Resources

BPSD Resources

Clinician’s Field Guide to Good Practice (Behaviours & Psychological Symptoms of Dementia)

The Clinician’s Field Guide is a ‘travel size’ hands-on summary of the original and comprehensive document Behaviour Management: A Guide to Good Practice, Managing Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD). This smaller guide for clinicians provides easy access to key messages, BPSD descriptions, potential causes and brief clinical scenarios to guide assessment and management strategies.

A Guide for Family Carers

A Guide for Family Carers is a ‘travel size’ adapted summary of the original DBMAS Behaviour Management Guide to Good Practice. This Guide is for family carers supporting a person with dementia. It includes practical information about how to deal with behaviours and psychological symptoms associated with dementia (BPSD)*

Behaviour Management: A Guide to Good Practice (BPSD Guide)

The document Behaviour Management: A Guide to Good Practice, Managing Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) is a comprehensive overview of evidence and practice-based management principles for BPSD*. This resource is designed for clinicians with a role in caring for people with dementia in residential aged care facilities (RACFs), community care and acute care settings. The BPSD Guide provides guidance for clinicians supporting family members and carers as well as RACF and community care staff caring for people with dementia who present with BPSD.

Posters for Remote Aboriginal Communities – Behaviours and Psychological Symptoms associated with Dementia

The BPSD Posters for Remote Aboriginal Communities are a set of posters based on the principles outlined in the document Behaviour Management – A Guide to Good Practice: Managing Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD). The posters were developed in collaboration with the Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service, Northern Territory (DBMAS NT) and other expert clinicians to support a series of BPSD videos developed by DBMAS NT.

Dementia Outcomes Measurement Suite (DOMS)

The Dementia Outcomes Measurement Suite or DOMS is a compendium of validated tools for the assessment of various aspects of dementia by health care professionals. The DOMS project was originally commissioned under the Australian government’s National Dementia Initiative, and was designed to develop a standard suite of instruments that would be promulgated throughout Australia to encourage clinicians to ‘talk the same language’ by using the same instruments as much as possible.

Responsive Behaviour Quick Reference Cards

Dementia Training Australia's (DTA) Quick Reference Cards are designed to help address responsive behaviours. The cards provide an on-the-spot point of reference for health professionals and care staff working with people with dementia.

LGBTI Fact Sheets

There is a need for greater, targeted support for LGBTI people with dementia from all care contexts, requiring service providers to be better informed in the additional considerations relevant to the management of BPSD in this group.

DTA’s Responsive Behaviour App

Dementia Training Australia’s (DTA) Responsive Behaviours App is an on-the-spot reference point for health professionals and care staff working with people with dementia. Underpinned by a person-centred approach, this app will help you look up common responsive behaviours, find approaches to help you problem solve, address responsive behaviours and help prevent them. THE APP INCLUDES: […]

Webinar: Understanding Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia and Antipsychotic Medications

How to understand, prevent, and remedy Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD). This video is a webinar originally recorded for the HALT project as part of an accredited educational activity for GPs.

Recorded June 2016

Presenter: Professor Henry Brodaty

Running Time: 90 minutes

Behaviour and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia Guide for Clinicians App (currently unavailable)

An app developed to provide guidance for clinicians in their role of assisting residential aged care facility staff, community care staff and family members caring for persons living with dementia, who present with behavioural and psychological symptoms. This App provides summary information relevant to the most commonly presenting behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD): […]

Care4Dementia App (currently unavailable)

This App was developed to provide information and support for carers in their role of caring for persons with behavioural changes that can occur in dementia. Information on what these behaviours look like, why they might be happening and what you can do to help is included for those most commonly reported by carers. Understanding why behavioural changes are occurring can help to manage the behaviour.

Living with Dementia

Airport User Guide

This guide aims to help make air travel as simple and enjoyable as possible - from planning and getting to the airport, through to the departure gate and returning safely home again. It is designed specifically for people living with dementia and their travel companions.

Online Dementia Risk Assessment (hosted by ANU)

The term ‘dementia’ describes a syndrome of more than 100 different diseases affecting the brain. The most common cause (approximately 50–70%) of dementia is Alzheimer's disease. This resources is for anyone who wants to assess their risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease.

A Guide for Family Carers

A Guide for Family Carers is a ‘travel size’ adapted summary of the original DBMAS Behaviour Management Guide to Good Practice. This Guide is for family carers supporting a person with dementia. It includes practical information about how to deal with behaviours and psychological symptoms associated with dementia (BPSD)*

Preparing for a Natural Disaster

Everyone in Australia should prepare for natural disasters. If you are a carer of someone with dementia, you need to think carefully about how best to help them and protect both of you from harm. The Carer Ready Guide can help you think about these issues. You should read the Carer Ready Guide when completing your Red Cross RediPlan.

Environmental Assessment Tool (EAT)

Is your environment dementia friendly? The Environmental Audit Tool helps you assess the quality of residential care environments for people with dementia. It is useful for researchers and professionals.

Environmental Design Kit

This kit is for residential and healthcare managers, planners, architects and designers - to help them create dementia-friendly environments that promote independence and reduce anxiety in people with dementia while assisting carers to do their job.

Focus on the Person Tool for Home Carers

This tool is designed to help you record information about the person you care for that can be quickly and easily provided to the hospital staff to assist them to provide personalised care. It is designed for family and home carers of a person with dementia.

Healthy Ageing Evidence Briefs: Get Moving

This resource is an evidence summary about the health benefits of physical activity for older people and it is designed for older people. The brief contains practical tips on beneficial activity levels, how to say motivated, and key information sources.

Dementia Risk Reduction Guide for GPs

This guide provides information for GPs about modifiable risk and protective factors for dementia. Each section explains the evidence for the association of that factor with dementia risk and provides a practical guide to the resources available to GPs to assist them to work with their patients to address factors of concern. Where possible, hyperlinks […]

LGBTI Fact Sheets

There is a need for greater, targeted support for LGBTI people with dementia from all care contexts, requiring service providers to be better informed in the additional considerations relevant to the management of BPSD in this group.

Looking After Yourself While Looking After Someone With Dementia

As a carer it is important to look after yourself. If you’re not well it is difficult for you to look after someone else. This guide has information about the meaning of wellness and many handy strategies to help you improve your wellness and increase your resilience.

Dementia and Driving – A Decision Aid

The Driving and Dementia Decision Aid Booklet (DDDA) - Australian Version is a booklet which is part of a set of educational resources on dementia and driving and including a video. The booklet also comes in large print format, with versions for Australia and New Zealand.

Dementia-Friendly Home App

The Dementia-Friendly Home app helps carers adapt or design a home for a person living with dementia. Carers are placed in a virtual home that they can explore at their own pace, learning how to make it more suitable for people with dementia.

Residential Respite Care Transitions for Families & Carers

While residential respite care has been identified as an essential support for carers of people with dementia, there has been carer reluctance to use such services. Reported factors include perceptions that the respite experience will be detrimental to the health and behavioural stability of the person with dementia, and that carers experience feelings of increased anxiety and guilt when care is relinquished.

Getting the most out of Respite Care

If you care for somebody with dementia, you need to remember to look after yourself. Sometimes this means taking a break, by getting help from respite services. Getting the most out of respite care has been designed to help you decide if and when you should use these services.

Safe sitting and posture

Seating matters! Good seating and postural care can make an enormous difference to someone who is frail or has trouble moving about independently.

Sexuality And People In Aged Care Facilities: A Guide For Partners And Families

This guide has been written for partners and families to help you understand more about sexuality, what it means and how and why it might still be important for people with dementia.

Transition to Residential Care

The transition to permanent residential care can be the most difficult time in your carer journey. Watch this 6 minute video to hear real advice from carers about how they dealt with both the practical and emotional aspects of transitioning from home-based to permanent residential care.

“Understanding Dementia” MOOC

A MOOC is a Massive Open Online Course. The "Understanding Dementia" MOOC has been developed by Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre at the University of Tasmania. It is a 9 week online course that builds upon the latest in international research on dementia.

Healthy Ageing Evidence Briefs: Vascular Risk Factors

This evidence brief identifies some vascular risk factors that have been linked to cognitive health, such as hypertension, obesity, diabetes and smoking. This resource is for the wider community.

Your Brain Matters

Your Brain Matters is a program that guides you on how to look after your brain health. It is based on scientific evidence that a number of health and lifestyle factors are associated with brain function and the risk of developing dementia.

Care4Dementia App (currently unavailable)

This App was developed to provide information and support for carers in their role of caring for persons with behavioural changes that can occur in dementia. Information on what these behaviours look like, why they might be happening and what you can do to help is included for those most commonly reported by carers. Understanding why behavioural changes are occurring can help to manage the behaviour.

Health Professionals & Researchers

A Guide for Care Workers

This booklet has been written to help you understand why it is important for you to support people with dementia make everyday decisions. There are practical examples in this booklet of how to do this. All people want to be treated in a way that is consistent with their own wishes and preferences. People want to make decisions based on information they have been given and their personal experience where possible. Being involved in decisions and making decisions is part of being a ‘person’. Everyone has the right to be acknowledged and respected as a person.

Online Dementia Risk Assessment (hosted by ANU)

The term ‘dementia’ describes a syndrome of more than 100 different diseases affecting the brain. The most common cause (approximately 50–70%) of dementia is Alzheimer's disease. This resources is for anyone who wants to assess their risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease.

Australian Journal of Dementia Care

The Australian Journal of Dementia Care (AJDC) is for all professional staff working with people with dementia, in hospitals, nursing and residential care homes, day units and the community.

Clinician’s Field Guide to Good Practice (Behaviours & Psychological Symptoms of Dementia)

The Clinician’s Field Guide is a ‘travel size’ hands-on summary of the original and comprehensive document Behaviour Management: A Guide to Good Practice, Managing Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD). This smaller guide for clinicians provides easy access to key messages, BPSD descriptions, potential causes and brief clinical scenarios to guide assessment and management strategies.

Behaviour Management: A Guide to Good Practice (BPSD Guide)

The document Behaviour Management: A Guide to Good Practice, Managing Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) is a comprehensive overview of evidence and practice-based management principles for BPSD*. This resource is designed for clinicians with a role in caring for people with dementia in residential aged care facilities (RACFs), community care and acute care settings. The BPSD Guide provides guidance for clinicians supporting family members and carers as well as RACF and community care staff caring for people with dementia who present with BPSD.

Posters for Remote Aboriginal Communities – Behaviours and Psychological Symptoms associated with Dementia

The BPSD Posters for Remote Aboriginal Communities are a set of posters based on the principles outlined in the document Behaviour Management – A Guide to Good Practice: Managing Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD). The posters were developed in collaboration with the Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service, Northern Territory (DBMAS NT) and other expert clinicians to support a series of BPSD videos developed by DBMAS NT.

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Dementia in Australia (2016)

The guidelines contain 109 recommendation that health and aged care staff should apply in their workplaces while also responding to the needs and preferences of the person with dementia and their carer(s) and family. Of these recommendations, 29 were evidence based recommendations, seven were classified as consensus based recommendations and 73 were practice points. 

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) is a structured group or individual intervention for people with mild to moderate dementia aimed at improving cognition, mood, confidence and social functioning.

Dementia Pathways Tool

Dementia is one of the fastest growing conditions in Australia, with prevalence rates expected to rise steadily over coming years. The primary health care workforce is at the forefront of dementia care, providing essential support across the disease continuum, from early diagnosis to ongoing management. However, it has been recognised that the disease complexity places significant demand on primary health care workers.

Dementia SPEAKE (Service Provider’s Evaluation and Knowledge Exchange)

Dementia SPEAKE (Service Provider’s Evaluation and Knowledge Exchange) program is designed to help service providers develop evaluation skills within their workforce. Currently, written materials are available on the Dementia SPEAKE website. The Dementia SPEAKE program also included face to face workshops, written materials and ongoing support from experienced researchers.

Demystifying dementia- A practical course in the diagnosis and management of dementia

An online Active Learning Module (ALM): Timely Diagnosis of Dementia discusses the assessment and investigation of the patient who presents to a GP with cognitive impairment.

Education for GPs & Pharmacists

By detecting dementia early, we can assist people with dementia – and their carers – to plan ahead and make crucial decisions about the future The Detect Early website provides a wide range of resources and tools to help detect and manage dementia at the early stages.

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

These guidelines have been provided to ensure that people with dementia who live in remote communities are correctly diagnosed and receive the services that they, and their families, require. They are directed at health professionals and aged care coordinators.

Dementia Outcomes Measurement Suite (DOMS)

The Dementia Outcomes Measurement Suite or DOMS is a compendium of validated tools for the assessment of various aspects of dementia by health care professionals. The DOMS project was originally commissioned under the Australian government’s National Dementia Initiative, and was designed to develop a standard suite of instruments that would be promulgated throughout Australia to encourage clinicians to ‘talk the same language’ by using the same instruments as much as possible.

Responsive Behaviour Quick Reference Cards

Dementia Training Australia's (DTA) Quick Reference Cards are designed to help address responsive behaviours. The cards provide an on-the-spot point of reference for health professionals and care staff working with people with dementia.

Environmental Assessment Tool (EAT)

Is your environment dementia friendly? The Environmental Audit Tool helps you assess the quality of residential care environments for people with dementia. It is useful for researchers and professionals.

Environmental Design Kit

This kit is for residential and healthcare managers, planners, architects and designers - to help them create dementia-friendly environments that promote independence and reduce anxiety in people with dementia while assisting carers to do their job.

14 Essentials for good dementia care in General Practice

Life can change considerably for people with dementia and their families. Care needs may vary considerably over the course of dementia and support will be needed from a good general practice. The ‘14 essentials’ is a step-by-step guide that provides practical points for professionals in general practice (e.g. the doctor, practice nurse) to guide management.

E-learning tool for bank staff

Financial abuse is the most common form of elder abuse Capacity Australia, established to promote education regarding capacity and abuse prevention across health, legal and financial sectors, was awarded a grant by the Dementia Collaborative Research Centre to educate the banking sector on financial abuse and dementia. The aim was to develop a knowledge translation tool for bank staff on this issue.

Focus on the Person Tool for Home Carers

This tool is designed to help you record information about the person you care for that can be quickly and easily provided to the hospital staff to assist them to provide personalised care. It is designed for family and home carers of a person with dementia.

GPCOG: General Practitioner assessment of COGnition

The general practitioner assessment of cognition (GPCOG) is a reliable, valid and efficient instrument to screen for dementia specifically in a primary care setting. It takes less than 4 minutes for a GP to administer the patient assessment and 2 minutes to interview family caregiver. This resource is for professionals working in a primary care […]

Dementia Risk Reduction Guide for GPs

This guide provides information for GPs about modifiable risk and protective factors for dementia. Each section explains the evidence for the association of that factor with dementia risk and provides a practical guide to the resources available to GPs to assist them to work with their patients to address factors of concern. Where possible, hyperlinks […]

Hierarchic Dementia Scale-Revised (HDS-R)

The Hierarchic Dementia Scale-Revised (HDS-R) is a comprehensive assessment of cognitive abilities for people with dementia. It measures 20 different cognitive functions rating each one on a hierarchy. It can be used across the entire course of dementia from diagnosis through to end-of-life care.

Humour Therapy

About 400 residents from 36 hostels and nursing homes were randomly assigned to receive the either the SMILE intervention or usual care. For the intervention, ElderClowns visited weekly for 12 weeks, and staff volunteers were trained as LaughterBosses to bring humour to daily care routines.

Lifestyle Engagement Activity Program

Increasingly, people wish to stay at home rather than enter residential aged care. The Lifestyle Engagement Activity Program (LEAP) for Life trains care staff to better engage community aged care clients and provide emotional and social support.

Lewy Body Disease – Education

This series of Help Sheets has been developed to assist your understanding of Lewy body disease and the disorders that arise from it.

LGBTI Fact Sheets

There is a need for greater, targeted support for LGBTI people with dementia from all care contexts, requiring service providers to be better informed in the additional considerations relevant to the management of BPSD in this group.

Webinar: Making better decisions

How to apply economic thinking to evaluate health and social care for people living with dementia.

Recorded Apr 16, 2019

Presented by Tracy Comans
University of Queensland

Running Time: 51:34

Dementia-Friendly Home App

The Dementia-Friendly Home app helps carers adapt or design a home for a person living with dementia. Carers are placed in a virtual home that they can explore at their own pace, learning how to make it more suitable for people with dementia.

Oral health in residential aged care

Within a Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF), once a person loses their ability to maintain their own oral care through illness, frailty or dementia, their day to day oral health needs should be met by the institution looking after their general care.

Webinar: The NEW DCRC – Panel Discussion

A DCRC Panel Discussion
Recorded Nov 26, 2018

Presented by Prof. Kaarin Anstey, Janice Besch, Prof. Elizabeth Beattie and Prof. Henry Brodaty

Running Time: 1:01:04

Person-centred care assessment tool (P-Cat)

Person-centred care is a way of thinking and doing things that places people and their families at the centre of decisions and seeing them as experts, working alongside professionals to get the best outcome. Person-centred care considers sees the people as individuals, rather than focusing on routines and practices for care tasks.

Residential Respite Care Transitions for Families & Carers

While residential respite care has been identified as an essential support for carers of people with dementia, there has been carer reluctance to use such services. Reported factors include perceptions that the respite experience will be detrimental to the health and behavioural stability of the person with dementia, and that carers experience feelings of increased anxiety and guilt when care is relinquished.

Residential Respite Care Transitions for Health Professionals

While residential respite care has been identified as an essential support for carers of people with dementia, as it provides family carers with an opportunity to take a break from the caring role, there has been carer reluctance to use such services. 

DTA’s Responsive Behaviour App

Dementia Training Australia’s (DTA) Responsive Behaviours App is an on-the-spot reference point for health professionals and care staff working with people with dementia. Underpinned by a person-centred approach, this app will help you look up common responsive behaviours, find approaches to help you problem solve, address responsive behaviours and help prevent them. THE APP INCLUDES: […]

Safe sitting and posture

Seating matters! Good seating and postural care can make an enormous difference to someone who is frail or has trouble moving about independently.

Sexuality Assessment Tool [SexAT]

Intimacy and the expression of sexuality are fundamental aspects of a person’s wellbeing that continue to be important as we age.

Webinar: Time Travelling with Technology (TTT) for People with Dementia

Time Travelling with Technology (TTT) for People with Dementia

Recorded 26 April, 2019

Presented by Professor Kate Stevens
Director of MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour & Development at Western Sydney University

Running Time: 54:58

“Understanding Dementia” MOOC

A MOOC is a Massive Open Online Course. The "Understanding Dementia" MOOC has been developed by Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre at the University of Tasmania. It is a 9 week online course that builds upon the latest in international research on dementia.

Webinar: View of Dementia from a Public Health and Population Perspective

Recorded Jun 13, 2019

Presented by Carol Brayne
Director, Cambridge Institute of Public Health

Running Time: 59:02

Webinar: Decision making ability, capacity, and competency

What they are and how to assess them in persons living with dementia.

Recorded Apr 16, 2019

Presented by Jason Karlawish
University of Pennsylvania
Penn Memory Center

Running Time: 51:01

Webinar: Understanding Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia and Antipsychotic Medications

How to understand, prevent, and remedy Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD). This video is a webinar originally recorded for the HALT project as part of an accredited educational activity for GPs.

Recorded June 2016

Presenter: Professor Henry Brodaty

Running Time: 90 minutes

Behaviour and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia Guide for Clinicians App (currently unavailable)

An app developed to provide guidance for clinicians in their role of assisting residential aged care facility staff, community care staff and family members caring for persons living with dementia, who present with behavioural and psychological symptoms. This App provides summary information relevant to the most commonly presenting behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD): […]

Care4Dementia App (currently unavailable)

This App was developed to provide information and support for carers in their role of caring for persons with behavioural changes that can occur in dementia. Information on what these behaviours look like, why they might be happening and what you can do to help is included for those most commonly reported by carers. Understanding why behavioural changes are occurring can help to manage the behaviour.

Webinars

Webinar: Making better decisions

How to apply economic thinking to evaluate health and social care for people living with dementia.

Recorded Apr 16, 2019

Presented by Tracy Comans
University of Queensland

Running Time: 51:34

Webinar: The NEW DCRC – Panel Discussion

A DCRC Panel Discussion
Recorded Nov 26, 2018

Presented by Prof. Kaarin Anstey, Janice Besch, Prof. Elizabeth Beattie and Prof. Henry Brodaty

Running Time: 1:01:04

Webinar: Time Travelling with Technology (TTT) for People with Dementia

Time Travelling with Technology (TTT) for People with Dementia

Recorded 26 April, 2019

Presented by Professor Kate Stevens
Director of MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour & Development at Western Sydney University

Running Time: 54:58

Webinar: View of Dementia from a Public Health and Population Perspective

Recorded Jun 13, 2019

Presented by Carol Brayne
Director, Cambridge Institute of Public Health

Running Time: 59:02

Webinar: Citizen Science and Step Up for Dementia Research

Recorded 27 August 2019

Presented by Yun-Hee Jeon, RN, PhD
Sydney Nursing School

Running Time: 51:17

Webinar: Decision making ability, capacity, and competency

What they are and how to assess them in persons living with dementia.

Recorded Apr 16, 2019

Presented by Jason Karlawish
University of Pennsylvania
Penn Memory Center

Running Time: 51:01

Webinar: Understanding Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia and Antipsychotic Medications

How to understand, prevent, and remedy Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD). This video is a webinar originally recorded for the HALT project as part of an accredited educational activity for GPs.

Recorded June 2016

Presenter: Professor Henry Brodaty

Running Time: 90 minutes

Home Carers

A Guide for Care Workers

This booklet has been written to help you understand why it is important for you to support people with dementia make everyday decisions. There are practical examples in this booklet of how to do this. All people want to be treated in a way that is consistent with their own wishes and preferences. People want to make decisions based on information they have been given and their personal experience where possible. Being involved in decisions and making decisions is part of being a ‘person’. Everyone has the right to be acknowledged and respected as a person.

Focus on the Person Tool for Home Carers

This tool is designed to help you record information about the person you care for that can be quickly and easily provided to the hospital staff to assist them to provide personalised care. It is designed for family and home carers of a person with dementia.

Looking After Yourself While Looking After Someone With Dementia

As a carer it is important to look after yourself. If you’re not well it is difficult for you to look after someone else. This guide has information about the meaning of wellness and many handy strategies to help you improve your wellness and increase your resilience.

Getting the most out of Respite Care

If you care for somebody with dementia, you need to remember to look after yourself. Sometimes this means taking a break, by getting help from respite services. Getting the most out of respite care has been designed to help you decide if and when you should use these services.

Sexuality And People In Aged Care Facilities: A Guide For Partners And Families

This guide has been written for partners and families to help you understand more about sexuality, what it means and how and why it might still be important for people with dementia.

Transition to Residential Care

The transition to permanent residential care can be the most difficult time in your carer journey. Watch this 6 minute video to hear real advice from carers about how they dealt with both the practical and emotional aspects of transitioning from home-based to permanent residential care.

LGBTI

LGBTI Fact Sheets

There is a need for greater, targeted support for LGBTI people with dementia from all care contexts, requiring service providers to be better informed in the additional considerations relevant to the management of BPSD in this group.

BPSD Consumer

A Guide for Family Carers

A Guide for Family Carers is a ‘travel size’ adapted summary of the original DBMAS Behaviour Management Guide to Good Practice. This Guide is for family carers supporting a person with dementia. It includes practical information about how to deal with behaviours and psychological symptoms associated with dementia (BPSD)*

LGBTI Fact Sheets

There is a need for greater, targeted support for LGBTI people with dementia from all care contexts, requiring service providers to be better informed in the additional considerations relevant to the management of BPSD in this group.

Webinar: Understanding Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia and Antipsychotic Medications

How to understand, prevent, and remedy Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD). This video is a webinar originally recorded for the HALT project as part of an accredited educational activity for GPs.

Recorded June 2016

Presenter: Professor Henry Brodaty

Running Time: 90 minutes

Care4Dementia App (currently unavailable)

This App was developed to provide information and support for carers in their role of caring for persons with behavioural changes that can occur in dementia. Information on what these behaviours look like, why they might be happening and what you can do to help is included for those most commonly reported by carers. Understanding why behavioural changes are occurring can help to manage the behaviour.