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June 21, 2022
On 3 June the Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing hosted the Cultural Diversity in Ageing Excellence Awards 2022 . The event was initially planned for 2021 but had to be rescheduled due to COVID-19. A vibrant night was attended by approximately 100 industry leaders working amongst the aged care and multicultural sectors. The Excellence Awards recognise and showcase initiatives that promote...

June 21, 2022
The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing is excited to announce it's new Diversity Webinar Series for July 2022- June 2023. This year we decided to bring you variety of interactive content responding to the needs of aged care staff. The content has a range of topics which will help aged care staff to gain skills and knowledge needed to support older people from Culturally and Linguistically...

April 27, 2022
The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing together with Fortis Consulting have developed an informative short infobyte video about Culturally Inclusive Feedback. The infobyte aims to give aged care providers some key considerations in applying inclusive approaches to getting feedback from older people from diverse cultural backgrounds. It also has some useful links to further resources on the...

November 29, 2021
The Centre is very pleased to present the “ You can ask for what you need from aged care services ” Consumer Voice Film. The aim of this short film is to raise awareness to consumers from culturally diverse backgrounds about their right to give feedback to an aged care service. The video is available on YouTube in several languages, and you're welcome to embed it in your training programs. The...

November 29, 2021
The Centre for Culural Diversity in Ageing is proud to present the new Online Diversity Webinar series. The Series aims to engage staff working within the aged care sector in Australia with skills and knowledge to work effectively with diverse older people, their families, carers and advocates. It involves a range of topics relevant to culturally safe and inclusive practice, and is designed in...

June 08, 2021
The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing is pleased to invite you to the launch of two new videos on inclusive leadership within the aged care sector. The videos feature leaders from four organisations sharing their commitment to recognising and responding to the diversity, equity and inclusion of the people they serve. The videos will be launched at the Cultural Diversity in Ageing...

June 08, 2021
We are delighted to announce the judges of this year's Cultural Diversity in Ageing Excellence Awards. We look forward to celebrating and sharing all the great work going on across Australia. Mary Ann Geronimo Director of Policy – Health & Ageing Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils’ Australia (FECCA) Mohammed Yassin Commissioner on the Victorian Multicultural Commission Tania...

June 08, 2021

Four new languages have been added to our collection of cards and signs: Urdu, Hebrew, Sinhalese and Gaelic.

We now have a total of 61 languages free to download from our website.

Find them here

June 01, 2021

We are pleased to announce our 2021 Conference. This year we are going virtual for the first time! Join us to explore ways we can garner the voices of older people to shape a more equitable aged care system, now and into the future.

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June 01, 2021

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Cultural Diversity in Ageing Excellence Awards.

These awards recognise and showcase initiatives that promote excellence in the provision of culturally inclusive aged care services across Australia.

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March 23, 2021
The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing has launched eight new webinars for 2021. The Diversity Training Series was designed in response to a diversity training provider survey conducted in 2020 by the Centre. The webinars cover a range of topics of interest to staff and leaders in aged care services. These free webinars will be facilitated by diversity experts from across Australia. April...

February 11, 2021
The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing is pleased to announce the new Inclusive Service Standards Portal. The new portal is designed to support aged care providers to self-assess against the Inclusive Service Standards, and to identify any gaps or areas for improvement. The platform offers tip sheets for each Performance Measure with suggested actions and strategies on how you can make your...