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Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing

Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing has been developed to guide and promote best practice standards of care that address cultural diversity across all levels of service design and deliver. Website includes useful multilingual resources.

The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing provides expertise in culturally inclusive policy and practices for the aged services sector with over 20 years of experience in supporting aged care providers to address the needs of older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Centre for Dementia Learning

Dementia Australia has over thirty years experience in promoting high quality dementia practice, and the formation of Dementia Australia has enabled us to bring together this expertise in the Centre for Dementia Learning.

For the first time aged and community care providers, health professionals and others across the country and internationally will have access to the most contemporary knowledge, skill and expertise in dementia practice.

Centrelink

Centrelink delivers a range of government payments and services for retirees, the unemployed, families, carers, parents, people with disabilities, Indigenous Australians, students aged 16-24, apprentices and people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and provides services at times of major change. The majority of Centrelink's services are the disbursement of social security payments.

 

Continence Foundation of Australia

The mission of the Continence Foundation of Australia is to represent the interests of Australians affected by, or at risk of, bladder and bowel control problems and act as an advocate for their interests.

The Continence Foundation of Australia exists to serve all Australians by promoting bladder and bowel health. This will be achieved by:

COTA National Seniors

COTA Australia is the peak national organisation representing the rights, needs and interests of older Australians. COTA Australia is the national policy and advocacy arm of the COTA Federation which comprises COTAs in each State and Territory. COTA Australia focuses on policy issues from the perspective of older people as citizens and consumers.

 

Delirium Clinical Care Standard

The Delirium Clinical Care Standard provides guidance to consumers, clinicians and health services on delivering appropriate care to people at risk of, or with, delirium.

Delirium is an acute change in mental status that is common among older people in hospital. Characterised by a disturbance of consciousness, attention, cognition and perception that develops over a short period of time (usually hours to a few days), delirium is a serious condition and is associated with increased risk of harm.