Browse resources created and collated by ARIIA as a trusted, evidence-based guide to supporting innovation across the aged care sector.
DREAMT: Using telehealth to support Indigenous people with dementia
These two videos about telehealth are an educational resource for health professionals and people with dementia and their families.
Cup of tea
Cup of tea is a short animated video that tells the story of an elderly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carer Betty and her husband Brett, who requires daily aged care. Betty also cares for her grandchildren and finds she is not coping with all the daily caring responsibilities (available in English, Yolngu Matha and Anindilyakwa).
Abridged guidelines for diagnosis and care of Aboriginal People with dementia in remote communities
These guidelines have been provided to ensure that people with dementia who live in remote communities are correctly diagnosed and receive the services that they, and their families, require.
Best-practice guide to cognitive impairment and dementia care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people attending primary care
This is a guide to support best practice in primary health care settings for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in relation to cognitive impairment and dementia.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communication cards
Illustrated cue cards to assist carers/care staff to understand the care needs of a person and create opportunities to build trust and security while reducing anxiety.
Supporting an Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander with dementia move into aged care
This helpsheet provides tips and practical information to help you support an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person with dementia feel more settled in their new care environment.
Much assistive technology is aimed at supporting people with dementia and their carers at home. This webpage provides information about the types of technology available, and tips about choosing technology that works for you.
Your guide to short term restorative care
This booklet explains how older people can receive support through the Short-Term Restorative Care Program (STRC).
Transition care for older people leaving hospital
This report provides information about the transition care program, the providers, the characteristics of the recipients and the outcomes of change.
Supporting independence and function in people living with dementia (Sector handbook)
This sector handbook presents the information in the technical guide (above) in an accessible and summarized manner with a focus on the practical delivery of reablement programs.