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.
Aged Care Signage
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.
My Aged Care Case Study: Mrs Dou's story
A real story video of the support and services available to elderly people through 'My Aged Care'. Describes the work of the organisation to assist older people receiving home care services and assistance that are catered to their individual culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background.
Real Stories: Peter
This video follows the real story of Peter who is gay man (LGBTI+) and has concerns regarding privacy in the aged care facility where he is living. It outlines the support he received from ADA Australia in communicating his needs to the facility.
ADA Australia YouTube Channel
ADA Australia's comprehensive videos detail the experiences of elderly Australians from a variety of backgrounds such as multicultural people (CALD), LGBTI+ people, disabled and Aboriginal and Torres Strait people. They highlight common struggles and resolutions in regards to receiving aged care.
Support for People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds
Support for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD) including real story videos, tools, guidelines and a list of partner organisations providing culturally appropriate care.
Concerned about an Older Person?
Senior Rights Victoria offers a tool to understanding elder abuse for friends, family and concerned others, the guide includes practical tips to increase safety and answers to common questions.
Issues of Elder Abuse in Australia
This research report offers an overview of Australia’s ageing population and potential risk factors that may arise as a result of the increasing life expectancy of the Australian population such as the prevalence of elder abuse, with the aim of preventing elder abuse.
Your Decision Making Toolkit
Interactive web article to guide individuals through the support decision making process to achieve the best possible outcome to prevent elder abuse.
Concerned About Someone?
A helpful tool for people concerned about an elder person as to what to do in the case of suspected elder abuse and ways to report and take action. Provides key contacts for understanding, preventing and reporting to elder abuse in the Australian Capital Territory.