Report

Care and management of younger and older Australians living with dementia and behavioural and psychiatric symptoms of dementia (BPSD)

26 March 2014

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
ISBN 978-1-74229-944-0

View the report as a single document - (PDF 688KB)


View the report as separate downloadable parts:

MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 25KB)
ABBREVIATIONS (PDF 17KB)
LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 40KB)
Chapter 1 (PDF 46KB)
Chapter 2 - What is Dementia? (PDF 98KB)

Dementia in Australia

Chapter 3 - Community care (PDF 170KB)

Supports to keep people with dementia in the community
Adequacy of community care
Respite care for people with dementia
Conclusion

Chapter 4 - Meeting the needs of Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia in residential care (PDF 135KB)

Accreditation standards
Funding
Leaders in dementia-appropriate facilities and care
Specialised dementia facilities?
Committee view: best practice care

Chapter 5 - The dementia care workforce (PDF 88KB)

Retaining skilled workers

Chapter 6 - The use of restraints in dementia care (PDF 112KB)

The rights of patients and considerations in using restraints
Chemical Restraints
Physical restraints
Guidelines for the use of restraints
Are restraints necessary?
Committee view

Chapter 7 - Younger Onset Dementia (PDF 84KB)

Interaction between Acute-, Disability-, and Aged-care
Caring for people with younger onset dementia
Improving care for people with younger onset dementia
Committee view

Concluding comments (PDF 26KB)
APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received by the Committee (PDF 30KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public hearings (PDF 17KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3515
Fax: +61 2 6277 5829
community.affairs.sen@aph.gov.au

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