Useful links

The following links and resources can be located throughout the Dementia Pathway Tool.

Awareness & recognition of significant symptoms

Advance care planning: have the conversation
Published
30-01-2015
2.6mb
Alzheimer's Australia Risk Reduction website
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ATSI Help sheet - Diagnosing dementia
Published
05-12-2014
268.6kb
ATSI Help sheet - Memory Changes
Published
05-12-2014
281kb
Dementia learning resource: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
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Dementia Training Study Centre: e-learning modules
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Living alone with dementia - Research to practice guide
Published
05-12-2014
948.1kb
Memory Support Guide – Central Highlands Region, Victoria PDF
Published
08-08-2018
1.1mb
Memory Support Guide – Grampians Pyrenees Region, Victoria
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Memory Support Guide – Wimmera Region, Victoria PDF
Published
05-12-2014
1mb
Perceptions of dementia in ethnic communities
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Respecting Patient Choices Advance Care Planning e-learning course
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Taking Control of YOUR Health Journey
Published
29-01-2015
970.8kb
Worried about your memory booklet (with checklist)
Published
05-12-2014
1.1mb
Worried about your memory brochure (with checklist)
Published
05-12-2014
597.9kb

Diagnosis

Austroads Assessing Fitness to Drive guidelines
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Carer Burden Scale
Published
05-12-2014
54.8kb
CHANGED CONDITIONS AHEAD: Dementia and Driving Guide for Families and Carers
Published
05-12-2014
1.7mb
Circle for Clock Drawing Test
Published
05-12-2014
193.1kb
Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre - Clinical practice guidelines
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Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) Diagnostic Algorithm
Published
05-12-2014
34kb
General Practitioner Assessment of Cognition (GPCOG)
Published
05-12-2014
18.3kb
Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) Short Form
Published
05-12-2014
28kb
Informant Questionnaire (IQCODE)
Published
05-12-2014
78.2kb
Lawton Instrument of Activities of Daily Living (IADL) Scale
Published
05-12-2014
22.7kb
Medical practitioners free interpreting registration form
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Mind Matters Brochure nov 2014
Published
20-01-2015
128.7kb
Mind Matters GP Referral
Published
20-01-2015
204.7kb
No Time Like the Present - The importance of a timely dementia diagnosis
Published
05-12-2014
1.1mb
Occupational Therapy Driver Assessments
Published
20-01-2015
749.4kb
Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale (RUDAS)
Published
05-12-2014
23.6kb
SMMSE Part 4 - How to use the Mini Mental State Examination
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Standardised Mini-Mental State Examination (SMMSE) Tool and Guide

The Standardised Mini-Mental State Examination (SMMSE) tool and guidelines are provided for use in Australia by IHPA under a licence agreement with the copyright owner, Dr D. William Molloy.

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Translating and Interpreter services (TIS)
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Vicroads Dementia and Driving guidelines
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VicRoads website: Dementia and Driving
Published
20-01-2015
85.7kb

Advanced Care Planning & Powers of Attorney

Application to Appoint Administrator or Guardianship (VCAT) Form
Published
05-12-2014
678.4kb
Enduring Power of Attorney Financial Form with instructions
Published
05-12-2014
105.6kb
Enduring Power of Attorney Medical Treatment Form with instructions
Published
05-12-2014
68.2kb
Enduring Power of Guardianship Form with instructions
Published
05-12-2014
89.1kb
General Power of Attorney form with instructions
Published
16-01-2015
65.1kb
Respecting Patient Choices Information Booklet
Published
05-12-2014
755.8kb
Take Control Kit
Published
05-12-2014
769.1kb

Ongoing management and care

Brodaty seven-tiered model
Weblink40.3kb
Changed Behaviours tip sheet
Published
05-12-2014
218.4kb
Decision Making Capacity - Who Decides? Tip sheet
Published
05-12-2014
144.1kb
Employment Tip sheet
Published
05-12-2014
175.2kb
The Active Service Model
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Younger Onset Dementia: A New Horizon report
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Younger Onset Dementia: A Practical guide
Published
05-12-2014
400.7kb

Palliative and end-of-life care

Abbey Pain Scale
Published
05-12-2014
227.3kb
Dr's Bag Palliative Care Information Booklet
Published
05-12-2014
2.8mb
Grampians Regional Palliative Care Referral Form
Published
05-12-2014
64kb
Pain Assessment Tool (preferred)
Published
05-12-2014
106.5kb
Palliative Care online training resource
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Family support

Alzheimer's Australia Vic Service Provider Referral form
Published
05-12-2014
288kb
CHANGED CONDITIONS AHEAD: Dementia and Driving Guide for Families and Carers
Published
05-12-2014
1.7mb