8 Interventions for Culturally Diverse Seniors

8 Interventions for Culturally Diverse Seniors

User Profile By Haley Burress   United States

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Seniors from multicultural backgrounds are common in residential care communities. Language barriers and cultural differences can make care and daily life a challenge. Here’s how to honor differences and improve quality of life for seniors from multicultural backgrounds.

Seniors from multicultural backgrounds are common in residential care communities. They may be first or second-generation in the country. They may prefer to speak a different language. It can feel challenging to find relevant activity resources to support them.

Here are some simple ways you can bridge this gap and improve quality of life for culturally diverse residents.

In this article we cover:

  • Developing a Plan
  • 8 Interventions for Culturally Diverse Residents
  • Other Cultural Considerations
  • My Experience with Cultural Diversity
  • Always Keep an Open Mind


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Susan 10th Dec 2019 Activity Director
Thank you for your valuable positive comment
Mary 10th Dec 2019 Trainer,Assessor Aged, Community,Disability
With the newly introduced standards Holistic care which is our specialty in Leisure and Health Golden carers is an invaluable resource. My students have appreciated the tips that support them developing their individual tool box of activities to demonstrate their unique employability skills. Makes me proud to be their teacher and assessor and gives me hope for the future in Aged. Community and Disability sectors.
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