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1 The use of antipsychotic medication for people with dementia: Time for action report (October 2009), by Professor Sube Banerjee, from Blue Care, received 17 July 2013
2 An economic evaluation of alternatives to antipsychotic drugs for individuals living with dementia report (October 2011), by Matrix Evidence, from Blue Care, received 17 July 2013
3 United Nations Principles for Older Persons, tabled by ACT Disability Aged Care and Advocacy Service, at Canberra public hearing 17 July 2013
4 Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Patients With Dementia: Managing Safety Concerns journal article, by Martin Steinberg and Constantine Lyketsos, from Blue Care, received 18 July 2013
5 Decision-making tool: Supporting a restraint free environment in Residential aged care, by Department of Health and Ageing, from ACT Disability Aged Care and Advocacy Service, received 18 July 2013
6 Decision-making tool: Supporting a restraint free environment in Community aged care, by Department of Health and Ageing, from Department of Health and Ageing, received 9 August 2013
7 Caring for carers research summary, tabled by Brotherhood of St. Laurence, at Melbourne public hearing 16 December 2013
8 Preliminary evaluation of the Short Break Stay Program research summary, tabled by Brotherhood of St. Laurence, at Melbourne public hearing 16 December 2013
9 Putdowns and uplifts: signs of good or poor dementia care article, tabled by Dementia Care Australia, at Melbourne public hearing 16 December 2013
10 Discover the person, not the disease article, tabled by Dementia Care Australia, at Melbourne public hearing 16 December 2013
11 Statement by Sandy Crowe from Southern Cross Care WA, from Dementia Care Australia, received 19 December 2013
12 Spark of Life brochure, from Dementia Care Australia, received 20 December 2013
13 Journal of Clinical Nursing article: Hospital discharge planning for frail and older people and their family, from Rural Northwest Health, received 19 December 2013
14 SAGE article: How family carers view hospital discharge planning for the older person with a dementia, from Rural Northwest Health, received 19 December 2013
15 Alzheimer's Australia research final report, from Rural Northwest Health, received 19 December 2013
16 Australian Health Review article: Hospital discharge: recommendations for performance improvement for family carers of people with dementia, from Rural Northwest Health, received 19 December 2013
17 Submission by ACON to NSW Health on the Draft NSW Dementia Services Framework 2010-2015 (August 2010), from National LGBTI Health Alliance, received 13 February 2014
18 Document by Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria, Matrix Guild of Victoria and Vintage Men Inc.: My Story – My People, Stories about older gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people’s experiences of aged care, Extracts from the My People study (November 2012), from National LGBTI Health Alliance, received 13 February 2014
19 Paper by Alzheimer’s Australia: Dementia, Lesbians and Gay Men (October 2008), from National LGBTI Health Alliance, received 13 February 2014
20 Inclusive Language Guide, from National LGBTI Health Alliance, received 13 February 2014
21 Letter regarding access to assessment and support for people with younger onset dementia, from Alzheimer's Australia, received 26 February 2014

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About this inquiry

The care and management of younger and older Australians living with dementia and behavioural and psychiatric symptoms of dementia (BPSD), including:

  1. the scope and adequacy of the different models of community;
  2. resourcing of those models of care; and
  3. the scope for improving the provision of care and management of Australians living with dementia and BPSD.

Past Public Hearings

10 Jul 2013: Hobart, TAS
17 Jul 2013: Canberra, ACT
16 Dec 2013: Melbourne, VIC

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