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Guidelines for diagnosis and care of Aboriginal people with dementia in remote communities (2012)

Author

Dementia Collaborative Research Centre Assessment and Better Care

City

Sydney

Type

Report

Institution

Dementia Collaborative Research Centres

 

Description

These guidelines have been developed for health professionals and aged care staff who work with Indigenous people with dementia in remote settings. Information is provided on how to provide appropriate care and support to Indigenous people with dementia and their families. The recommendations cover the following areas:

Stakeholders in dementia care in central Australia provided guidance on the contents of the guidelines. The guidelines should be read in conjunction with the 2008 Clinical practice guidelines and care pathways for people with dementia living in the community.

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Contact details

Dementia Collaborative Research Centre-Assessment and Better Care
School of Psychiatry
Faculty of Medicine
AGSM Building
The University of New South Wales
Sydney NSW 2052
Ph: (02) 9385 2585
Fax: (02) 9385 2200
Email: dementiacrc@unsw.edu.au

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Last updated: 11 February 2013
 
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