Training

Fortis, on behalf of PICAC offers a range of training options designed to meet the needs of organisations in the Aged Care industry, with a focus on supporting CaLD stakeholders, be they staff, residents or the broader community.

Fortis collaborates with peak groups to co-deliver training which includes:

  • Introduction to Culture, Communication and Relationships at Work – Fortis award winning work
  • Palliative Care with a CALD Focus  – partnering with Cancer Council WA
  • Dementia with a CALD Focus
  • Culture and Continence – partnering with Continence Advisory Service WA
  • Fortis continues to develop content in consultation with organisations who have identified a specific need. The following courses will be available in 2018:
      • Working with Interpreters: The CaLD perspective
      • Culture and Elder Abuse
      • Managing Conflict with families and carers of CaLD clients in Aged Care services

Workshops & Information Sessions

If courses and dates are unavailable, please send an expression of interest for the course that you would like to attend by CLICKING HERE.

We will advise you when the next course is scheduled.

All training courses may be provided to your organisation at a time and place that suits your staff.

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PICAC WA Information Session

This FREE information session offers key information to service providers working with CALD communities and consumers on programs, tools and resources that are available via the Partners in Culturally Appropriate Care WA program and Fortis Consulting.

27th July 2018 – Bunbury

CLICK HERE to send an expression of interest.

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Building a Culturally Inclusive Workplace PICAC WA

This workshop offers key information and knowledge to build skills in delivering services in a culturally diverse workplace, to CALD communities and consumers within your organisation.

No courses are scheduled at this time.

CLICK HERE to send an expression of interest.

Introduction to Culture, Communication and Relationships at Work

This workshop offers key information and knowledge to build skills in delivering services in a culturally diverse workplace.

No courses are scheduled at this time.

CLICK HERE to send an expression of interest.

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Palliative Care with a CALD Focus

The workshop offers key information and knowledge to help you understand how to deliver culturally appropriate Palliative Care within the CALD communities you work in.

No courses are scheduled at this time.

CLICK HERE to send an expression of interest.

Dementia with a CALD Focus

The workshop offers key information and knowledge to build skills to enable interpretation and management of changing behaviours in people living with dementia from CALD backgrounds.

  • A half day workshop is available to develop skills to enable interpretation and management of challenging behaviours in people living with dementia from CALD backgrounds
    • A two hour condensed session is available for this program

CLICK HERE to send an expression of interest.

Culture and Continence Care

The workshop offers key information and knowledge on how continence and incontinence are viewed across cultures.

No courses are scheduled at this time.

CLICK HERE to send an expression of interest.

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Translating and Interpreting / Language Services Care

COMING SOON – this workshop will look at best practice methods for Translating and Interpreting Services.

No courses are scheduled at this time.

CLICK HERE to send an expression of interest.

Fortis Consulting work in partnership with Dementia Australia to deliver the Your Brain Matters program, these FREE 1.5 hour information sessions support community by raising awareness of the signs of Dementia and ways in which you can offset Dementia as well as  and tools and resources that are available to those living, caring or dealing with Dementia.

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In partnership with Multicultural Services WA – Bunbury 27th July 2018

CLICK HERE to send an expression of interest for a FREE Your Brain Matters session for your organisation or community.

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