Launch of Health Promotion Service for Older People evaluation report

Wednesday 20 March 2013

12pm start to 12.30pm, lunch to follow official launch

INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES

The Hon Andrew Constance MP, Minister for Ageing and Disability Services will be launching the report on the Health Promotion Service for Older People (HPSOP) on Wednesday 20 March.

Pino Migliorino, Managing Director of the Cultural and Indigenous Research Centre Australia (CIRCA), who conducted the programme evaluation and CPSA Policy Coordinator Paul Versteege will be available for interview about the success of peer education in healthy ageing.

Bilingual spokespeople representing various communities will also be available for interview.

CPSA conducted a review of HPSOP, particularly examining the value and success of a peer education model in healthy ageing. Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) participants represent the majority of service users within this programme and the delivery has been shown to successfully meet the needs of CALD older people and organisations. The outcomes and recommendations of the review will be launched at the event.

What:

Interview opportunities Pino Migliorino, Paul Versteege & English- speaking and bilingual peer educators

When:

Wednesday 20 March 2013

12pm start to 12.30pm, lunch to follow Official launch

Where:

Activity Room 1, Ashfield Civic Centre
260 Liverpool Rd, Ashfield 2131

To arrange an interview please contact Claire Sturrock at Cultural Perspectives on: 03 9289 9577 or 0459 350 645