News & events

April 05, 2018
Nominations are now open for the Cultural Diversity in Ageing Excellence Awards 2018. These awards recognise and showcase initiatives that promote excellence in the provision of culturally inclusive aged care services across Australia. The awards aim to: Encourage and promote quality leadership in the development of culturally inclusive approaches to service provision. Showcase innovative ideas...
April 05, 2018
The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing is pleased to open registrations for the Cultural Diversity in Ageing Conference 2018. The Cultural Diversity in Ageing Conference 2018 will be held on Friday 15 June at the iconic Arts Centre Melbourne. This year’s theme, Setting Standards, showcases the latest range of initiatives that support inclusive practice initiatives in the aged care sector....
March 18, 2018
National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) will be working with Aged Care Assessment Teams to trial videoconferencing technology with interpreters for aged care assessments. The interpreter will be in a different location to the assessment worker, older person and family. This project will contribute to the health and wellbeing of older Australians from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse...
March 21, 2018
The Cultural Diversity in Ageing Conference 2018 will be held on Friday 15 June at the iconic Arts Centre Melbourne. This year’s theme, Setting Standards, showcases the latest range of initiatives that support inclusive practice in the aged care sector. The Conference provides a platform for aged care service managers and leaders to explore how they can work towards implementing organisation...
January 31, 2018
The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing is proud to announce the release of a new study ‘Ageing in Australia: country of birth and language preferences of residents in aged care facilities’. The study provides an overview of utilisation rates among people born in non-English-speaking countries and/or who have a preferred language other than English. The results demonstrate a substantial...