Australian Unity will use $100,000 provided by the Victorian government to launch a program targeting ageing members of emerging CALD communities
Advance Care planning Australia has released a range of translated resources for non-Egnlish speaking communities to help start the end-of-life planning discussion.
Australia’s first research on ageing migrants from new and emerging communities, such as those from Sudan and Myanmar, highlights the need for better digital literacy training to access information on aged care services.
Harnessing the potential of community radio is one initiative being piloted to educate multicultural communities about aged care.
A range of initiatives are in development to ensure older Australians, no matter their cultural background, receive the best aged care possible, writes Mary Patetsos.
Work is underway to develop a series of films on dementia to improve awareness and early diagnosis among culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
Service providers with bilingual staff are being encouraged to register their service with a new online directory launched by the Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing.
With numerous reviews, inquiries and changes slated for 2018, AAA presents a helpful guide to navigating the aged care year ahead.
The Federal Government has published the new guide aimed at embedding diversity in aged care service design and delivery, but the action plans targeting specific diverse communities will not be developed until next year.
The Federal Government has this week released the findings of the two reviews assessing the five-year aged care strategies for people with diverse needs, with both finding more work is needed.
Diversity is an asset and something to be celebrated, ECH Group diversity manager Robyn Burton tells Australian Ageing Ageing.
Older Australians from a migrant background are still not well reflected in aged care service provision and policies around ageing, a forum has heard.
The Federal Government is seeking feedback to inform work on the new framework for delivering care to older Australians with diverse needs.
The Federal Government is urging aged care providers, peak bodies and consumers to have their say on the development of a new framework for delivering care to older Australians with diverse needs.