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Multicultural Advisory Service (MAS)

Diversicare’s Multicultural Advisory Service is supported by funding under the Sector Support & Development from the Australian Government under the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP). Visit the Department of Health website (www.health.gov.au) for more information.

We provide FREE Professional Development Training to CHSP providers

Organisations providing Commonwealth subsidised aged care services are responsible for meeting the Aged Care Quality Standards. Click here for more information.

If you are a CHSP provider we can:

  • Deliver free cross cultural workshops and forums;
  • Assist you in addressing the cultural diversity in accordance with the National Aged Care Quality Standards. For further information click here.
  • Support staff to effectively communicate across cultures;
  • Partner with you to promote your services to CALD (Culturally and linguistically diverse) communities;
  • Identify, plan and develop multicultural and multilingual resources to support the provision of culturally appropriate services;
  • Provide free consultation working with CALD clients and communities;
  • Establish networks and links with CALD communities and your services to facilitate understanding of culturally complex issues of mutual concern;
  • Work with you to identify barriers and gaps in current service provision for CALD clients and their carers;
  • Assist in the development of collaborative process aimed at enhancing the continued growth of responsive services.

Our pre and post-training survey are designed to assist us to understand your training needs, and the effectiveness of the training you received.
Your responses are completely confidential, and we will use them to meet your identified training needs.

First, download the form to your computer, then open, fill and click on the submission button at the bottom

The following brochures can provide more information:

Service Providers Training Video

 

CALD Communities

We provide information, education and training to culturally and linguistically diverse communities

CALD Communities Training Video

If you are from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, we can:

  • Coordinate and deliver information and education sessions on a range of aged, health and disability topics
  • Raise awareness, knowledge and understanding of the CHSP
  • Assist with navigating “My Aged Care” system
  • Promote aged care and health services
  • Develop and provide multilingual and culturally appropriate resources to consumers and their families.

CALD Communities Brochure – in English

This brochure is available on the MAS resources page in other languages (see link below).

Upcoming Events

Aug
5
Thu
10:00 am Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and Information Session
Sep
2
Thu
10:00 am Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and Information Session
Oct
7
Thu
10:00 am Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and Information Session
Nov
4
Thu
10:00 am Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and Information Session
Dec
2
Thu
10:00 am Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and Information Session
Jan
6
Thu
10:00 am Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and Information Session
Feb
3
Thu
10:00 am Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and Information Session
Mar
3
Thu
10:00 am Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and Information Session
Apr
7
Thu
10:00 am Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and Information Session
May
5
Thu
10:00 am Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and ... @ Hambledon House Community Centre
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly Seniors Morning Tea and Information Session

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