The EXPO is an opportunity for assessors, sector support services, service providers and invited guests to network, share learnings and for the exchange of information. The Forum aims to ensure that our members continue to be well-informed and confident within the new Aged Care environment.All member CHSP and HACC-PYP service providers operating in the North Metro region may exhibit.
National Sorry Day is a continuing effort to achieve appropriate education, reconciliation and recognition for the Aboriginal stolen generation.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day seeks to prevent elder abuse incidents by giving targeted information and encouraging community participation on a broad scale. The day is about all of us working together to bring greater recognition of the mistreatment of older people wherever they live, and to highlight the need for appropriate action.
The Cultural Diversity in Ageing Conference 2018 will be held on Friday 15 June at the iconic Arts Centre Melbourne. This year’s theme, Setting Standards, showcases the latest range of initiatives that support inclusive practice in the aged care sector. The Conference provides a platform for aged care service managers and leaders to explore how they can work towards implementing organisation wide initiatives that ensure the needs of older people from diverse backgrounds are met.
Refugee Week is used to inform the public about refugees and celebrate positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society.
While a refugee's journey begins with danger, it also begins with hope. Refugees flee their homelands not only because they fear persecution, but also because they have hope: they hope to find freedom from persecution, and safety and security for themselves and their families; they hope to be given a chance to start a new life and recover from past trauma.
Dementia Awareness Month is the national flagship month for Alzheimer's Australia's community awareness activities. There will be events and activities held around the country to broaden understanding of dementia-friendly communities during September.
Understanding Forgotten Australians, Former Child Migrants, Stolen Generations and People Affected by Past and Forced Adoption Practices
Up to 500,000 Australian-born children in the 20th Century, including some of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, were placed in “care” or became “state wards” for different reasons. Past adoption practices included forced adoptions where a child’s mother or parents were compelled to relinquish a child for adoption.