Topic "Disabilities" in Croatian - total 14 documentsTitle: Disability and discrimination - Fighting the stigma (video Croation/English)
Summary: A Croatian Australian man talks about his experience with discrimination.
Title: Disability support pension (bilingual version)
Summary: This translated resource outlines the Disability Support Pension that provides financial support for people who have a physical, intellectual or psychiatric condition. It outlines eligibility for the pension, the process of claiming the pension and the associated Job Capacity Assessment and Disability Medical Assessment.
Title: Falls - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about being at risk of falls and minimising risk of falls for residents, families and carers.
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: 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: Make a complaint in other languages: make a complaint to DSC about the provision of services by a Victorian disability service.
Summary: This translated resource enables individuals to make a complaint to the Office of the Disability Services Commissioner if they are not happy with their disability service provider in Victoria, Australia. It outlines the ability for family or friends to talk on their behalf and that the service is free and independent of government and other services.
Title: Making a complaint (mental health)
Summary: These translated resources provide information on the Mental Health Complaints Commissioner, an independant, specialist complaints organisation created by the Mental Health Act 2014. The information sheet outlines who the organisation is, how to make complaints, what happens when a complaint is made and the lawful right to speak up or complain about a public mental health service.
Title: National standards for disability services (audio versions)
Summary: A translated audio recording that describes the six National Standards that apply to disability service providers. It focuses on the rights and outcomes for people with a disability and describes how the standards will help to promote and drive a nationally consistent approach to improving the quality of services.
Title: National standards for disability services (pdf versions)
Summary: A translated booklet and audio recording that describes the six National Standards that apply to disability service providers. It focuses on the rights and outcomes for people with a disability and describes how the standards will help to promote and drive a nationally consistent approach to improving the quality of services.
Title: Taking a break (looking after families and carers 1)
Summary: Taking a break from caring, often called respite, or respite care, is important for anyone providing day to day care for someone with dementia. This help Sheet discusses the benefits of taking a break, how to organise it and who can help.
Title: Understanding disability in Australia (fact sheet)
Summary: A translated fact sheet that outlines facts about disability. This includes describing what a disability is, types of disabilities, getting help early and the support you need, where to get help, and services providing information on chnages to support and getting an interpreter and translated information.
Title: What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)?
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides information about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). It includes facts regarding individual's eligibility, reasonable and necassary support, what isn't funded, information about children with disabilities and families, and has a contact information for interpreters.
Title: Who is your NDIS Local Area Coordinator (video)
Summary: The video addresses the role of the NDIS Local Area Coordinator (LAC) by personalising a script of ‘Who’s your Local Area Coordinator’, to explain the process of pre-planning meetings, goal setting and how LACs support people with a disability in connecting with services and their community.
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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