Multilingual health and aged care information

Multilingual health and aged care information for providers

Below is a list of multilingual resources which you can access to assist you in your work with consumers who speak languages other than English. The resources can be downloaded by following the links provided.

You can find information under the following topics:

 

Aged Care Services

 

Myagedcare (Australian Government Department of Health)

Languages available: Arabic, Croatian, Dutch, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Russian, Simplified Chinese (Mandarin), Serbian, Traditional Chinese (Cantonese), Vietnamese

 

Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (Australian Government Department of Health)

Languages available: Various resources available in other languages

 

Do you have a concern? (Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission) 

Languages available: 25 languages 

 

Australian Charter of Aged Care Rights - Template for Signing

Languages available: Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Dutch, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Vietnamese

 

Australian Charter of Health Care Rights in Victoria (Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria)

Languages available: Arabic, Bosnian, Burmese, Chinese, Croatian, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Khmer, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Russian, Samoan, Serbian, Sinhalese, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Carers Services (Carers Australia Victoria)

Languages available: Albanian, Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, Croatian, Dari, German, Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Information on Discrimination (Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission)

Languages available: Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian, Burmese, Chin, Chinese, Dari, Dinka, Farsi, Hindi, Indonesian, Karen, Khmer, Korean, Kurdish, Macedonian, Nuer, Persian, Russian, Somali, Sudanese Arabic, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Tigrigna, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

My Health Record (Australian Digital Health Agency)

Languages available: ATSI languages, Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Macedonian, Persian (Farsi), Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Health and Wellbeing

 

Advance Care Planning (Advance Care Planning Australia)

Languages available: Arabic, Cantonese, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Macedonian, Mandarin, Polish, Serbian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

 

Arthritis Factsheets (Arthritis Australia)

 Languages available: Several

 

Bladder and Bowel Health (Australian Government Department of Health)

Languages available: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Dinka, Dutch, English, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Karen, Korean, Macedonian, Maltese, Persian, Polish, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese

 

Breast Cancer Resources (Breast Cancer Network Australia)

Languages available: Arabic, English, Greek, Italian, Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese

 

Bowel Cancer Screening Program (Australian Government Department of Health)

Languages available: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Dutch, Filipino, German, Greek, Italian, Khmer, Korean, Macedonian, Maltese, Maltese, Nepalese, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Cancer Council Victoria

Languages available: Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, Filipino or Tagalog, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Karen, Khmer, Macedonian, Malay, Malta, Maltese, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Somali, Spanish, Sudanese Arabic, Tamil, Tigrinya, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Continence Foundation of Australia

Languages available: Arabic, Burmese, Cantonese, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, Dutch, Filipino, Deutsch German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesia, Italian, Japanese, Karen, Korean, Macedonian, Maltese, Mandarin, Persian, Polish, Serbian, Somali, Spanish,  Tamil, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese

 

Dementia (Dementia Australia)

Languages available:  Many resources in multiple languages

 

Dementia and Memory Loss (Dementia Australia)

Languages available: Arabic, Armenian, Assyrian, Bengali, Cantonese, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hazeragi, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Maltese, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil,  Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese

 

Dementia Prevention - Your Brain Matters Help sheet (Your Brain Matters)

Languages available: Arabic, Assyrian, Chinese, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

 

Diabetes – Multicultural Diabetes Portal (National Diabetes Services Scheme)

Languages available: Arabic, Bengali, Burmese, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified), Farsi, French, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Kirundi, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Punjabi, Korean, Samoan, Spanish, Tongan, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese

 

Diabetes Talking Books (Bolton Clarke)

Languages available: Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Vietnamese

 

Elder Abuse Online Tool Kit (Seniors Rights Victoria)

Languages available: Bosnian, Chinese, Filipino, Greek, Hindi, Punjabi, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Tamil, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Gambler's help (Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation)

Languages available: Arabic, Chinese Traditional, Chinese Simplified, Vietnamese, Spanish, Turkish, Greek, Italian

 

Health Ageing-Strength-based training tip sheets (Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria)

Languages available: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Greek, German, Italian, Polish, Vietnamese

 

Heart Health (Heart Foundation)

Languages available: Arabic, Cantonese, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, English, German, Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Maltese, Mandarin, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Kidney Health Australia

Languages available: Arabic, Burmese, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Kirundi, Japanese, Korean, Macedonian, Maltese, Spanish, Tongan and Vietnamese

 

Medicine Management: Webster-pak Multilingual (Webstercare)

Languages available: Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Dutch, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Serbian, Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

 

Organ and Tissue Donation (Australian Government Organ and Tissue Authority)

Languages available: Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Croatian, Dari, Dinka, French, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian (Bahasa), Italian, Japanese, Korean, Macedonian, Persian/Farsi, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, and Vietnamese

 

Palliative Care (Palliative Care Victoria)

Languages available: Arabic, Hebrew, Yiddish, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Croatian, Dutch, Greek, Italian, Serbian, Russian, Hindi, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Palliative Care Videos (CareSearch)

Languages available: Arabic, Cantonese, Italian, Greek, Mandarin

 

Parkinson's Disease (Parkinson's Victoria)

Languages available: Arabic, Chinese (traditional), Croatian, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Macedonian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Talking with your Doctor (Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria)

Languages available: Arabic, Greek, Mandarin, Vietnamese

 

Quit Australia (Australian Government Department of Health)

Languages available: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Greek, Italian, Korean, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Voluntary Assisted Dying - Community Information (Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services)

Languages available: Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Punjabi, Sinhalese, Spanish, Vietnamese

 

Disability and NDIS

 

ADEC (Action on Disability within Ethnic Communities) Website Resources

ADEC offers a range of information on Disability and the NDIS in various languages

 

Understanding Disability in Australia (Factsheet by Amparo Advocacy Inc)

 Languages available: 39 languages

 

What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)? (Factsheet by Amparo Advocacy Inc)

 Languages available: 39 languages

 

Making a Complaint - Disability Services Commissioner

Languages available: 21 languages

 

Mental Health

 

Mental Health Multilingual Resources (NSW Transcultural Mental Health Centre)

Languages available: Albanian, Arabic, Assyrian, Bosnian, Chinese, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, English, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Kurdish, Lao, Macedonian, Maltese, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Samoan, Serbian, Sinhalese, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Tetum, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

National Mental Health Strategy Resources (Mental Health in Multicultural Australia - MHiMA)

Languages available: Amharic, Arabic, Assyrian, Simplified Chinese, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, English, Farsi, Greek, Italian, Khmer, Korean, Krio, Macedonian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swahili, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Transcultural Mental Health Centre 

Languages available:  44 languages

 

 

Financial Issues

 

Financial Abuse Fact Sheets (Seniors Online Victoria)

Languages available: Arabic, Assyrian, Bosnian, Croatian, Filipino, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Macedonian, Maltese, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Financial Support (Australian Government Department of Human Services)

Languages available: 67 languages

 

Safety

 

Fire danger / safety information (Country Fire Authority - CFA)

Languages available: Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, Chin, Croatian, Dari, Fijian, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Karen, Khmer, Korean, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Persian, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Somali, Spanish, Tongan, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Heatwave Information (Staying Healthy in the Heat) (State Government of Victoria, Department of Health)

Languages available: Amharic, Arabic, Assyrian, Burmese, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified). Croatian, Dari, Dinka, Dutch, Farsi (Persian), Greek, Gujarati, Hazaragi, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Karen, Khmer, Korean, Kurdish, Macedonian, Maltese, Nuer, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish, Vietnamese

 

Directories and Search Engines

 

CareSearch - Palliative Care Knowledge Network

Palliative Care Resources in multiple community languages.

 

Cancer Directory Website

Cancer Directory Website provides comprehensive online directory of cancer care publications and resources.

Over 500 are translated by accredited NAATI organisations into 56 languages.

 

Health Direct Australia

Search for translated health information.

 

Multicultural Health Communication

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service

Search for translated health information.

 

Health Translations Directory (Victorian Government)

Victorian Department of Health and Human Services

Search for translated health information.

 

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