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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

August 06, 2019

The Australian Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission has published brochures in 25 languages outlining information about the role of the Commission and the process involved in raising a concern or providing feedback of services received from Australian Government funded aged care providers.

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August 06, 2019
The Australian Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission has published brochures in 25 languages outlining information about the role of the Commission and the process involved in raising a concern or providing feedback of services received from Australian Government funded aged care providers. Read more

May 02, 2019
The Australian Government has announced a new Charter of Aged Care Rights. Coming into effect on 1 July 2019 the Charter sets out what consumers, their families, carers and representatives can expect from all Government-subsidised aged care providers. The Charter applies to consumers receiving residential care, home care packages, flexible care and services provided under the Commonwealth Home...

May 02, 2019
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has published information in 31 languages. The information outlines the work of the Commission and invites submissions from people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The Commission promotes the use of language services and will accept submissions in languages other than English. Read More

May 02, 2019
The Australian Government Department of Health has released action plans under the Aged Care Diversity Framework to assist aged care service providers to address specific barriers and challenges faced by older people with diverse characteristics and life experiences. One of these plans focuses on supporting people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Guides on implementing the...

May 02, 2019

The Federal Government has announced a $290,000 funding boost to the Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) so it can continue to represent and advocate for culturally and linguistically diverse older Australians in the aged care sector.

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June 25, 2018
The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing is thrilled to announce the winners for the Cultural Diversity in Ageing Excellence Awards 2018 . Congratulations to the following organisations and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding work in recognising and promoting excellence in the provision of culturally inclusive aged care services across Australia. Winners were announced at the...

June 12, 2018
The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing are thrilled to announce the finalists for the Cultural Diversity in Ageing Excellence Awards 2018 . Congratulations to the following organisations and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding work in recognising and promoting excellence in the provision of culturally inclusive aged care services across Australia. We are delighted to be hosting a...

May 17, 2018
We are delighted that the ever-inspiring Australia's first Professor of Transcultural Nursing, Dr Olga Kanitsaki AM will join us as a speaker at the Cultural Diversity in Ageing Conference on Friday 15 June, discussing Consumer Directed Care (CDC) and vulnerable aged people. Among many outstanding achievements, Dr Kanitsaki is a 2017 Victorian Honour Roll of Women recipient and the former Head...

April 05, 2018
Nominations are now open for the Cultural Diversity in Ageing Excellence Awards 2018. These awards recognise and showcase initiatives that promote excellence in the provision of culturally inclusive aged care services across Australia. The awards aim to: Encourage and promote quality leadership in the development of culturally inclusive approaches to service provision. Showcase innovative ideas...