37 minutes | Dec 13th 2018

How Small Actions Can Make a BIG Difference in Dementia Care

Dementia Australia has been highlighting the small actions people can take to create a big difference for people living with dementia, their families and carers. Today we're joined by Dr David Sykes from Dementia Australia. In this episode we cover the small actions an organisation can do to create a big difference in areas of care related to the CAUSEd model: - Communication - Activity - Unwell/unmet needs - Story - Environment, and - dementia We also cover opportunities for improvement that lie in the areas of: - New building design - The Montessori Method, and - Bus stops! Dr Sykes represents Dementia Australia on the Dementia Training Australia Executive, recently chaired the organising committee for the highly successful National Dementia Conference, and was on the judging panel for the Better Practice Awards in 2017. This episode of The Aged Care Executive Podcast is proudly brought to you by W&L Mobile Healthcare Services, delivering mobile allied health and dental services to imporve the quality of life of all Australians Find us at http://agedcareexecutive.com.au/, https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-aged-care-executive-podcast/ and on Facebook Relax by Simon More https://soundcloud.com/user73416670 CC BY 3.0 Music provided by Music for Creators https//youtu.be/yoKFVEmPHmw