Culturally and linguistically diverse resources

Dementia resources for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds


Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale 

Culturally Appropriate Dementia Assessment Tools are available for screening and diagnostic assessment of people from non-English speaking backgrounds.

Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI)

ADI provides a list of Alzheimer's associations from around the world that supply information in various languages.

Australian Human Rights & Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC)

HREOC is a national independent statutory government body. The Commission, through its public awareness and other educational programs encourages a tolerant, equitable and democratic society. Website includes information on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social justice, age discrimination, disability rights, human rights, racial discrimination, and sex discrimination.

Australian Multicultural Foundation (AMF)

The Foundation promotes awareness and acceptance of Australia’s diverse cultures and how they contribute to Australia’s development.

Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing

This resource has been developed to guide and promote best practice standards of care that address cultural diversity across all levels of service design and deliver. Website includes useful multilingual resources.

Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Council of Australia (FECCA)

FECCA is the Australian national peak body that promotes multiculturalism, community harmony and social justice. Website includes Australian mosaic magazine and policies on multiculturalism.

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) Dementia Resources for Families and Professionals

This list contains links to resources produced by Dementia Australia and other organisations.