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ACCOs to the forefront and the aged care gap: Aboriginal Community Services on the Closing the Gap Review

There was one thing resoundingly clear in the recent Closing the Gap review, and that was the government’s failure to recognise Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCOs) as the way forward.
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Uncle Jerri from the ACS Outreach team stands netx to the ACS truck in Amata

Our Outreach Team’s Guide To Culturally Appropriate Support

Our Outreach team is responsible for assisting Elders in a crisis and also provide cultural advisory training and services. There are seven key points that the Outreach team consider when
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Adelaide Book Club Spreads Christmas Cheer to Aboriginal Elders

Aboriginal Community Services helps care for over 800 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders in Adelaide and regional South Australia. We aim to support and enable all Elders to have
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AGM 2023 and Board Governance

The Aboriginal Community Services Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on 23 November 2023 at the Hilton Hotel, Hilton.  Thirteen members were present, and two absent members provided proxy votes
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Annual Report 2022 – 2023

Excerpt from CEO, Graham Aitken’s report: It is with pleasure that I present this report and I am happy to seethe number of Elders receiving our services continuing to grow.Our
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What sort of aged care is available to First Nations Elders & what is ACS doing to improve it?

Consumers of Aboriginal Community Services can access a range of different aged care funding packages depending on what they are eligible for. This will be decided by My Aged Care
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Over 300 First Nations Elders Gather for ACS Christmas Lunch

325 First Nations Elders came together on the 6th of December for Aboriginal Community Service’s annual Christmas celebration! After the success of our NAIDOC event earlier this year, the Christmas
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Aunty Shirley from the Aboriginal Elders Village speaks to CEO Graham Aitken

First Nations Elders at forefront of National Aged Care Alliance Meeting

The National Aged Care Alliance (NACA) focused in on appropriate care for First Nations Elders at their recent meeting in Adelaide on the 16th of November. Aboriginal Community Services was
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Newsletter – Spring 2023

In this edition: Trachoma prevention in our communities, letters from school kids to our Elders, going live with AlayaCare, the launch of NATSIAACC. Message from the CEO Welcome to our
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Engaging Young People With Aboriginal Elders

Aboriginal Community Services’ Aboriginal Elders Village (AEV) is currently home to 22 residents. Each Elder has their own story and a wealth of wisdom. It is a privilege that our
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