Dr Thu Ha Dang, one of our researchers from a Vietnamese background took part in an interview about our Moving Pictures project with SBS Radio. You can listen to the interview here
In this article, we share the learnings that arose from asking multicultural providers how they facilitate access to dementia services for clients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. You can download the article here Please note that this article was originally published in the Australian Journal of Dementia Care (www.journalofdementiacare.com) Vol 10 No 3 July/August/September 2021. Included here with the kind permission of the publisher, the University of Wollongong.
Read the full article in the July, 2021 edition of Research Australia's INSPIRE magazine!
Il Globo-Melbourne-based Italian newspaper- has recently published an article about the evaluation of our Italian films! The article will be uploaded shortly!
Moving Pictures is raising awareness of dementia in many culturally and linguistically diverse communities and now they need the help of the Greek community to evaluate informative short films. To read the full story, click here
The first generation of Greek Australians is ageing, and concurrently dementia rates are increasing. Currently, there are 447,115 Australians living with dementia and this number is expected to surpass 1 million by 2058. National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) is calling for assistance from the Greek-Australian community to evaluate three new Greek-language short films about dementia. Read full story
Elvin Goh from Chung Wah in Perth-one of our Moving Pictures partners- speaks to @SBSMandarin on dementia in the Chinese community, the importance of early diagnosis, and the Moving Pictures Chinese resources. To listen, click here
Moving Pictures is an innovative multimedia project to raise awareness of the problems of dementia in the CALD (Culturally And Linguistically Diverse) communities. Listen to the interview with Moving Pictures Italian-speaking research assistant Carlo Guaia here.
As the first generation of Greek Australians age, the prevalence of dementia is on the rise. Moving Pictures, spearheaded by Associate Professor Bianca Brijnath, is a series of short films and comics that seek to raise awareness about dementia and services available by documenting the experiences of informal carers, such as family and friends who look after their loved ones, as well as featuring professionals from key service providers the likes of Pronia and Fronditha [...]
Positive CALD Ageing Network (FECCA): Raising Dementia Awareness in CALD Communities through Film and Media
With one in three older Australians being from a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background, Australia is an increasingly ageing and multicultural society. Much of the materials available about health concerns such as dementia are merely translated from English rather than produced for specific CALD groups. Through an innovative multimedia project—Moving Pictures: Raising dementia awareness in culturally and linguistically diverse communities—researchers at the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) in collaboration with Curtin University have co-produced with [...]