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.
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The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia is inviting providers, culturally and linguistically diverse consumers and carers to have their say on building a more inclusive aged care system.
A set of new resources has been developed to build the capacity of Commonwealth Home Support Program providers to deliver inclusive and person-centred care.
Diversity is an asset and something to be celebrated, ECH Group diversity manager Robyn Burton tells Australian Ageing Ageing.
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.
We’re excited the government is developing a diversity framework to cover the needs of LGBTI, Aboriginal and CALD seniors in aged care and hope it will reflect input from the groups it aims to support, writes Peter Worland.
The government is working with sector stakeholders and consumers on a new diversity framework to ensure seniors who have special needs are adequately cared for in the aged care system, Australian Ageing Agenda has confirmed.
The International Longevity Centre Global Alliance, a multinational consortium sharing research, policy and knowledge related to population ageing, has announced overnight that a bid for an Australian centre has been successful.
Minister Butler has announced new government plans to create and release a specific CALD aged care strategy before the end of 2012, to ensure that all future aged care reforms are culturally inclusive.
The Gillard government has promised to give the sector, if elected, $5 million to improve translation services in aged care and to train staff to be more culturally aware.