Diversity in Residential Aged Care

Professional Courses


All Specialties

Members $95
Non-members $190
Lunch and refreshments provided

Learn all about diversity in residential aged care and how it all fits in with your role and legal responsibilities.

  • What is diversity?
  • Features of a strong and diverse community
  • Benefits of a diverse community
  • Overview of the Australian Government’s Aged Care Diversity Framework
  • A human rights approach-aged care and diversity
  • Aged Care Quality Standards-identity, culture and diversity
  • Cultural safety in residential aged care
  • Inclusion-concept and in practice
  • Key expectations of the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission in relation to diversity
  • The Aged Care Act 1997- and the Special Needs groups
  • Deeper look at these special needs groups: LGBTIQA+ / ATSI / CALD
  • Discrimination and marginalisation
  • Diversity Planning in residential aged care
  • Australian Government’s action plans
  • Importance of self-reflection.