News & events

August 25, 2016
The National Guidelines for Spiritual Care in Aged Care were launched at SummitCare’s St Marys Facility in Sydney yesterday, by Nick Ryan, CEO of the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency, in front of staff and residents who were consulted in developing the guidelines. The Guidelines provide specific and practical understanding and assistance to all care givers working in residential aged care and...
July 12, 2016
The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing is proud to announce a series of workshops being delivered around Melbourne over the next few months. The ‘Cultural Diversity in Aged Care: Developing an Inclusive Approach’ Workshop is being offered free for staff working in Aged Care approved provider services. Read more
June 13, 2016
Breast Cancer Network Australia plans to develop resources translated in Greek and Chinese for women and their families affected by secondary breast cancer. To ensure the information is relevant and culturally appropriate Breast Cancer Network Australia is conducting focus groups with women and their family member /support person. Breast Cancer Network Australia is looking for people affected by...
June 28, 2016
Meaningful ageing is at the heart of quality of life for all Australians wherever they live, whatever their background, birthplace, language and life story, and spirituality is integral to care - whoever is providing and receiving it. All older people have spiritual needs regardless of faith, beliefs and religion. Unmet spiritual needs may manifest themselves in a range of ways such as...
May 13, 2016
Meaningful Ageing Australia is the new name for Pastoral and Spiritual Care of Older People (PASCOP), the organisation created in 2012 to support and develop the highest quality of pastoral and spiritual care for older people in Australia, from any background and in any care context. Meaningful Ageing Australia is the only national organisation in Australia focused on ensuring access to high...