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Rights and Responsibilities

My Aged Care

This informative article offers insight into the rights of both people receiving care and service providers under the 'Charter of Aged Rights'. It also offers descriptions of where complaints about quality of care can be made, to respond to elder abuse. 

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10 Questions to Ask About LGBTI+ Needs in Aged Care

National LGBTI Health Alliance

This brochure outlines questions unique to LGBTI+ elders that can be asked when entering a residential aged care home in order to ensure that they are effectively supported and included.

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Aged Care for LGBTI Elders

My Aged Care

This factsheet describes the aged care services available, eligibility, how to access services and more for LGBTI+ elders.

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Information for Aboriginal Elders

Advocare

This website article outlines the ways in which Advocare can support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander elders and their families in accessing sufficient aged care services.

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Support Services for Remote and Indigenous Aged Care

Australian Government Department of Health

The report outlines the availability of assistance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and Indigenous elders in rural and remote areas to address challenges in aged care services. 

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My Aged Care Case Study: Tess's story

Australian Government Department of Health

A real story in video form of the support and service providers available to elderly people through 'My Aged Care'. Describes the work of the organisation to assist older people who wish to remain at home and still receive care. 

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My Aged Care Case Study: Myra's story

Australian Government Department of Health

A real story in video form of the support and services available to elderly people through 'My Aged Care'. Describes the work of the service provider to assist older people in accessing suitable and personalised residential care.

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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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