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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
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...
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 Commonwealth Government is offering grants through the Be Connected program to support older people in their communities to embrace digital technology across Australia. Applying for the grant online is an easy process and takes less than 15 minutes to complete. Get in quick as applications close 31st June 2020. Visit site