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Diversicare assists you to remain living independently in your home by delivering tailored and flexible care choices especially to people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

Diversicare helps aged care providers to deliver culturally appropriate care to older people in Queensland.

Diversicare professional training servicesNew: Professional Development

Introducing our new Professional Development Package: Cultural Awareness in the Workplace. Based on our successful cultural training in the aged care sector, we now offer professional organisations a specifically tailored training program aimed at developing a culturally competent workplace for your staff and clientele.

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At Home Services

With your wellbeing in mind, Diversicare ensures the provision of quality in-home care services that will enable you to live a happy, enriching and independent life.

We specialise in matching you with carers that speak the same language and that provide culturally respectful care.

At Home Services

Service Providers

Diversicare is a leading provider of resources, information, education and training to state funded community care and aged care service providers and to culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

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Latest News

Eritrean community celebrates independence

Eritrean community celebrates independence

May 24 2016 marks 25 years since Eritrea gained independence from Ethiopia in a conflict which lasted three decades. The Eritrean community of Brisbane celebrated the day with a unique Eritrean spiced buffet, a traditional coffee ceremony, music and dancing. The evening was highlighted with the presentation of Certificates to 12 graduates of the Certificate II in Hospitality. Invited guests, community members and  the general public enjoyed a lively evening- ECCQ was represented by Jenni Pickrell, Operations Manager at Diversicare. Mu'ooz Director Saba Abraham delivered a passionate speech highlighting the activities undertaken to empower refugee women from Eritrea and other African countries[...]
New research project on ageing well in a foreign land

New research project on ageing well in a foreign land

 The Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland’s (ECCQ) community care division, Diversicare has partnered with academic researchers at the University of Queensland (UQ) to undertake a new research project. The research project titled, ‘Ageing well in a foreign land: Identity, social connectedness, well being’ aims to better understand how older people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds experience ageing in Australia by looking at the factors that contribute to social isolation and low well being. General Manager Vivienne McDonald said that the research will deepen Diversicare’s knowledge of the basis of social isolation in clients and will inform the strategies they use[...]
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Forever Young: Better Health and Wellbeing for our Culturally Diverse Older Australians Forum

Diversicare Multicultural Advisory Service (MAS), Cairns, presents the 2016 Forum, to be held Thursday 26 May 2016, 8.00am to 5.00pm at Cairns Convention Centre. The aim of the forum is to enhance professionals' cultural awareness and provide support to service providers, community workers and health practitioners to deliver culturally inclusive services and improve the health and wellbeing of our Culturally Diverse Older Australians. Click here for the full registration package. Registrations are due no later than 5.00pm Friday 13 May 2016.[...]
Djura celebrates his 90th birthday at the respite centre

Djura celebrates his 90th birthday at the respite centre

Celebrations create special memories and today Yugoslavian-born Djura celebrated his 90th birthday at Diversicare's respite centre. Joined by the Yugoslav group who sang happy birthday, the youthful looking Djura, blew out his candles and gave an inspiring speech. We are all wondering what Djura's secret to keeping youthful is, as he doesn't look a day over 70! He was also joined by his wife Jeka, home care workers Anna and Svetanka and activities coordinator Julie and lifestyle worker Leni.  [...]

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