Coming Up Tue 10:00 PM  AEDT
Coming Up Live in 
Live
Burmese radio
SBS BURMESE

Viva: Re-imagining aged care in Australia part 2

An elderly woman. Source: PA Wire

The Interim Report by the Aged Care Royal Commission reveals a substandard residential aged care sector plagued by poor care and safety standards.

As Australia looks at improving the care of our ageing population, it must also consider the complex cultural needs of our multicultural seniors.

Some innovative providers are recognising the importance of intergenerational interactions.

Statistics from Dementia Australia shows that 52 per cent of residents in aged care facilities are affected by dementia.

Many overseas-born seniors will lose their English language skills and revert back to speaking their mother tongue as their cognitive abilities decline, thus demanding culturally competent care in nursing homes.

Listen more now. 

Coming up next

# TITLE RELEASED TIME MORE
Viva: Re-imagining aged care in Australia part 2 09/11/2019 16:03 ...
uoH.f'Do'> cdAH;=19 *H>f-wDq> rRw>f,HRe h>f'fv>w>fqdurd.fymf 26/11/2020 05:26 ...
ကိုဗစ်ကာလကြားက ငြိမ်းချမ်းရေးရှာ အမျိုးသမီးများ 17/10/2020 10:38 ...
Jacob Thang - A man who is trying to change lives through candles making 28/12/2019 12:41 ...
What it means for Myanmar in facing ICC and ICJ's investigations? 16/11/2019 14:17 ...
What is schoolies week? 16/11/2019 12:53 ...
Myanmar faces opposition to its coal power stations in ethnic areas 16/11/2019 09:02 ...
Perinatal depression and anxiety is costing Australia $877 million annually 12/11/2019 12:17 ...
Intellectual disable children are still discriminated in Myanmar 09/11/2019 08:32 ...
European satellites collect Australian environmental data 09/11/2019 06:36 ...
View More