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Multicultural Exchange Hub for Ageing

Where CHSP providers & staff can

Connect,

 Share,

 Collaborate &

 Innovate
 

the way they deliver culturally inclusive and accessible aged care support services

The Multicultural Exchange Hub Live News & Daily Updates  Affecting Service Delivery

NEW.. My Aged Care Scam – Notify your clients and families and report the scam to authorities  details here …………….. /
NEW  – Mandatory Training for CHSP Direct Service Staff and Volunteers –    – service providers must ensure staff and volunteers providing direct service delivery are trained and up to date …..

 
NEW…Federal Budget announces increases to the number of Home Care Packages for Seniors and Older Australians Budget details here …………….. /

The Multicultural Exchange Hub for Ageing is your connection to the Commonwealth Governments CHSP funded Multicultural Access Programs and CaLD Sector Support and Development Programs –
leaders in supporting the aged care sector in the delivery culturally appropriate and inclusive services

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connect, share, collaborate, innovate

CONNECT

Connect with community of like-minded colleagues in aged care, exchanging ideas and supporting each other.
Expand your aged care networks through the online Exchange Hub. Connect with top influencers and aged care industry experts and take advantage of the knowledge and expertise which can be gained by connecting to the right people.

SHARE

Swap and share resources. 

The Exchange Hub allows you to communicate and post information in a comfortable and accessible online platform available to all Commonwealth Government funded CHSP aged care providers, workers, team leaders, and aged care stakeholders. 

COLLABORATE

Link into opportunities for collaboration across metro, regional and rural areas across states and territories, No matter where you are located in Australia, your next aged care collaborator is a click away.

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INNOVATE

Whether you’re working in early entry or more complex care such as supporting those with dementia or Alzheimer’s, you’ll find inspiration through best practice models from industry colleagues from across the country.

Read other innovative stories of best practice or upload and share your own. 

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What it’s like for people inside the aged care system

Only around one-quarter of the people living in a residential aged care facility or receiving a home care package feel that their care needs are always met, according to new surveys by the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI). The share of people with care needs at least ‘mostly’ met is 39.0% in residential care and 32.5% in home care. Care needs are met only ‘sometimes’, ‘rarely’ or ‘never’ for 33.4% of people in residential care and 44.1% in-home care. The share of people with care needs met ‘sometimes’, rarely’ or ‘never’ are even higher among people who use aged care respite services.  Read more

What it’s like for people inside the aged care system Only around one-quarter of the people living in a residential aged care facility or receiving a home care package feel that their care needs are always met, according to new surveys by the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI). The share of people with care needs at least ‘mostly’ met is 39.0% in residential care and 32.5% in home care. Care needs are met only ‘sometimes’, ‘rarely’ or ‘never’ for 33.4% of people in residential care and 44.1% in-home care. The share of people with care needs met ‘sometimes’, rarely’ or ‘never’ are even higher among people who use aged care respite services.  Read more

Responses to Counsel Assisting’s final submissions close on 12 November 2020


Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety UPDATE
Information on how to provide a response In the Final Hearing Senior Counsel Assisting, Peter Gray QC and Peter Rozen QC, presented submissions on behalf of the Counsel Assisting team over two days. Counsel Assisting have also published final written submissions, which include 124 proposed recommendations and an annexure on the timing of implementation of these proposed recommendations. Any interested person may provide a response to Counsel Assisting’s final submissions and other matters arising at the hearing, including remarks made by Commissioners. Visit the final hearing page to learn more.

Interim report

The Interim Report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care was handed to the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) on 31 October 2019, and tabled in Parliament that day. Here

We speak to Nina Catalano, CALD Dementia Navigator (Dementia Australia and the West Sydney Primary Health Network). Learn more about the CALD Dementia Specialist Navigator trials in Western Sydney, Nina's tips to working with non-English speaking families and the key to embracing technology when engaging with CALD families during COVID 19.

by A podcast from the Hub Team

Weekly Audio Wrap Up Released Every Monday. Making updates and news easy to understand.

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28/10/20

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What’s on your mind…..CHSP members share their concerns…

Number 4: Reporting activities and outcomes – Services are beginning to seek advice and guidance on how to best record activities for 19/20 given the effect of the pandemic on the CHSP face to face activities. Final CHSP reports are due end of October 2020…
 
Number 3:  Aged  Care Service Providers share concerns as they return to face-to-face activities amidst various outbreaks of covid-19. Hear from service providers as they share their best tips on post-COVID-practices…

Number 1:  Sector is waiting for the CHSP Review – COVID-19 events have delayed the release of the report. Will keep you up to date…
 

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CHSP Updates from the
Commonwealth Govt

Commonwealth and State Government Updates are now listed in categories to help you find what you’re looking for quicker and easier…select the category below…



  • NSW Health Updates here

  • Updates which affect the service system here

  • CHSP Reporting / DEX Updates  here

  • Best Practice Updates here

  • COVID 19 updates here

  • Resources and Fact Sheet Updates here

  • Grants and Funding here

  • Best Practice Updates here

  • Ask the department a question here

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We listened to our members and have updated this section of the web to meet your needs..

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Commonwealth and State Government Updates are now listed in categories to help you find what you’re looking for quicker and easier…select the category below…



  • NSW Health Updates here

  • Updates which affect the service system here

  • CHSP Reporting / DEX Updates  here

  • Best Practice Updates here

  • COVID 19 updates here

  • Resources and Fact Sheet Updates here

  • Grants and Funding here

  • Best Practice Updates here

  • Ask the department a question here


 

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CHSP providers receive free priority access to CALD SSD and cultural expertise. Become a member of the HUB and begin networking with the right expertise from across the country.
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Browse through the HUB's catalog to find the right tools and resources, or better still, reach out and speak to a CALD Sector Support and Development Officer in your region or state.
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Speak to a CaLD Sector Support & Development or a Multicultural Access Program in NSW

Funded by the Commonwealth Government to support CHSP aged care service providers

Contact a NSW Multicultural Access program near you for a free consultation

Speak to a CaLD Sector Support & Development Program in Victoria

Funded by the Commonwealth Government to support CHSP aged care service providers

Contact a Sector Support Development officer near you for a free consultation

Speak to the Multicultural Advisory Service in QLD

Funded by the Commonwealth Government to support CHSP aged care service providers

Contact a QLD Multicultural Advisory Service officer near you for a free consultation

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Need more than CHSP specific information? Visit the Centre for Cultural Diversity website and remember to register for the Department of Health Updates
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Multilingual Resources - Conversations in 25 Languages about ageing well

Presented by the Speak My Language Program “conversation on ethnic radio about ageing well in Australia

  • Over 500 podcasts
  • Over 25 languages
  • Featuring consumers, families, carers and aged care experts
  • Discussing 14 priority aged care topics and themes

Multilingual Resources - Conversations in 25 Languages about ageing well

Courtesy of the Speak My Language Program “conversation on ethnic radio about ageing well in Australia.

  • Over 500 podcasts
  • Over 25 languages
  • Featuring consumers, families, carers and aged care experts
  • 14 priority aged care topics and themes

Multicultural Exchange Hub for Ageing 

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Confidential Individualised Support for CHSP Providers and Staff

The resources found on this website have been specifically chosen for CHSP funded aged care service delivery. 
All templates are ready to print and use, complete with downloads and the instructions you need to get started straight away

CHSP Online Platform to Engage with the Department


The resources found on this website have been specifically chosen for CHSP funded aged care service delivery. 

All templates are ready to print and use, complete with downloads and the instructions you need to get started straight away

Develop Broader Networks and Links

Finding the right partner or collaborator can be a challenge. Let the Hub connect you to the broader network system

Access to your own Think Tank

 

Access to language or cultural-specific stakeholders  or peer members or collaborator to join your initiative, brainstorm an idea, or develop new partnerships

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Aged Care Team Leader, Sydney, NSW

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