Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra (MCCI) CALDWays Webinars by MCCI
Understanding the Multicultural Perspective of Advance Care Planning
Rebecca Taylor and Gail Jugow
Date: April 27, 2023
In partnership with Advance Care Planning Australia, this live session explains what Advance Care planning is, our understanding of culture, and discussions around care should you no longer be able to speak for yourself.
Supporting the Mental Health and Wellbeing of CALD People in Aged Care
Date: April 19, 2023
This pre-recorded session with Mental Health and Wellbeing Project Officer Claude Muco provides the participant with information on how to support CALD people who may be experiencing mental health concerns due to settlement/trauma. This will include why CALD people don’t seek out services, and culturally safe language and practical guides on how to connect and refer to appropriate services.
Exercise for Dementia Prevention and Care
Date: April 5, 2023
In this pre-recorded session, Accredited Exercise Physiologist Kylie Franklin discusses the importance of exercise for dementia prevention and care.
The Specialisation Verification Framework
Date: March 23, 2023
In this live session, Glen Sorensen discusses the Specialisation Verification Framework that sets out the criteria by which aged care providers can apply for specialisation verification.
Dementia Care: Nutrition
Date: March 22, 2023
In this pre-recorded session, MCCI Accredited Practising Dietitian Heba Hassanin shares tips on how older CALD people in a home care setting can include culturally appropriate foods that will help improve health and quality of life.
The Aged Care Diversity Framework: LGBTQIA+ Perspective
Date: March 17, 2023
The Australian Government’s goal is to ensure that respectful, inclusive and culturally safe aged care services are accessible to all older people regardless of their background or life experiences.
In this pre-recorded session, Lee Caldwell discusses how to better address the needs of LGBTQIA+ elderly people.
Aged Care Standards
Date: March 14, 2023
In this pre-recorded session, Danijela Hlis, a member of many organisations, including the Council of Elders, discusses the new Aged Care Standards.
Dementia Care - Caring for the Carers
Date: March 13, 2023
In this pre-recorded session, Anica Petkovski discusses the importance of looking after CALD carers and understanding the unique challenges they face.
Supporting Elderly CALD LGBTQIA+ Consumers
Date: March 6, 2023
What is important for our CALD LGBTQIA+ consumers in aged care. In this pre-recorded session, Anthony Scerri gives some practical ideas to help aged care providers in supporting CALD LGBTQIA+ consumers.
The Aged Care Diversity Framework - CALD Perspectives
Sarah Wilson and Gail Jugow
Date: March 1, 2023
The Australian Government’s goal is to ensure respectful, inclusive and culturally safe aged care services are accessible to all older people living in Australia regardless of their background or life experiences.
In this pre-recorded session, Training and Education Coordinator Gail Jugow discusses with MCCI Executive Operations Manager Sarah Wilson how to better address the needs of older people from CALD backgrounds.
Dementia Care: CALD Client Behaviour Strategies
Patricia Laranjeira - Senior Project Coordinator, Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra
Date: February 17, 2023
In this pre-recorded session, Patricia Laranjeira shares some tips and strategies for caring for people with dementia from CALD backgrounds.