Q&A with bicultural educator: Kaltun

After attending ECCV’s bicultural elder abuse education training, Kaltun Ali Bobe is on a mission to tackle the taboo of elder abuse in the Somali community. ECCV trains community members to deliver information sessions on elder abuse prevention in their own...

Meet community volunteer, Jaya

Jaya Manchikanti has helped bring communities together for the better part of three decades, from leading community organisations to supporting seniors. Jaya is the founder and president of IndianCare, a self-determined charity organisation that supports the welfare...

How to spot signs of financial elder abuse

By Lyn Dundon, Projects Coordinator, Financial Counselling Victoria Financial Counselling Victoria partnered with ECCV to run an online workshop in February to help multicultural leaders, community organisations and bicultural workers understand financial elder abuse....

Putting culture on the menu in aged care

By Kiarra Martindale, Lead Dietitian (APD) & Allied Health Manager, Oscar Care Group Providing culturally appropriate food in aged care homes is essential to respecting residents’ diverse backgrounds, fostering a sense of belonging, and promoting both...

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...