Multilingual health and aged care information

Multilingual health and aged care information for consumers

Scroll down to find multilingual information about health and aged care. The resources can be downloaded by following the links provided.

You can find information under the following topics:

 

Aged Care Services

 

Myagedcare  (Australian Government Department of Health)

 

Aged Care Complaints Commissioner  (Australian Government Department of Health)

Languages available: Arabic, Armenian, Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Latvian, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Australian Charter of Health Care Rights in Victoria (Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria)

Languages available: Arabic, Bosnian, Burmese, Chinese, Croatian, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Khmer, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Russian, Samoan, Serbian, Sinhalese, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Vietnamese
 

Carers Services  (Carers Australia Victoria)

Languages available: Albanian, Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, Croatian, Dari, German, Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Vietnamese

Letter and Poster Collection  (Australian Aged Care Quality Agency)

Languages available: Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Korean, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Tagalog (Filipino), Turkish, Vietnamese

Information on Discrimination  (Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission)

Languages available: Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian, Burmese, Chin, Chinese, Dari, Dinka, Farsi, Hindi, Indonesian, Karen, Khmer, Korean, Kurdish, Macedonian, Nuer, Persian, Russian, Somali, Sudanese Arabic, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Tigrigna, Turkish, Vietnamese

My Health Record  (Australian Digital Health Agency)

Languages available: ATSI languages, Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Macedonian, Persian (Farsi), Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Health and Wellbeing

Advance Care Planning  (Advance Care Planning Australia)

Arabic, Cantonese, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Macedonian, Mandarin, Polish, Serbian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

Arthritis (Arthritis Australia)

Languages available: Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Greek, Italian, Korean, Macedonian, Persian, Spanish, Vietnamese.

Hearing Loss  (Australian Hearing)

Languages available: Arabic, Greek, Italian, Simplified Chinese, Vietnamese.

 

Bladder and Bowel Health  (Australian Government Department of Health)

Languages available: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Dinka, Dutch, English, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Karen, Korean, Macedonian, Maltese, Persian, Polish, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese.

 

Breast Cancer Resources  (Breast Cancer Network Australia)

Languages available: Arabic, English, Greek, Italian, Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese.

 

Bowel Cancer Screening Program  (Australian Government Department of Health)

Languages available: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Dutch, Filipino, German, Greek, Italian, Khmer, Korean, Macedonian, Maltese, Maltese, Nepalese, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese.

 

Cancer Council Victoria  

Languages available: Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, Filipino or Tagalog, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Karen, Khmer, Macedonian, Malay, Malta, Maltese, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Somali, Spanish, Sudanese Arabic, Tamil, Tigrinya, Turkish, Vietnamese.

 

Continence Foundation of Australia  

Languages available: Arabic, Burmese, Cantonese, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, Dutch, Filipino, Deutsch German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian,  Indonesia, Italian, Japanese, Karen, Korean, Macedonian, Maltese, Mandarin, Persian, Polish, Serbian, Somali, Spanish,  Tamil, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese.

 

Dementia (Dementia Australia)

Languages available:  Many resources in multiple languages

 

Dementia and Memory Loss  (Dementia Australia)

Languages available: Arabic, Armenian, Assyrian, Bengali, Cantonese, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hazeragi, Hindi, Hungarian,  Indonesian,  Italian Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Maltese, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil,  Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese.

 

Dementia Prevention - Your Brain Matters Help sheet  (Your Brain Matters)

Languages available: Arabic, Assyrian, Chinese, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

 

Diabetes – Multicultural Diabetes Portal  (National Diabetes Services Scheme)

Languages available: Arabic, Bengali, Burmese, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified), Farsi, French, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Kirundi, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Punjabi, Korean, Samoan, Spanish, Tongan, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese.

 

Diabetes Talking Books  (Bolton Clarke)

Languages available: Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Vietnamese.

 

Elder Abuse Online Tool Kit  (Seniors Rights Victoria)

Languages available: Bosnian, Chinese, Filipino, Greek, Hindi, Punjabi, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Tamil, Turkish, Vietnamese.

 

Elder Abuse Prevention (Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria)

Languages available: Croatian, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese separately), Chinese (Cantonese with Mandarin subtitles), English, Greek, Serbian, Tagalog (Filipino), Turkish, Polish, Macedonian, Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Russian, Vietnamese.

 

Gambler's help (Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation)

Arabic, Chinese Traditional, Chinese Simplified, Vietnamese, Spanish, Turkish, Greek, Italian.

 

Health Ageing-Strength-based training tip sheets (Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria)

Languages available: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Greek, German, Italian, Polish, Vietnamese.

 

Heart Health  (Heart Foundation)

Languages available: Arabic, Cantonese, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, English, German, Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Maltese, Mandarin, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Medicine Management: Webster-pak Multilingual  (Webstercare)

Languages available - Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Dutch, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Serbian, Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

 

Organ and Tissue Donation  (Australian Government Organ and Tissue Authority)

Languages available: Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Croatian, Dari, Dinka, French, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian (Bahasa), Italian, Japanese, Korean, Macedonian, Persian/Farsi, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, and Vietnamese.

 

Palliative Care  (Palliative Care Victoria)

Languages available: Arabic, Hebrew, Yiddish, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Croatian, Dutch, Greek, Italian, Serbian, Russian, Hindi, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Palliative Care Videos (CareSearch)

Languages available: Arabic, Cantonese, Italian, Greek, Mandarin

 

Parkinson's Disease  (Parkinson's Victoria)

Languages available: Arabic, Chinese (traditional), Croatian, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Macedonian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Talking with your Doctor  (Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria)

Languages available: Arabic, Greek, Mandarin, Vietnamese

 

Quit Australia  (Australian Government Department of Health)

Languages available: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Greek, Italian, Korean, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Mental Health

Mental Health Multilingual Resources  (NSW Transcultural Mental Health Centre)

Languages available: Albanian, Arabic, Assyrian, Bosnian, Chinese, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, English, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Kurdish, Lao, Macedonian, Maltese, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Samoan, Serbian, Sinhalese, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Tetum, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

National Mental Health Strategy Resources  (Mental Health in Multicultural Australia - MHiMA)

Languages available: Amharic, Arabic, Assyrian, Simplified Chinese, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, English, Farsi, Greek, Italian, Khmer, Korean, Krio, Macedonian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swahili, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Financial Issues

Financial Abuse Fact Sheets  (Seniors Online Victoria)

Languages available: Arabic, Assyrian, Bosnian, Croatian, Filipino, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Macedonian, Maltese, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Financial Support  (Australian Government Department of Human Services)

Languages available: 67 languages

 

Safety

Fire danger / safety information  (Country Fire Authority - CFA)

Languages available: Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, Chin, Croatian, Dari, Fijian, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Karen, Khmer, Korean, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Persian, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Somali, Spanish, Tongan, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Home Fire safety booklet  (Melbourne Fire Brigade (MFB)

Languages available: Arabic, Croatian, Dinka, English, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Somali, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Urdu

 

Heatwave Information (Staying Healthy in the Heat)  (State Government of Victoria, Department of Health)

Languages available: Amharic, Arabic, Assyrian, Burmese, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified). Croatian, Dari, Dinka, Dutch, Farsi (Persian), Greek, Gujarati, Hazaragi, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Karen, Khmer, Korean, Kurdish, Macedonian, Maltese, Nuer, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

 

Directories and Search Engines

CareSearch - Palliative Care Knowledge Network

Palliative Care Resources in multiple community languages

 

Cancer Directory Website

Cancer Directory Website provides comprehensive online directory of cancer care publications and resources.

Over 500 are translated by accredited NAATI organisations into 56 languages

 

Health Direct Australia

Search for translated health information

 

Multicultural Health Communication

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service 

Search for translated health information

 

Health Translations Directory (Victorian Government) 

Victorian Department of Health and Human Services

Search for translated health information

 

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Please note: The resources available on the National Resources Search have been developed by the Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing as well as other organisations funded by the Department of Social Services under the Community Partners Program (CPP) and Partners in Culturally Appropriate Care (PICAC) initiative.

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