This article discusses a survey exploring the relationships between staff attitudes towards dementia, self-confidence in caring for people with dementia, and dementia education and training in Queensland during 2012. The results reflect the importance of self-confidence and dementia education in promoting positive attitude, positive culture and quality care for people with dementia.
Travers, CM. Beattie, E. [and] Martin-Khan, M. [et al] (2013). A survey of the Queensland healthcare workforce: attitudes towards dementia care and training. BMC Geriatrics, September 30th 2013, Vol.13(1), 101. [Epub ahead of print], M. (Click here to view the PubMed abstract).