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Webinar: Translating and interpreting services for aged care

May 14 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ACST

This webinar gives information about the free translating and interpreting services available to the aged care sector:

  • Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) National
  • the free aged care translation service

Presenters

  • Chair, Isolde Kauffman, Department of Health and Aged Care
  • Fiona Nixon, ThinkHQ: free aged care translation service
  • Mary Ann Geronimo, Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia (FECCA): the importance of translating and interpreting services in aged care
  • Jen Cvetkovski, Department of Home Affairs: Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) National for aged care
  • Cecilia Chiolera, Partners In Culturally Appropriate Care: the importance of translating and interpreting services in aged care

Presenters include representatives from the Department of Health and Aged Care, translation service provider Think HQ, the Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia (FECCA) and Partners In Culturally Appropriate Care (PICAC).

AUSLAN interpretation will be provided for this webinar.

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Department of Health and Aged Care
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Event Summary
The webinar provides an overview of these services and explains how providers can use them to communicate with older people from diverse backgrounds in different languages.

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