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October 10, 2017

Breast Cancer Network Australia have developed information booklets about metastatic breast cancer in Greek, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese. The materials are presented in both written and audio-visual formats.

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October 10, 2017
The Ethnic Communities Council of New South Wales recently launched a new project which aims to facilitate access to aged care information for people who speak languages other than English. The project will include the delivery of on-air discussions about aged care options in over 25 languages across 80 Ethnic radio stations, across 4 states including NSW, Victoria and Queensland. The project...
October 10, 2017
The Cross-Cultural Care Program for Aged Care Staff is an online training program aimed at supporting staff to provide high-quality cross-cultural care for residents and to improve team cohesion. This program includes 5 learning modules and Work related English Language Resources for Staff. Based on a research project entitled ‘Developing the multicultural workforce to improve the quality of...
October 10, 2017
The Access and Support service aims to achieve improved access for people eligible for aged care and ageing services by providing episodic support at key stages of the care pathway as the person navigates the service system. This is a free service. The role provides support to individuals who lack the knowledge or confidence to access aged care and other services, or are concerned that the...
October 10, 2017
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...