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Homelessness NSW, Yfoundations and DV NSW have recently developed three new guidelines to support the delivery of services to people at risk of or currently experiencing homelessness. The guidelines cover 3 different areas of practice, but all share common principles, such as trauma informed care, services being culturally informed

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The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Council of Australia (FECCA) has launched the Positive CALD Ageing Network (PCAN) Newsletter. PCAN is a bi-monthly newsletter dedicated to building the capacity of the aged-care sector to provide appropriate care and support to older Australians from CALD backgrounds.

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ACWA’s Transition to Independence Forum (TIF) has developed a series of resources to support the sector and raise awareness of services available for people transitioning from care services in NSW, both what is available and the gaps that still need addressing.

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Creating Word documents that can be read and understood by a diverse range of people is just as vital as creating accessible, inclusive websites and online content. Imagine going to a recruitment website and downloading the Position Description as a Word document, or being sent it as an email attachment, only to find that you cannot access the document

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A range of resources specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, including translated materials, can be viewed or downloaded from the My Aged Care website. The available resources include brochures, fact sheets, print advertisements, radio advertisements and a poster (in English only).

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Spinal Cord Injuries Australia has released Stories from the Smallest Room, a series of videos about continence for people with a spinal cord injury. The videos feature people who have a spinal cord injury as well as healthcare professionals talking frankly and openly about continence, as well as sharing tips and tricks to deal with this sometimes-embarrassing issue.

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When children can’t live with their parents, family members or friends might become their primary carers. This is called grandparent or kinship care. Raising Children Network has published two new printable guides featuring essential information about being a carer and about supporting carers.

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ReachOut Australia is a digital mental health service for young Australians and their parents. A new platform providing a one-stop-shop for young people to connect to personalised support has been released. The new platform can connect young people to free anytime help and focuses on prevention, self-help and early intervention.

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A new publication is available to help NDIS providers develop their business processes for working within the scheme. Doing business in the NDIS? A business process development guide for providers will assist leadership teams to determine their required business processes for operating in the NDIS business environment.

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Reimgine Today is a website that aims to help people living with a psychosocial disability to better understand the NDIS and what supports and services it can offer. It was co-designed by people living with psychosocial disabilities and people with lived experience of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).