Project Acknowledgements

A consortium of academics, health professionals, consumers, aged care facilities and volunteers collaborated to develop these resources.

Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care, La Trobe University

  • Dr Michael Bauer
  • Professor Rhonda Nay
  • Dr Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh
  • Dr Laura Tarzia

Research Centre for Clinical & Community Practice Innovation (RCCCP), Griffith University

  • Professor Wendy Moyle
  • Dr Cindy Jones

Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre, University of Tasmania

  • Professor Andrew Robinson
  • Dr Sharon Andrews
  • Dr Peter Lucas

Dementia Australia

  • Dr Chris Hatherly

Project Reference Group

  • Marie Alford
  • Rosanne Fleming
  • Jenny Foley
  • Angela Holzberger
  • Dr Edward Striven
  • Dr Chris Thompson
  • Elaine Todd
  • Anne Turner
  • Judy Wheaton
  • Ann Wunsch

Alzheimer’s Victoria

  • Denise Wissmann
  • Judith Allen

Alzheimer’s Queensland

Alzheimer’s Tasmania

Participating aged care facilities and their staff in Victoria, Queensland and Tasmania

 


RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
Animations
Staff Family Communication

  • Son – Bob Knowles
  • Staff Member – Cate Wolswinkel
  • Facility Manager – Cate Wolswinkel
  • Producer – Christie Widiarto (Animo Creative Studios)

Family Conflict

  • Lorna (Daughter) – Mary Caruana
  • Margaret (Daughter) – Janette Collier
  • Staff Member – Leila Themor
  • Facility Manager – Rebecca Brown
  • Resident Advocate – Michael TaylorProducer – Rene Pfitzner (Rene Pfitzner Animation)

Sexuality

  • Daughter – Cate Wolswinkel
  • Facility Manager – Amanda Levy
  • Staff Member 1 (outside resident’s room) – Cate Wolswinkel
  • Staff Member 2 (at meeting) – Cate Wolswinkel
  • Staff Member 3 (at meeting) – Cate Wolswinkel
  • Staff Member 4 (at meeting) – Christian Lopez Herazo
  • Producer – Leigh Ryan (River Studios)

Questions about Dementia
The importance of an accurate diagnosis

  • Daughter – Frances Hutson
  • Staff Member – Maurice Mammoliti

Changes that come with dementia

  • Daughters – Sylvia Tarraran, Pam Anstee
  • Staff Members – Ann Truong, Maurice Mammoliti

How to communicate with a person who has dementia

  • Daughters – Frances Hutson, Pam Anstee
  • Staff Member – Maurice Mammoliti

The meaning of changed behaviours

  • Daughter – Sylvia Tarraran
  • Wife – Ellen Green
  • Granddaughter – Joanne Burch
  • Son – Bernard Silva, Rod Fanner
  • Husband – Maxwell Williams
  • Staff Members – Ann Truong, Marlene Magee

Staff-Family Relationships in Residential Aged Care

  • Production – La Trobe Learning & Teaching

Understanding Families

  • Production – La Trobe Learning & Teaching

Questions about Dementia

  • Production – La Trobe Learning & Teaching

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