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Workplace Cultural Awareness Training for the Aged Care Sector

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Date:
September 8, 2021
Time:
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Other Time Zones:
9.30am – 11.00am  (NSW, ACT, TAS, VIC, QLD)
9.00am – 10.30am (SA, NT)
7.30am – 9.00am (WA)
Cost:
Free – $155.00

September 8, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Free – $155.00
Most Australian workplaces reflect our diversity with about 13% of workers born in non-English speaking countries and 23% born overseas.
This 90-minute online training program for residential and community aged care sector employees (including Volunteers) will help build a supportive workplace by providing the practical skills, knowledge and tools to support and engage in an effective relationship with new employees, workplace trainees and students from a diversity cultural backgrounds.  The workshop aim is to assist staff and volunteers (across all job roles) and create a cultural aware and inclusive workplace. This session will look at developing a supportive workplace for employees from multi-cultural backgrounds to assist in improving team cohesion and create opportunities to improve cross-cultural care for residents.

Topics include:

  • Diversity Challenges in the Aged Care Workplace
  • Cross Cultural Communication
  • Cultural Self Awareness
  • Benefits of Employing Multi-cultural Staff
Presenter: Megan McBaron, ACSA Workforce and Industry Development Officer

Who should attend: 

These workshops are suitable for anyone working in the aged and community care industry across all roles.

Disclaimer: This Workplace Cultural Awareness workshop is free to Tasmanian Aged and Community Care providers (staff and volunteers) through funding by the Department of State Growth’s Training and Work Pathways Program funding.  
  If you have any questions please contact Gayle Walduck on gayle.walduck@acsa.asn.au