Support at Home program explained

The Support at Home Program is part of reforms to streamline aged care services and make it easier for older people to access support at home. The new Support at Home Program is implementing key recommendations from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and...

Submission on the Aged Care Act (Exposure Draft)

ECCV has provided feedback on the Australian Government’s new Aged Care Act (Exposure Draft) to ensure the legislation meets the needs of older people from migrant and refugee backgrounds, as well as workers and carers. The new legislation is set to commence on 1 July...

Understanding the aged care reforms

The new Aged Care Act aims to ensure the needs and rights of older people are central to the aged care system but a greater focus on diversity and inclusion is required. The new Aged Care Act aims to be ‘person-centred’, underpinned by a Statement of Rights for older...

Multiculturalism award winner shares her story

Hanh My Tran received the 2023 Promotion of Multiculturalism Award for her volunteer work with the Buddhist and Vietnamese communities in Melbourne. Anything is possible if you really want it and are not afraid to work towards it. This is the empowering message Hanh...

Exploring Islam and ageing

Australia has one of the most diverse Muslim diasporas in the world – understanding their unique needs and traditions is key to providing culturally appropriate aged care.  Holding parents and grandparents in the highest esteem, Islam teaches honour and respect for...