Topic "Aged" in Arabic - total 72 documentsTitle: Advance care planning for care workers (bilingual versions)
Summary: Bilingual document introducing Advance Care Planning and how care workers may introduce it to their clients
Title: Advance care planning for individuals
Summary: Advance Care Planning Information targeted towards the individual and family
Title: Advance care planning for individuals (audio versions)
Summary: Advance Care Planning Information targeted towards the individual and family
Title: Advance care planning for substitute decision makers
Summary: Advance Care Planning information for people acting in the role of Substitute Decision Makers.
Title: Advance care planning for substitute decision makers (audio version)
Summary: Advance Care Planning information for people acting in the role of Substitute Decision Makers.
Title: Aged care - access and support services
Summary: The Access & Support Program provides short term, individual support for people who need help to access services so they can stay living at home.
Title: Aged care Assessment Team (ACAT) assessments
Summary: If you need some help at home or are considering moving into an aged care home, you may first need a free assessment by an ACAT. A member of an ACAT will talk to you about your current situation and work out if you are eligible to receive government subsidised aged care services.
Title: Aged care quality standards consumer outcomes (A3 poster)
Summary: This poster lists the desired outcomes for consumers according to the 8 aged care quality and safety standards.
Title: Aged care services
Summary: Learn about the health and lifestyle issues that we face as we grow older. As we start to rely more on other people, what responsibilities do we take on? Find out more about the kinds of services and support that are in place for older people and their carers.
Title: Aged care signage
Summary: The Aged Care Signage will assist residents in aged care facilities navigate their way around their home or service. Signs such as 'kitchen', 'dining room', 'keep out', 'danger', and 'this way to the garden', will help improve communication with residents/clients and minimise confusion.
Title: An overview to improve aged care services for your community
Summary: This overview is for CALD community groups and organisations who are interested in responding to their community’s aged care needs. This overview is a broad document that will: help to understand the aged care industry in Australia; show how to apply to become an approved provider of home care places and/or residential aged care places; provide a guide to the Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) application process so the CALD community group and/or organisation can seek to access culturally appropriate aged care services subsidised by the Australian Government.
Title: Are you experiencing violence or abuse? You can make it stop
Summary: This brochure explains what you can do if you are an older person who is experiencing violence or abuse from a partner, another family member or other person who lives in your home or residential facility, or a neighbour or carer.
Title: Asthma and older adults
Summary: Asthma symptoms can be worrying and have a major impact on your life. But, the good news is they can be prevented and managed. You need to understand what asthma is, what makes your symptoms get worse, and how you can control your asthma.
Title: Be physically active
Summary: This poster explains the link between falls and lack of exercise.
Title: Carers, caring and respite care services
Summary: This translated video describes the critical role of carers in Victoria’s health system. The video outlines that there are financial and support services available to carers, encourages the understanding of changes involved in caring and how to plan for those changes, and provides practical advice about how to manage appointments and medication as well as challenging behaviours and communication.
Title: Caring for older people: are you helping someone that is aged 65 years or older?
Summary: This booklet has been developed to help carers better understand what it is to be a carer and how you can find company, advice, and support or help when it is needed.
Title: Caring for someone who is frail aged or has dementia- Western Services? (Bilingual version)
Summary: This fact sheet is for carers of elderly people and explains where you can find respite services and other relevant information in the Brimbank, Hobsons Bay, Maribyrnong, Melbourne, Melton, Moonee Valley and Wyndham areas.
Title: Charter of Aged Care Rights
Summary: This booklet informs you of your rights as an aged care consumer and how you can exercise them. It also includes some information about your responsibilities as an aged care consumer.
Title: Charter of Aged Care Rights Template for Signing
Summary: Providers have responsibilities to support consumers to understand the new Charter that comes into effect from 1 July 2019. From 1 July 2019, providers must give consumers a copy of the new Charter signed by the provider, and ensure that the consumer or their authorised person has been given a reasonable opportunity to sign a copy of the Charter. The purpose of requesting the consumer’s signature is to allow them to acknowledge they have received the Charter and had assistance to understand it. Consumers are not required to sign the Charter and can commence, and/or continue to receive care and services, even if they choose not to sign the Charter.
Title: Communication cards
Summary: The Communication Cards depict a wide range of daily activities and situations and can be used to prompt discussion, assist with directions, clarify a client’s needs, etc. The Communication Cards cover themes such as: Food / Drink / Meals Religion / Spirituality Medical / Health Specialists Personal Care Sleep TV / Recreation Feelings / Pain Mobility Aids
Title: Costs explained
Summary: The Australian Government pays for the bulk of aged care in Australia. But as with all aged care services, it’s expected you’ll contribute to the cost of your care if you can afford to do so. You will never be denied the care you need because you can’t afford it.
Title: Do you have a concern?
Summary: This information sheet is for consumers of aged care services, their families, carers and representatives about the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission. It explains how the Commission can help you, who can raise a concern and what happens when you contact the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.
Title: Dysphagia (problems with swallowing)
Summary: Eating and drinking can become difficult because of strokes, age, breathing problems, dementia or damage to the head and neck. This resource provides tips on how to stay safe when eating and drinking.
Title: Eating and drinking for comfort
Summary: When people are very sick and frail they can have problems with eating and drinking. This resource provides advice on how to help someone who is very sick and frail with eating and drinking safely.
Title: Eating well to maintain weight
Summary: When you age it is important to eat a good quality diet, with foods high in protein, calcium and vitamins. This sheet has some practical tips on how to eat well to maintain your weight.
Title: Eating well when you are older
Summary: Often as we age, appetite and food intake become smaller. Many people feel that they don’t need to eat as much as they did when they were younger. Howeer, older people need more of certain vitamins and minerals, such as calcium and B vitamins, so it is very important to have a good quality diet.
Title: Entering into a home care agreement - considerations and checklist
Summary: This factsheet explains what is included in a home care agreement, how to budget your expenses, how to ensure that you understand the content of the agreement and also includes a checklist.
Title: Financial abuse - elder abuse prevention
Summary: This translated factsheet provides information on financial abuse, such as when someone you trust illegally or improperly uses your money, assets or property. Financial abuse is one of the most common forms of abuse of older people. The factsheet outlines what elder abuse is, what you can do about it and some services available to older people in need of support.
Title: Find the help you need with My Aged Care
Summary: It’s never too early to talk about getting some extra help. Knowing what services are available before you need them will help you be prepared to make decisions about your future.
Title: Fire safety for older people and people with disability
Summary: A translated brochure that has been designed to assist older people or people with disability to reduce their risk of fire and harm from fires. It encourages consideration of early warning, how to respond to a fire and other advice to help reduce risk.
Title: HACC easy living equipment checklist for consumers
Summary: The Home and Community Care (HACC) easy living equipment checklist for consumers is a checklist about simple, inexpensive equipment that is available to the general public. Some of these items might be useful. Please use the checklist to indicate any of these you may wish to discuss, see or try.
Title: Health and wellbeing of older people in our community
Summary: Older people in our community can enjoy a quality, meaningful and enriching life.
Title: Help at home
Summary: For most people, living as independently as you can in your own home as you age is what you want. But sometimes you might need a bit of help with daily tasks that you can no longer manage as well on your own.
Title: Helping your family financially? Understand the risks
Summary: It can be a worry for older people when they see their adult children struggling financially. Before you decide to help you should be aware of the risks involved - expecially if your home is all you have.
Title: Home based strength and balance exercises
Summary: Exercises for older people to improve strength and balance at home. It is recommended that you consult your physiotherapist or local medical officer before starting the exercises.
Title: Home safety for falls prevention
Summary: A practical guide for preventing falls around the home.
Title: Home Support Assessment
Summary: A home support assessment may be organised if you have aged care needs that, when addressed, will help you to remain living at home and in the community safely. If you think you need a home support assessment, you can contact the My Aged Care Contact Centre (1800 200 422).
Title: How assessment works
Summary: If you need some help with basic tasks at home or more intensive aged care services, the My Aged Care Contact Centre (1800 200 422) can help you. Contact center staff will assist you in working out the support you need and whether you require a free assessment to access services.
Title: HOME at last: older persons' housing and support services
Summary: HOME at Last is a service provided by Housing for the Aged Action Group (HAAG) Inc. HAAG is a community group with a membership base of older people. Many older people are living in insecure housing, worried about where they will live in the future.Secure, affordable housing options are available but you many need assistance to find them.
Title: Letters and poster notifying care recipients about upcoming site audits
Summary: Care recipients and representatives are actively encouraged to contribute to decisions made by residential aged care homes and home care services about the care and services they receive. This ensures a strong continuous improvement approach for providers, as well as a focus on the needs and preferences of care recipients. Use our templates of letters and posters for residential aged care homes available in 20 community languages to inform care recipients and representatives about quality assessors from the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.
Title: Medical treatments for Parkinson's (Help sheet 2)
Summary: This help sheet outlines medical treatments available for Parkinson's disease
Title: Medication reminder cards
Summary: Visual cards that can be used to instruct the patient on the intake of medications
Title: Moving in with the family? Make sure you protect your interests
Summary: This information lists the legal and financial issues that could arise and should be considered before you move in with your family
Title: Mr and Mrs Lee's story (Video)
Summary: As part of HAAG's culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) education, this film is part of a collection that highlights some different circumstances that can lead to housing crisis, and the impact the right solution has on people's lives.The story shown in this video is based on real experiences.
Title: My Aged Care
Summary: This website provides information explaining what My Aged Care is.
Title: Nocturia - going to the toilet at night
Summary: This translated document describes what nocturia is and its causes, which include (but are not limited to) heart problems, kidney problems, and diabetes (type 1 and 2). It also covers issues with lowering intake of liquids, what a person should do and how it can be treated.
Title: Our Bolton Clarke story
Summary: This bilingual document gives information about Bolton Clarke's services: At Home Support, Retirement Living and Residential Care. The English part can be found at the end of the document.
Title: Payment for older Australians (bilingual version)
Summary: Age Pension provides income support and access to a range of concessions for older Australians.This fact sheet lists the rules you have to meet in order to be eligible for an age pension
Title: Pensioner education supplement (bilingual version)
Summary: The Pensioner Education Supplement helps with the ongoing costs of study in secondary or tertiary courses. This fact sheet list the rules you have to meet in order to be eligible.
Title: Personal alert Victoria - information sheet
Summary: This translated information sheet provides information on Personal Alert Victoria (PAV), a personal monitoring and emergency response service. It is funded by the Victorian Government and provided free of charge to eligible frail, isolated older people and people with disabilities to help them keep living in their homes. The information sheet outlines eligibility, what the service is, how it works and some frequently asked questions.
Title: Plan for the future: Decisions about your life
Summary: If you get sick or injured and can't make decisions, you can choose someone who can make decisions for you by making an 'enduring power of attorney'. For example, as you get older, you might need help to go to the bank or to get aged care services.
Title: Planning ahead -tools for your future legal, health and financial decisions
Summary: Replace a will, make a power of attorney, appoint an enduring guardian
Title: Prevent falling in hospitals
Summary: Falls amongst older people represent a very large public health problem. This booklet has been designed to help prevent falls amongst hospital patients. It will tell you how, when and why falls occur, and what you, your family members and carers can do to help stop falls from occurring.
Title: Researching home care providers - considerations and checklist
Summary: This fact sheet provides tips on how to find a provider that suits your needs and how to find out how much the services cost.
Title: Respite care
Summary: What is respite care and how to access it.
Title: Service Charter
Summary: My Aged Care is here to help you with accessing aged care information and services for yourself or someone you care about. We can assist you whether this is the first time you have had to look for aged care services or you’re already getting a service and want to see what else is available.
Title: Speak to Bolton Clarke in your own language
Summary: Australians speak over 300 languages. Bolton Clarke understands it is important to have information in your language. This can help you get the health and aged care services you need. Bolton Clarke has a National Language Line. You can speak with us in your language with the help of a telephone interpreter. You can call 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Title: Steps to enter an aged care home
Summary: This booklet explains how older people can access care in an aged care home, the process for moving into an aged care home and what to expect when you are there.
Title: The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety
Summary: The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has been set up to look at the quality of aged care services and whether those services are meeting the needs of the Australian community. This includes: Care for older people living at home, People living with dementia, and people living in residential aged care including younger people with disabilities.
Title: Transition care program - client information and agreement
Summary: This booklet provides important information about the Transition Care Program and explains what you can expect when you are receiving care. It explains your rights and responsibilities and the obligations of your Transition Care service. This booklet is also a formal agreement between you and your Transition Care service provider as required by the Aged Care Act 1997.
Title: Translated information for people receiving aged care
Summary: Information for people receiving aged care on how to call an interpreter to provide information during upcoming visits and audits from the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.
Title: What is elder abuse? Elder abuse prevention
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides a brief overview of elder abuse and sources of information and support.
Title: What is Parkinson's disease? (help sheet1)
Summary: This help sheet gives a basic outline of Parkinson’s disease, including its causes, symptoms and diagnosis.
Title: What the new Aged Care Quality Standards mean for you (video)
Summary: A short video for aged care consumers, their families and representatives explaining the new Aged Care Quality Standards (Quality Standards) that began on 1 July 2019. Watch the video to see what the new Quality Standards mean in practice for you.
Title: Where to go for help (Victoria) (help sheet 4)
Summary: This Help Sheet describes where people with Parkinson’s disease and their families and carers can go to get help, support and information in Victoria.
Title: Who will decide for you if you can't decide for yourself? Think about planning ahead
Summary: This information sheet explains how you can plan ahead in case you lose capacity to make your own decision one day.
Title: Within My Walls, a community education short film resource on elder abuse
Summary: This translated video is about Elder abuse, any act that harms older people and that is carried out by someone they know and should be able to trust such as family or friends. The video outlines that such harm can be financial, physical, sexual, emotional or psychological, including mistreatment or neglect. ECCV would like to see suspected elder abuse in ethnic communities addressed within the context of cultural behaviours, values and expectations.
Title: Your guide to Commonwealth Home Support Programme services: supporting you to live at home
Summary: This booklet explains how older people can receive support in their home and daily life through the Commonwealth Home Support Programme. You should read this booklet if you have been assessed by a Regional Assessment Service (RAS) for Commonwealth Home Support Programme services
Title: Your guide to home care package services
Summary: This booklet explains how older people can receive support in their home and daily life through the Home Care Packages Program. You should read this booklet if you have been assessed by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT), or an Aged Care Assessment Service if you are in Victoria, for a home care package. There are four levels of consumer directed coordinated packages of services through the Home Care Packages Program including personal care, support services and nursing, allied health and clinical services.
Title: Your home care package making it work for you
Summary: his video aims to give older people just approved for a package a head start to think about what is possible, once they receive a Home Care Package.
Title: Your pathway to accessing a home care package
Summary: This brochure provides information about home care packages.
Title: Your rights and responsibilities as a HACC services user
Summary: The Home and Community Care (HACC) Program provides a range of basic support services to frail older people and people with disabilities who are experiencing difficulties in managing daily tasks but who wish to continue living at home. The Program also supports their carers and families. The documents informs about the rights and responsibilities of HACC services users.
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