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Growing sector needs culturally diverse workforce

By on Friday, May 23, 2014

More than 250 delegates from a range of sectors will converge in Melbourne next month to discuss how aged care services can be more inclusive of other cultures.

The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing Conference will host around 50 presentations that highlight better practice initiatives to improve the lives of older Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.  

Greater reach of the printed word

By on Tuesday, May 20, 2014

For some people, reading the morning newspaper is a pleasure they will never get to experience.

When radio for the print handicapped (RPH) was developed in 1978, the visually impaired were finally able to access print media aurally through their airwaves.

Aged care provider pilots cross-cultural exchange

By on Monday, May 19, 2014

A Victorian aged care organisation has sent eight of its staff on a two week trip to Changchun to exchange industry best practice with the Chinese.

The scholarship winners, comprising nurses, carers and managers, set off on Saturday, piloting cross-cultural exchange within Southern Cross Care (Vic).

Making sense of RAD and DAP

By on Friday, May 16, 2014

A summary of the new accommodation pricing in residential aged care, which came into affect on July 1 2014.

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