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February 11, 2021

Check out the online diversity and inclusion training resources available on the Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing website.

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February 11, 2021
Learn more about the Inclusive Service Standards by completing the online training modules. They provide an introduction to each Standard and ideas on how you can implement inclusive practices within your own organisation. The modules are also available for uploading onto your own Learning Management System. Find out more
October 27, 2020
The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing is hosting a series of webinars on its new Inclusive Service Standards Portal. The portal provides an easy means by which aged care services can track their progress against the Inclusive Service Standards, and access tools and resources designed to assist them in implementing and monitoring inclusive service strategies and practices. The portal is...
October 20, 2020
We have developed a Consumer Feedback Form in 12 key community languages. The form can be downloaded for free and used by aged care providers to give an easy and accessible way for consumers, family members, representatives and others to provide feedback to the service. Read more
October 20, 2020

We have developed a new practice guide for those aged care services interested in ensuring that their feedback mechanisms are culturally inclusive.

 

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July 29, 2020
The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing is pleased to launch 4 new online training modules on inclusive service provision. These short modules are free to download and provide an overview of the Inclusive Service Standards together with ideas on how these can be adopted by aged care services. Access training modules
July 29, 2020
It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointm​ent of Lisa Tribuzio as the new Manager, Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing. Lisa brings 20 years' experience working in a range of sectors having held roles including Assistant Director for Inclusion strategies for the National Disability Insurance Agency and Diversity Advisor for the Hume Whittlesea Primary Care Partnership...
July 29, 2020
The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services has launched a series of translated videos on the new rules regarding the use of masks in Victoria. The videos have been produced in 15 languages. Access videos
July 29, 2020
The new Older Persons COVID-19 Support Line provides information, support and connection older Australians and their families, friends and carers. Callers can ask to be connected to TIS National interpreting services if they would like to speak with the support line in a language other than English. This service is an initiative of the Commonwealth Department of Health - FREECALL 1800 171 866....
July 29, 2020
The Partners in Culturally Appropriate Care (PICAC) Alliance has produced a webinar about meeting the needs of older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds during the Coronavirus pandemic. The webinar features examples of good practice from a range of aged care providers across Australia. View webinar
July 29, 2020

Bolton Clarke has developed audio recordings of COVID-19 screening questions in 25 languages.

The recordings are bi-lingual (in English and the other language) and can be downloaded for free from the Bolton Clarke website.

 

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July 29, 2020
The Multicultural Exchange Hub for Ageing provides information and resources regarding Commonwealth Government CHSP funded Multicultural Access Programs and CALD Sector Support and Development Programs. The aim of the Hub is to facilitate opportunities for collaboration between aged care stakeholders to develop multicultural aged care strategies which are innovative, flexible and timely. Visit...