Looking for support during the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? Contact one of our Members. Looking for resources and information in languages other than English? Head to our COVID-19 page for official sources.

 

Visit the Multilingual Older Persons COVID-19 Support Line page for more information about how to access the service or make a referral.

Join us for our latest free webinar on Accessing Culturally Appropriate Resources for your Consumers to be held on 27 April 2021.

This webinar aims to provide staff working in the aged care sector with knowledge of how to access culturally appropriate resources to support their consumers.

PICAC Alliance

The PICAC Alliance is a unified national body comprising of each state and territory specific Partners in Culturally Appropriate Care (PICAC) funded organisations. The Alliance aims to be a voice and discussion conduit into information, training and resources to inform aged and community care services of today and tomorrow.

About the PICAC Alliance

Australia Wide Membership

Since 1997 an organisation in each state and territory has been funded by the Commonwealth Government to deliver the Partners in Culturally Appropriate Care (PICAC) Program. Over the years the national PICAC program has developed processes and practices so that the national PICAC Program outcomes can be achieved and the identified and shared national priorities implemented.

Support

aged care providers to deliver culturally appropriate care to older people from CALD communities

Help

older CALD people and their families make informed decisions about their aged care needs

Engage

and advise Government and peak organisations at a national, regional and local level

Through Our Members

The Alliance can Support

Government to ensure that the diverse characteristics and life experiences of older people are included when developing and implementing policies and measures

Peak organisations and representative groups to inform and support the sector to better meet the diverse characteristics and life experiences of older people

Aged care service providers to ensure their services better meet the diverse characteristics and life experiences of older people, including when developing their policies and procedures and in working with consumers

Consumers to actively provide feedback to inform continous improvement and articulate their role in co-design of the aged care systems and supports