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June 2019

Providing person-centred continence care – CALD perspectives  

18 June @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
MAC Library, 94 Henley Beach Road
Mile End, 5031 Australia

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).

Covers: Living with Incontinence; What help is available? Where to from now? – display and practical demonstration, Q&A; Providing Continence Care to Older People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds; and more...

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CALD Perspectives of Palliative Care

27 June @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
MAC Library, 94 Henley Beach Road
Mile End, 5031 Australia

Thursday, 27 June 2019 MAC Library, 10am-4:00pm Registration desk opens at 9:30am Participants are welcome to browse the Library The learning outcomes include building: Understandings of cultural diversity, cultural competency and the palliative approach to care. Knowledge of CaLD perspectives in the palliative care standards, approaches and resources. Pathways to accessing and using CaLD specific resources. Cultural competencies in the delivery of the palliative care standards. Morning tea and lunch provided Funded by the Australian Government Department of Health. Although funding…

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Speaking My Language – Exploring multicultural dementia care

28 June @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
MAC Library, 94 Henley Beach Road
Mile End, 5031 Australia

Friday, 28 June 2019 MAC Library, 10am-4:00pm Registration desk opens at 9:30am Participants are welcome to browse the Library Do not miss your opportunity to attend this workshop dedicated to exploring the unique topics in multicultural dementia care. Speaking My Language is presented by Multicultural Aged Care and aims to encourage best practice in the care of people living with dementia from CaLD backgrounds. This program provides the skills and background necessary for the interpretation and management of changing behaviours…

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July 2019

DEX Reporting – Q&A

24 July @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
MAC Library, 94 Henley Beach Road
Mile End, 5031 Australia
Free

Multicultural Aged Care (MAC) is holding a special session on the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) Data Exchange system reporting. Held previously and well received, this is an opportunity to share and discuss the Data Exchange and it's reporting requirements.

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August 2019

Achieving purposeful engagement

27 August @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
HMCC Hall, 94 Henley Beach Road
Mile End, SA 5031 Australia

Facilitated by the Centre for Dementia Learning

This workshop provides an understanding of the importance of meaningful and purposeful engagement for people living with dementia.

Participants will focus on understanding the person’s individual needs, strengths and abilities, and the impact of the environment in planning and supporting engaging activities.

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September 2019

Effective Communication vs Cultural Diversity. How to Communicate Effectively with Clients from CALD Backgrounds?

10 September @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
MAC Library, 94 Henley Beach Road
Mile End, 5031 Australia

The workshop will explore how to transform your organisation to be open and responsive to cultural diversity and ensure increased relevancy, greater accessibility and higher levels of service quality for all potential service users.

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Cultural Connections Day – 17 September 2019

17 September @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
HMCC Hall, 94 Henley Beach Road
Mile End, SA 5031 Australia

WE are holding our ‘Cultural Connections Day’ here at MAC for YOU- for your RESIDENTS!

It is a day full of activities, live music, celebrating and sharing our cultural diversity.

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Network for CALD Ageing Services

26 September @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
HMCC Hall, 94 Henley Beach Road
Mile End, SA 5031 Australia
Free

The Network for CALD Ageing Services (NCAS) is recommended for managers and workers in programs which provide information and aged and community care services to CALD older people. A must attend!

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New and Emerging Communities Network

26 September @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
HMCC Hall, 94 Henley Beach Road
Mile End, SA 5031 Australia
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October 2019

WellnessCPR Workshop

22 October @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
HMCC Hall, 94 Henley Beach Road
Mile End, SA 5031 Australia
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Are you a service provider delivering support services under the CHSP?  Join us for this free informative Wellness CPR - Finding Wellness through Strengths workshop.

Presented by Vanessa Leane PhD Candidate Uni, the workshop incorporates a special focus on cultural understanding of life strengths in action.

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November 2019

Inclusive Approach to Service Delivery in Aged Care Workshops

7 November @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
94 Henley Beach Road
Mile End, 5031 Australia

The Inclusive Approach to Service Delivery in Aged Care workshop has been designed to assist aged care providers implement an inclusive approach to service delivery. This approach is in keeping with the Aged Care Quality Standards expectation that aged care services will be inclusive and will not discriminate.  

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Culture in Ageing (CiA): Best Practice in Action: the 3 Rs of Ageing: Reminiscing, Reverting Responding

12 November @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
HMCC Hall, 94 Henley Beach Road
Mile End, SA 5031 Australia
Free

Join us … ‘Reminiscing with the cultural senses; hearing, sight, smell, touch, tastes, oral histories’We all possess memories; we all have our own unique life history.For the older person, it can increase:Their ability to communicateSocial interactionFeelings of self esteemFeelings of belongingEmbrace each individual’s experiences and storiesStimulate past interests and hobbiesEnable self-expressionReminiscence can give meaning and validate each person’s life, their history and their experiences. IT INVOLVES EVERYONE! Reminiscing can build and construct connections between people from different backgrounds and cultures…

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Cultural Connections Day – 19 November 2019

19 November @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
HMCC Hall, 94 Henley Beach Road
Mile End, SA 5031 Australia

WE are holding our ‘Cultural Connections Day’ here at MAC for YOU- for your RESIDENTS!

It is a day full of activities, live music, celebrating and sharing our cultural diversity.

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Lunch and Learn

22 November @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until 13 December 2019

MAC Library, 94 Henley Beach Road
Mile End, 5031 Australia

Join the MAC team for Lunch and Learn.

Each session will involve a recent webinar, screened during lunch*.

Join us for a casual BYO lunch, with other workers and MAC staff to network, learn and discuss different topics of interest in aged care.

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December 2019

Cafe 94

3 December
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until 3 December 2019

HMCC Hall, 94 Henley Beach Road
Mile End, SA 5031 Australia

Contact the MAC Office for more information on 8241 9900

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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.