Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Information and Resources

At Multicultural Aged Care Inc. (MAC), our primary responsibility and concern remains the safety and welfare of all members of CALD community groups and especially older people, and our staff and volunteers. In light of the current public health concerns posed by...

Multicultural Aged Care Farewells CEO Rosa Colanero

The Multicultural Aged Care (MAC) Board of Management would like to inform all members, stakeholders and clients of the resignation of our Chief Executive Officer, Rosa Colanero OAM. In 2004 Rosa came to MAC with extensive knowledge and experience on education,...

Overcoming cultural difference in Advance Care Planning

New research from Advance Care Planning Australia has highlighted how cultural background affects our attitudes and behaviours to advance care planning. The study found that people born overseas were less likely to complete an Advance Care Directive (ACD) when...

SA Health Community Wellbeing & Resilience Grants

The Community Wellbeing & Resilience Grants program is part of the Open Your World – Statewide Wellbeing Strategy which supports the South Australian Government’s goal to build community resilience and support wellbeing in relation to the impacts and recovery from...

Updates to the CHSP Program Manual

The CHSP Program Manual has been updated for the extension of the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2022. Providers will need to be aware of a number of changes in the following areas: Access to emergency CHSP services: older...

New sign language interpreting service

From June 2020, all aged care assessment and delivery services now have access to free sign language and interpreting services to support older Australians who are deaf, deafblind, or hard of hearing to access or engage with Australian Government funded aged care...