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June 27, 2017
In 2012, the Australian Government released the National Ageing and Aged Care Strategy for people from CALD backgrounds to inform the way the Australian Government supports the aged care sector to deliver care that is appropriate and sensitive to the needs of older people from CALD backgrounds. In May 2017, the Government initiated a review of the Strategy calling for submissions and beginning a...
June 27, 2017
The Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria has released their latest position paper on ethnic senior citizens’ clubs. The paper outlines the significant role these clubs provide in supporting older people in the community and the importance of ensuring they are provided with ongoing government and community support. Click here to access
February 13, 2017
The Expo is a unique Victorian event connecting older people and their families to aged care providers and support services. It provides an opportunity for people to find out about the range of support services available to them and their families as they age, and ask questions of aged care services relating to their care and wellbeing. Language services will be available to facilitate...
June 27, 2017
Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) can be used to assist consumers with understanding the Home Care Packages Programme, including their home care agreement, care plan, individualised budget and monthly statements, at no cost to them. When accessing TIS National, providers will need to quote their unique client code. If a provider is unsure of their client code, they can contact...
February 13, 2017
Get in early and book your place in one of our FREE Cultural Diversity in Aged Care: Developing an Inclusive Approach workshops! Dandenong North - 21 March Maidstone - 4 April Geelong - 16 May If you are working in aged care and want to enhance your service provision to older people from culturally diverse backgrounds, then this workshop will give you an understanding of what it means to apply a...