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Description 
Residents of aged care homes represent one of the sickest and most vulnerable members of the community. One third of residents in residential aged care facilities are from a non-English speaking background with limited English proficiency (LEP), which makes them a particularly at-risk population. Effective communication with residents is a requirement for the delivery of equitable and high-quality primary health care. Yet, there is a known lack of utilisation of translating and interpreting services in mainstream, non-language specific aged care homes.
Essential criteria: 
Minimum entry requirements can be found here: https://www.monash.edu/admissions/entry-requirements/minimum
Keywords 
Health services; aged care; aging; interpreting and translating services; CALD; vulnerable populations; equity in health care; health workforce; data
School 
School of Primary and Allied Health Care
Available options 
PhD/Doctorate
Masters by research
Honours
BMedSc(Hons)
Graduate Diploma
Short projects
Joint PhD/Exchange Program
Time commitment 
Full-time
Part-time
Top-up scholarship funding available 
No
Physical location 
Notting Hill
Co-supervisors 
Dr 
Shiva Vasi,
Dr 
Joanne Enticott
Dr 
Katrina Long
Dr 
Jim Hlavac

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