Aged Care

Support and assistance to remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander aged care services – Australian Government Department of Health

Ninti is contracted by the Department of Health to provide capacity building support and assistance to a number of aged care service providers operating in remote Australia. Each assignment runs for 6-18 months. Current projects include:

  • Jymbilung House, Beaudesert, Qld
  • Hope Vale Aboriginal Corporation, Hope Vale, Qld
  • Yarrabee Aged Care, Redland Bay, Qld
  • Julalikari Council Aboriginal Corporation (JCAC), Tennant Creek, NT.

Completed projects include:

  • Aboriginal & Islander Community Resource Agency – Rockhampton Aboriginal Corporation, Rockhampton, Qld
  • Alawa Aboriginal Corporation, Minyerri, NT
  • Care Norfolk Inc, Norfolk Island
  • Kimberley Aged and Community Services, WA.

The support and assistance provided to each organisation is tailored to its context and needs, with a focus on ensuring that the organisations are equipped to provide ongoing and sustainable delivery of quality aged care services to the community, while at the same time ensuring compliance with the new Aged Care Quality Standards. These projects are implemented in collaboration with aged care specialist partners the Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing and Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS).