev

UNSW

Dementia Services Framework Competency Standards Project

A/Prof Victoria Traynor
Prof Richard Fleming

UNSW

Dementia Services Framework Evaluation Project

A/Prof Lee-Fay Low
Dr Tiffany Jessop
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Dementia Services Framework Koori Dementia Care Project

Prof Tony Broe
Prof Brian Draper
Ms Sharon Wall
Dr Holly Mack
Ms Gail Daylight

UNSW

Development of pathways to care and education for Aboriginal people living with dementia

Kate Smith
Prof Leon Flicker

UNSW

Exercising the brain - guidelines

Ben Rattray
Dr Kate Pumpa
Dr Allison Bielak
Ms Disa Smee
Dr Nicolas Cherbuin
Prof Kaarin Anstey

ANU

Framework development for National Dementia Prevention Promotion and Early Intervention

Dr David Lie
Dr Melinda Martin-Khan
Dr Catherine Travers

ANU

Implementation and dissemination of the evidence-based management principles of the BPSD Guide

BPSD Team 
Prof Henry Brodaty
Ms Kim Burns
Dr Ranmalie Jayasinha
Ms Sharon Wall
Ms Fiona White

UNSW

NHMRC General Practice Clinical Research Program

Prof Dimity Pond
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

NSW Dementia Policy Framework 2010-2015

Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Physical Activity guidelines for older adults with subjective cognitive decline or mild cognitive impairment

Prof Nicola Lautenschlager
Prof Kaarin Anstey
Prof Keith Hill
Prof Dimity Pond
A/Prof Kay Cox
A/Prof Kathryn Ellis
B. Dow

ANU

PROGRAM: The BPSD Guide - Resource Development, Dissemination and Evaluation

BPSD Team 
Prof Henry Brodaty
Ms Kim Burns
Dr Ranmalie Jayasinha

UNSW

Protecting brain health via Dementia risk reduction activities: Knowledge transfer for diverse communities

Prof Nicola Lautenschlager
A/Prof Kathryn Ellis
Dr Anita Goh
Prof Kaarin Anstey
Ms Sarang Kim
Dr Nicolas Cherbuin
Dr Moyra Mortby

ANU

Quality of life and care in RACFs (Dementia QoL-Care)

Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Prof Wendy Moyle
Prof Rhonda Nay
Dr Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh
A/Prof Barbara Horner
Prof Lynn Chenoweth
Prof Andrew Robinson
Dr Maria O'Reilly
Dr Elaine Fielding
Ms Meredith Gresham

QUT

Recruitment and retention of nurses in dementia and aged care

Prof Lynn Chenoweth
Professor Yun-Hee Jeon
Prof Henry Brodaty

UNSW

Scoping project for the National Dementia Register in Australia

Prof Henry Brodaty
Dr Karolina Krysinska

UNSW

The Dementia Research Map

Prof Henry Brodaty
Dr Katrin Seeher
Dr Adrienne Withall

UNSW

The Public Health Benefits/Risks of Timely Diagnosis - Exploratory Studies

Dr Melinda Martin-Khan
Prof. Nancy A. Pachana
Dr Geoffrey Mitchell
Dr Maree Farrow
Dr David Lie
Dr Rupert McShane

ANU

Update dementia guidelines for general practice

Richard Lawrence (previously led by Prof Charles Bridges-Webb)

UNSW