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August 06, 2019
The Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia (FECCA) has been funded by the Organ and Tissue Authority to raise awareness about organ donation in culturally and linguistically diverse communities. This includes a series of information events taking place across Australia throughout Donate Life Week and throughout August. A short video has been developed to help start the...

August 06, 2019
Dementia Australia has released a Communique which outlines priorities and recommendations that have been developed by people living with dementia, their families and carers. This work is part of Dementia Australia’s commitment to raising the quality of dementia care in the context of the new Aged Care Quality Standards. Read more

August 06, 2019
The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services has published a document which provides an overview about voluntary assisted dying with information on background, law, access and how it works. The document is available on the Health Translations website and can be downloaded in Arabic, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Punjabi, Sinhalese, Spanish and...

August 06, 2019

Meaningful Ageing Australia has released a series of short films designed to help aged care providers to meet the spiritual care needs of consumers in the context of the new Aged Care Quality Standards.  

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August 06, 2019

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission has released a video aimed at aged care consumers and their families about the Aged Care Quality Standards. The video has been translated into 25 languages. 

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August 06, 2019
The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ of Australia (FECCA) has developed a tool kit to help organisations and family members have conversations with older people from culturally diverse backgrounds to encourage them to tell their stories to the Royal Commission. The toolkit includes prompts for conversations which explain: what the Royal Commission is and how it does it works why it is important...

August 06, 2019
The PICAC Alliance is a national body comprising Partners in Culturally Appropriate Care (PICAC) funded organisations in each state and territory. The Alliance aims to be a voice and discussion conduit into information, training and resources about culturally inclusive practice in aged and community care services. Find out more about resources available across Australia

August 06, 2019
Did you know that the Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing has directories of aged care services and agencies who have bilingual staff? We've updated the directories with a new registration system that makes it easy to register and to maintain a listing of the languages spoken and staff types you can offer. Registration is free of charge for all government approved aged care providers...

August 06, 2019

Flinders University is hosting the 5th International Conference on Ageing in a Foreign Land. With the theme Ageing Well Through Communities, Capacity and Innovation the conference will be held in Adelaide on 19 and 20 June 2019.

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August 06, 2019
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety is undertaking a series of forums in a number of locations around the country. The forums are an opportunity for members of the public to hear about the work of the Commission and to offer their ideas on the challenges and strengths of aged care. Read more

August 06, 2019
Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing is collaborating with Swinburne University to deliver the 'Diversity in practice: People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds' workshop to staff and volunteers of CHSP and/or HACC PYP providers in Victoria. The next workshop will be held on Monday 13th May in the Southern Metropolitan area of Melbourne. Read more

August 06, 2019
The Moving Pictures website has been launched featuring 15 short films co-produced with people from Hindi-, Tamil-, Mandarin-, Cantonese and Arabic-speaking communities with the aim of raising awareness about dementia within these communities. The project is a collaboration between the National Ageing Research Institute and Curtin University. Read more