For health professionals

Please visit the Centre for Dementia Learning for courses, training and information suitable for health and care professionals.

Dementia Australia’s Centre for Dementia Learning builds on 30 years of experience as a leading provider of dementia education in Australia. Informed by current research and contemporary practice, our comprehensive suite of education programs incorporate both accredited and non-accredited courses delivered face-to-face across Australia, as well as online.

Our programs provide the foundation for providing consistent and current dementia practice. The knowledge and skills delivered will enhance and broaden your knowledge as well as skills in dementia care and support. Our facilitators and consultants offer specialist knowledge and first-hand industry experience. They will work with you to determine your unique requirements and deliver programs and services to best meet the needs of your staff and organisation.

Visit the Centre for Dementia Learning to explore courses and products available for Health Professionals throughout Australia

If you have any questions or enquiries about any of our courses and training sessions, call 1300 DEMENTIA (1300 336 368) or email [email protected]

Some useful tools to help with diagnosis of dementia include the following:

GPCOG - The General Practitioner assessment of Cognition (GPCOG) is a screening tool for cognitive impairment. It has been designed for general practitioners, primary care physicians, and family doctors.

DOMS - The Dementia Outcomes Measurement Suite or DOMS is a compendium of validated tools for the assessment of various aspects of dementia by health care professionals.