ESMAP Resources and Services

ESMAP Resources and Services

For HACC Services

The ESMAP provides a range of resources and services for HACC and HACC like services working with older people, younger people with disability and carers from CALD backgrounds:

  • Consultations  and discussions with HACC services to identify areas of concern/barriers in service access and responsiveness to the needs of CALD consumers in their services
  • Assistance in development and distribution of appropriate multilingual materials to CALD communities
  • Customised training on Cultural Competency
  • Networking and partnership opportunities
  • Regular update on issues, program and service development relating to older people, younger people with disability and carers from CALD backgrounds. Organise focus groups/consultations with CALD HACC target

 For CALD Communities

  • Counselling, Referral, Information and Advocacy services
  • Information and education sessions aimed to increase awareness about HACC system and how to access  HACC and HACC like services in CALD communities
  • Consultations with CALD communities in regards to the home and community care needs in their communities
  • HACC Consumer and Carer Handbook in 21 languages
  • Directory of culturally specific and multicultural HACC services for older people, people with disabilities and their carers in the Eastern Suburbs
  • Brochure  on HACC services translated into six community languages

Reports

hacc-survey-reportHACC Service Providers Survey Report

In 2013-2014 ESMAP conducted  a survey  with HACC service providers  aimed  to gain a better insight into how HACC service providers engage with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) clients and carers.  The finding  of this survey have been compiled in the report  Building  the capacity of HACC service providers to better meet the needs of clients from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

domestic-violenceUnderstanding Domestic Violence

Over the past few months our new ESMAP Project Officer, Zar Ni Lwin Oo, conducted extensive research on the rate and trends of domestic abuse in Eastern Sydney’s elderly CALD community. His startling findings have been compiled in the report Understanding Domestic Violence.

Useful Resources

This Project is funded jointly by the Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA) and NSW Department of Family and Community Services: Ageing, Disability and Home Care.

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Contact Us

PHONE

02 9569 1288

FAX

02 9550 9829

EMAIL

esmap@ecsc.org.au

POSTAL ADDRESS

Building 3, 142 Addison Rd,
Marrickville NSW 2204

This Project is funded jointly by the Department of Social Services (DSS) and NSW Department of Family and Community Services: Ageing, Disability and Home Care.