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Providing person-centred continence care – CALD perspectives  

18 June @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

Tuesday, 18 June 2019
MAC Library, 10am-4:00pm
Registration desk opens at 9:30am
Participants are welcome to browse the Library

Presented by Rosalie Donhardt, RN, Continence Advisor from SA Continence Resource Centre and Agnieszka Chudecka, Manager, Multicultural Learning and Development (MLD), at Multicultural Aged Care (MAC).

  • Living with Incontinence (Rosalie Donhardt, Registered Nurse, Continence Resource Centre, Department of Human Services)
  • What help is available? Where to from now? – display and practical demonstration, Q&A (Rosalie Donhardt, Registered Nurse, Continence Resource Centre, Department of Human Services)
  • Providing Continence Care to Older People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds
  • Four As Model
  • Overview of Ageing in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities
  • Awareness of Incontinence in Ethnic Communities – Research Findings
  • Strategies for Culturally Inclusive Continence Care
  • Overview of useful resources

Why should I attend this workshop?

  • Increase awareness and understanding of how Continence and Incontinence are viewed across cultures
  • Develop effective skills in using culturally appropriate responses

At the end of this workshop, the participants will gain knowledge and understanding of:

  • Methodology for service providers to deliver culturally appropriate care meeting needs of older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • Incontinence and its impact on individuals and their carers
  • Continence care for older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • The Research project Awareness of Incontinence in Ethnic Communities

Associate Professor Bianca Brijnath, Director of Social Gerontology at the National Ageing Research Institute will present Moving Pictures: raising dementia awareness in CALD communities through film and media. This project has brought together a national consortium of experienced researchers and services. Working with people from Hindi, Tamil, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Arabic communities, 15 short films on the early signs of dementia; sources of help for dementia and; the carer journey have been developed. These films are freely available online and have been adapted as comics. Associate professor Brijnath will showcase the project and screen an example of the films developed as part of Moving Pictures.

Biography:

Associate Professor Bianca Brijnath is the Divisional Director of Social Gerontology at the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI). Her disciplinary training is in primary healthcare, public health and medical anthropology and her research expertise is in mental health and care in primary care and community-based settings. Within these disciplinary and contextual boundaries, she has undertaken several studies exploring mental health and culture, and mental health and the life-course. She has authored over 70 publications, including a sole-authored book with Berghahn Books titled “Unforgotten: Love and the culture of dementia care in India” and is the lead investigator for the Moving Pictures study in Australia. In recognition of her research, she was awarded the Victorian Young Tall Poppy Award in 2018.

Morning tea and lunch provided

Funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.

Although funding for this information session has been provided by the Australian Government, the material contained herein does not necessarily represent the views or policies of the Australian Government

 

 


TERMS & CONDITIONS
Bookings: Must be made prior to the workshop online. (Please note no telephone bookings will be accepted.)

Course cancellations: Multicultural Aged Care reserves the right to cancel events if sufficient numbers are not achieved. In the case of a cancellation by Multicultural Aged Care all registration fees will be refunded in full.

Registration transfer or cancellation: Notification of cancellation or transfer of registration must be provided in writing either by fax 8352 1266 or email registration@mac.org.au. No refund is available for any cancellations/transfers received 48 hours or less prior to the start date or for non-attendance. A substitute delegate or a credit transfer is welcome. Please notify Multicultural Aged Care in writing of any substitution or credit transfer as soon as possible.

DISCLAIMER: The advice and views of speakers and the content of presentations are entirely and exclusively the views of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of Multicultural Aged Care Inc. Multicultural Aged Care Inc. disclaims all liability in relation to actions taken in response to information presented by speakers.

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Details

Date:
18 June
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Venue

MAC Library
94 Henley Beach Road
Mile End, 5031 Australia
Phone:
08 8241 9900

Organiser

Multicultural Aged Care
Phone:
08 8241 9900
Email:
macsa@mac.org.au
Website:
www.mac.org.au

TERMS & CONDITIONS
Bookings: Must be made prior to the workshop online. (Please note no telephone bookings will be accepted.)

Course cancellations: Multicultural Aged Care reserves the right to cancel events if sufficient numbers are not achieved. In the case of a cancellation by Multicultural Aged Care all registration fees will be refunded in full.

Registration transfer or cancellation: Notification of cancellation or transfer of registration must be provided in writing either by fax 8352 1266 or email registration@mac.org.au. No refund is available for any cancellations/transfers received 48 hours or less prior to the start date or for non-attendance. A substitute delegate or a credit transfer is welcome. Please notify Multicultural Aged Care in writing of any substitution or credit transfer as soon as possible.

DISCLAIMER: The advice and views of speakers and the content of presentations are entirely and exclusively the views of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of Multicultural Aged Care Inc. Multicultural Aged Care Inc. disclaims all liability in relation to actions taken in response to information presented by speakers.