Online module

Supporting diverse communities

30 mins

1 week

Cost free

Certificate of Completion

This module focuses on the topic of how multicultural aged care providers support people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds who are living with dementia.

Suitable for people working in:

Community Care , Primary Care

This module is part of the course:

AJDC Read and Quiz series

Supporting diverse communities

Supporting diverse communities

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Identify some of the barriers faced by people living with dementia from culturally and linguistically diverse communities in accessing care services
  • Describe practical examples of how multicultural aged care providers can advocate for and offer tailored support to people living with dementia from culturally and linguistically diverse communities
  • Distinguish between cultural expectations that support a person with dementia or their family carers and those that may not be so helpful

Continuing Professional Education

A completion certificate for CPD credit is awarded upon successful completion of this module.


Thank you to:

  • Kerry Schelks (AJDC Managing Editor) for her role in preparing and publishing the original AJDC article
  • AJDC article authors Bianca Brijnath, Josefine Antoniades and Andrew Gilbert for reviewing the module
  • DTA staff for reviewing the module

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