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Interpreting services for aged care services

TISTranslating 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 TIS National directly on 1300 655 820.

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Acknowledgements

Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing acknowledges and pays respect to the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation, on whose land this website was developed. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their ancestors and elders, both past and present and acknowledge their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We hope our work contributes to the wider project of respect and recognition between cultures in Australia. Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing receives project funding from the Australian Department of Health to administer the Partners in Culturally Appropriate Care (PICAC) program in Victoria.

 

Did you know?

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36% of people aged 65 years and over in Australia were born overseas
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1 in 3 people in aged care services were born overseas
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In 2016 the median age of Australian-born people was 34 years compared to 59 years for Europe-born people