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11 Nov 2019
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1-2pm

Monday Lunch Live with Courtney Pocock

Technology to assist culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) patients

CALD Assist offers a simple and dynamic way for nursing staff and clinicians to communicate with patients when an interpreter is not available. Courtney Pocock will share information about the award winning iPad app, developed by Western Health in partnership with the CSIRO with support from Better Care Victoria and previously the Victorian government.

Technology to assist culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) patients

CALD Assist offers a simple and dynamic way for nursing staff and clinicians to communicate with patients when an interpreter is not available. Courtney Pocock will share information about the award winning iPad app, developed by Western Health in partnership with the CSIRO with support from Better Care Victoria and previously the Victorian government.

Courtney Pocock, CALD Assist Project Manager, Western Health

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Courtney is a Grade 4 Speech Pathologist at Western Health with experience across the continuum of care. She was the original creator of the CALD Assist concept and methodology. She has presented at several state and national conferences relating particularly to speech pathology, sub-acute care and cultural diversity. 

This presentation will outline the challenges and successes of the development, evaluation and implementation of CALD Assist. 

Learn more about this exciting new technology and help overcome inequity in care delivery for patients wherever you are.

Monday 11 November

VCCC Building, Level 7 Lecture Theatres

Light lunch served from 12.30pm

Presentation: 1-2pm

 Can't be there in person? Register for webinar.