Cultural diversity

The cultural diversity of Australia’s population is recognised by NARI researchers who continually consider how ageing might affect people from different backgrounds and experiences.

Moving Pictures: Using film and digital media to raise dementia awareness in CALD communities

18/07/17

Early diagnosis of dementia is crucial to develop treatment plans, including palliative care, for families to organise their finances, and to ensure that with medication and therapies, a certain quality of life can be preserved. NARI has been sub-contracted by Curtin University to develop 9 short films in conjunction with three CALD communities.

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Improving service knowledge and access among older people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds with dementia

17/07/17

This project will trial videoconferencing technology with interpreters for aged care assessments (with the interpreter in a different location to the assessment worker, older person and family).

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How to acknowledge and promote the contribution of older people from CALD communities

01/07/15

The project intends to document, acknowledge and promote the contribution of older people from CALD backgrounds to the community. The project is funded by the Scanlon Foundation. The project runs from July 2015 to June 2016.

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