Resources

Explore the resources below for health professionals interested in cognitive oriented interventions.

Clinical Guidelines

Clinical guidelines that cover dementia assessment, cognitive changes in older adults, and recommendations for non-pharmalogical interventions.

NIH Clinical Practice Guidelines for Management of Dementia
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The NIH guidelines offer suggestions for how to differentiate symptoms of dementia from other conditions, assessment of cognitive changes and management of dementia symptoms.

APA Guidelines for the Evaluation of Dementia and Age-Related Cognitive Change
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APA guidelines to help inform professionals engaging in assessment of cognitive change and dementia.

NICE Dementia: Assessment, Management and Support for People Living with Dementia and their Carers
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Recommendations for the assessment and support for people living with dementia, including recommendations for interventions to promote cognition.

ADNeT Memory and Cognition Clinic Guidelines
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Guidelines developed to provide recommendations for health professional involved in the care and assessment of people with cognitive decline.

Alzheimerโ€™s Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations
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Outlines recommendations to implement person-centred quality care for health professionals providing care for people living with dementia.

Action Plans and Information Summaries

Explore action plans and further information on ageing related cognitive changes and dementia.

Dementia Australia
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Dementia Australia is a leading resource for information, support, and services for people in Australia living with dementia and people involved in caring for people with dementia.

NIH National Institute on Aging
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The National Institute on Aging has a range of information on topics related to aging, clinical trials and services.

Alzheimer’s Association US
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The Alzheimer’s Association has a range of resources and information for people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and carers. The Alzheimer’s Association also funds and supports dementia research.

WHO Optimising Brain Health Across the Life-course
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A WHO paper providing a conceptual framework of understanding the importance of brain health and the role determinants of brain health. The paper provides suggestions on how to address determinants of brain health.

Alzheimer’s Society
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Alzheimer’s Society provides resources, training and information for health professionals based in the UK.

Training Courses and Resources for Clinicians

Explore the cognitive intervention resources for clinicians and links to training courses for health professionals interested in dementia care and cognitive training interventions.

ADNeT Memory Clinic or Cognition Decline Assessment Service Finder
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The ADNeT Service Finder is a useful interactive map to search for memory clinics in Australia. The list is not a comprehensive list of all services in Australia and is being updated regularly.

Dementia Training Australia
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Dementia Training Australia provides training course and resources to health and social workers engaging in care for people living with dementia.

Dementia Australia BrainTrack App
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The BrainTrack App can be used to monitor changes in cognition over time. Through repeatedly playing brain games designed to measure thinking and memory abilities, people can receive data. The data can then be shared with GP’s.

My Life My Goals Workbook
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The My Life My Goals Workbook is a self-help guide for people in the early stages of dementia. The workbook uses cognitive rehabilitation strategies to help people living with dementia to set and fulfil goals that are meaningful to them.

Dementia Support Australia
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Dementia Support Australia works with healthcare professionals and providers to support access to different care options and resource for people living with dementia.

Learn

What is brain training? Why is it useful? Learn about Cognitive Oriented Interventions.

Citizen Briefings

Want to stay up to date with the recent evidence? Read and download our brief summaries of cognitive intervention research.