Aged Care Diversity Framework

25 January 2018 - 1 minute read
 
Overview
· Developed in consultation with consumers, providers, peak bodies and the aged care sector and published in December 2017.
· The framework outlines some of the barriers that prevent access to services and recommends strategies to address these specific needs.
· Service providers should be aware of the diverse experiences and backgrounds of older people to ensure that their services, policies and procedures are designed appropriately.
For the full report, visit the Department of Health website
 

The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Council of Australia (FECCA) have invited both providers and consumers to provide feedback on this action plan. For more information and a range of survey languages please see the FECCA Media Release.

Reference:

Australian Government Department of Health. (2017). Aged Care Diversity Framework. Retrieved from https://agedcare.health.gov.au/sites/g/files/net1426/f/documents/12_2017/aged_care_diversity_framework.pdf

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