Cultural Diversity and Languages Other Than English
Osborne Park Hospital welcomes people of all cultures.
Our community has 0.8% Aboriginal people in our Stirling Coastal Health District and 1.4% in our South Eastern and Central Health District, which is below the 3.8% Western Australian average and the 3% Australian average.
During 2013/2014, the following most frequently used language interpreters at OPH were:
Vietnamese, Arabic, Mandarin, Burmese, Italian, Dari, Cantonese, Karen, Macedonian and Persian.
Information and Resources in Languages Other Than English (LOTE)
- HealthyWA website provides information on multicultural and language services
- The Queensland Government’s Multi-cultural Health website provides information in LOTE on many health related topics
- The New South Wales Government Multi-cultural Health Communication website provides information in LOTE on many health related topics
- The Victorian Government Health Translations website provides information in LOTE on many health related topics
- Interpreter Card Information from the Office of Multicultural Interests
- Advance Care Planning and Advance Care Directives from Advance Care Planning Australia
- Consent for Blood Transfusion from the Australian Red Cross Blood Service
- Beyondblue provides information on depression, anxiety, stress, grief, loss.
- Disability information in the following languages - : Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Korean, Serbian, Somali, Vietnamese, Croatian from the Disability Services Commission
- The Department of Health website provides Interpreted Information and free translation of short text or whole websites in LOTE.
- Post and Antenatal Depression Information (PANDA) what to do when Motherhood makes you Sad - also personal stories of depression & anxiety with new babies.
- Pressure Injury Information
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care website for Rights and Responsibilities for Public Patients.
- Rights and Responsibilities for Public Patients
- Women’s Health issues (from Ishar Multicultural Women’s Health Centre)