Training

The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing has been delivering training to the aged care sector since 1998. The aim of the training is to assist organisations to provide quality services to older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

 

Cultural Diversity in Aged Care:

Developing an Inclusive Approach

FREE WORKSHOP

for staff working in Aged Care approved provider services

 

Who should attend?

Clinical care staff, care coordinators, lifestyle coordinators, pastoral care practitioners and direct care staff working in residential or home care aged services.

What can you expect?

  • Learn about the experiences of ageing among older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • Improved communication with consumers who speak languages other than English
  • Strategies for developing a culturally inclusive approach in your work
  • Access to tools and resources to help you in caring for consumers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

About the facilitators

The workshop is conducted by the experienced training team at the Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing and delivered through funding from the Australian Department of Health Partners in Culturally Appropriate Care (PICAC) initiative.  This initiative aims to ensure that the aged care needs of older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are identified and addressed.

 

 

REGISTRATION IS ESSENTIAL

- Morning tea and lunch provided -

Dates and venues

When Where Registration Travel/parking details

Tuesday 21st March 2017

9.30am – 3.30pm

Outlook Gardens Aged Care Facility

504 Police Road (venue access via car park on Outlook Drive) Dandenong North, Victoria

 

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Free parking on Outlook Drive Carpark

 

Follow signs to training room from this carpark

 

Elsternwick Station (13 minute walk) 

Tuesday 4th April 2017

9.30am – 3.30pm

Australian Multicultural Community Services

Suite 111/44-56 Hampstead Rd, Maidstone, Victoria 

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$3.00 all-day car parking available nearby

Tuesday 16th May 2017

9.30am – 3.30pm

Multicultural Aged Care Services - Geelong 

100 Weddell Road Geelong North, Victoria

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Free on-street parking

 

North Geelong Station

(11 min walk)

 

CPD Points

This workshop is endorsed by Diversional Therapy Australia (DTA). Eligible participants will earn 8 DTA professional development points for attendance. Certificates of Attendance provided. 

 

For more information contact:

Tonina Gucciardo-Masci

Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing

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