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Aged Care Diversity Framework action plans
This webpage from the Department of Health and Aged Care provides a collection of documents addressing the needs of older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, senior Australians from CALD backgrounds and LGBTI elders.
Seniors Connected Program
This webpage from the Department of Social Services describes the Seniors Connected Program. The program aims to address social isolation and loneliness among older Australians. The page links to a variety of programs and services to facilitate social connection.
Communication Strategies for you and your loved ones
This article from Ear Science Institute Australia describes practical strategies to help in communicating with people with hearing problems. It also includes a 3min video about how hearing loss affects everyone.
Loneliness and social isolation
This webpage from COTA Victoria discusses a few approaches to address social isolation and loneliness. It also contains a video about the Connecting Communities to Care programs from Bolton Clarke and links to resources from the World Health Organization specific to social prescribing to address social isolation.