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Carers Tasmania

Carers Tasmania provides recognition, support and advice to carers, to ensure they are capable of fulfilling the role to its best potential. 

TAS

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

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Relationships Australia Canberra and Region

Aims to ease the suffering and distress of vulnerable and disadvantaged people through supporting their physical, social and emotional well-being.

ACT

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

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Seniors Rights Service Ltd

Leading community organisation supporting older people with free legal advice, aged care advocacy and education sessions throughout New South Wales.

NSW

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-4:30pm

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Seniors Rights Victoria

Seniors Rights Victoria operates a state-wide elder abuse helpline, with information, support, advice, advocacy, education to prevent and address elder abuse. They also provide legal information, advice and casework.

VIC

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

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ADA Australia

Advocacy and education service supporting and improving the wellbeing of older people and people with disabilities across Queensland.

QLD

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-4:00pm

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Workers Caring for People from Non-English Speaking Backgrounds

Australian Government Department of Health

This article provides information on the support available to the aged care workforce in caring for older Australians from non-English speaking backgrounds, such as culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD). 

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Support Services for People from Diverse Backgrounds

Australian Government Department of Health

This report offers action plans, training opportunities and resources for the care of older people from diverse backgrounds such as culturally and linguistically diverse people (CALD) and LGBTI+ people.

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Actions to Support Older Culturally and Linguistically Diverse People

Australian Government Department of Health

This report for aged care providers describes actions to support inclusive care for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people (CALD). Provides resources and real stories.

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Communication Cards

Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing

These downloadable communication tools in multiple languages for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) people that depict a wide range of daily activities and situations and can be used to prompt discussion, assist with directions, clarify needs between a culturally diverse elder and carer.

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Aged Care Signage

Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing

Aged Care Posters in multiple languages will assist culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) residents in aged care facilities navigate their way around their home or service. Signs such as 'kitchen', 'dining room', 'keep out', 'danger', and 'this way to the garden', will help improve communication with residents/clients and minimise confusion.

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