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Useful Sites

Following is a contact list of organisations that may be of interest or assistance:

Alzheimer’s Association
Alzheimer’s Australia is the peak body providing support and advocacy for the 500,000 Australians living with dementia.

Cultural Diversity: a guide for health professionals
The guide presents health and socio-cultural information on multicultural communities (including torture and trauma and issues for children, young people and women).

ADHC Ensuring Good Nutrition policy
This booklet is published by The Benevolent Society. It is about taking steps to protect your interests, making sure your future is in good hands and things are done the way you want.

Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care (DADHC)
The Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care is one of the largest human services organisations in NSW.
The Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) is the national Association of the profession.

Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia
FECCA is the Australian national peak body that promotes multiculturalism, community harmony and social justice.

HACC DOs Network
The HACC DOs Network is a structure through which HACC DOs arrange to meet for mutual support and the exchange of information, including developments relating specifically to the HACC Program.

Home and Community Care (HACC) Program
The Home and Community Care (HACC) Program is a central element of the Australian Government’s aged care policy, providing community care services to frail aged and younger people with disabilities, and their carers.

Home Care Service
The Home Care Service of NSW is the State’s largest provider of in home services with more than 50,000 clients.

Home Modification and Maintenance Services (HMMS) NSW

www.nswhmms.orgA not-for-profit organisation, the NSW HMMS State Council is the peak body representing Home Modification and Maintenance Services across New South Wales.

Human Services Network (HSNet)
HSNet is a secure website available for the use of staff working in the New South Wales human services sector.

Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association
The Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association of NSW (MDAA) is the peak body for people from a non-English speaking background (NESB) with disability and their families and carers in NSW.

Multicultural Mental Health of Australia
Provides national leadership in building greater awareness of mental health and suicide prevention amongst Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

Meals on Wheels Insurance Program is a program of NSW Meals on Wheels Association that offers insurance cover to any not for profit community based organisation.

Nutrition Australia
Nutrition Australia is an independent body that aims to promote the health and well-being of all Australians.

TARS: The Aged Care Right Service, NSW Advocacy Services
The Aged-care Rights Service (TARS) is a community legal centre that provides advocacy for the residents of Commonwealth funded hostels and nursing homes.