Multi-media movies to build understanding about dementia in multicultural Australia

Associate Professor Bianca Brijnath, Director Social Gerontology at the National Ageing Research Institute said Moving Pictures was a critical step forward in helping people from CALD backgrounds understand more about dementia and the services that are available. Read more...

February 23rd, 2019|Media|

Moving Pictures showcase diverse community dementia support

Improving the understanding of dementia and access to care for people in Chinese, Indian and Arab communities, is the focus of a series of short films funded by the Morrison Government. Moving Pictures is a series 15 films to help people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds look out for the warning signs of dementia, where to find help and the types of dementia care available. Read more...

February 22nd, 2019|Media|

Language barrier an added problem for families dealing with dementia

Dementia is a rising issue, with more than 460,000 Australians affected and the number forecast to exceed one million by mid-century. But for families from diverse backgrounds there’s an added complication. Federal Minister for Ageing Ken Wyatt said elderly Australians from other cultural groups are likely to revert back to their mother tongue when they get dementia, and their children may not speak the language. To read the article about Moving Pictures in The Australian, Click HERE

March 18th, 2018|Media|
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