Free resources for professionals in General Practice

 
  Click here for the HALT study webinar activity
 

Dementia Diagnosis:
 
A reliable, valid and efficient screen for dementia in primary care, the GPCOG features in the Detect Early initiative of Alzheimer's Australia and the Dementia Pathways Tool.

Education for GPs, based on projects led by Dr Allan Shell, including a CME accredited active learning module (ALM) in partnership with ThinkGP: Timely Diagnosis of Dementia

Dementia Care and Management:

 

14 Essentials for good dementia care in General Practice
Practical summary of important care considerations, with a one-page desk top summary and self-paced elearning module (and video tuition). Companion materials:
14 essentials of management (Brodaty et al 2013)
14 essentials of assessment & care planning 
(Brodaty et al 2013)
GP Continuing Education Lecture (Brodaty, Nov 2014)
 

Clinical practice guidelines and principles of care for people with dementia in Australia (2016 release) 
(access via DementiaKT hub)
 
NHMRC endorsed for health professionals and carers in primary care, aged care and hospital settings. Consumer input into these guidelines for GPs feature in projects led by Prof (Dr) Dimity Pond 

Other information summaries for GPs
 

Dementia Risk Reduction: A practical guide for GPs

Information about modifiable risk and protective factors for dementia, athored by Dr Maree Farrow, in partnership with Alzheimer's Australia 


(last update June 2017)