The consortium members based in NSW, WA, Victoria, Queensland and Tasmania will deliver training for the whole range of health and aged care personnel, from personal care assistants in the community and residential care to medical specialists in hospitals. Accredited vocational training will be delivered via Alzheimer’s Australia’s nationwide network.

This unique collaboration and Australia-wide coverage ensures the next generation of dementia training is based on the most up to date evidence and is delivered in the most readily accessible ways to aged and health personnel right across Australia.

Funding body

Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA)

Scheme name

Dementia Training Program

Years funded

2016 – 2020

Lead institution

University of Wollongong

Partner institutions

University of Tasmania; University of Western Australia; Queensland University Of Technology; Telstra; Alzheimer’s Australia Inc

Project leaders