Baptcare celebrates innovative partnership with Maltese community

Baptcare has a long history of providing aged care services to support the lives of older people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds and recognises the importance of providing culturally appropriate care.

Family and community services, culturally and linguistically diverse

COMMUNITY services organisation and aged care provider today celebrated a new partnership approach to provide Home Care packages to the Maltese community at an official welcome event held in Keilor East.

Baptcare Chief Executive, Graham Dangerfield said the organisation is delighted to partner with the Maltese Council to offer the highest possible care to the community. “Baptcare and the Maltese Council will combine expertise in the delivery of care with the support and provision of services that are closely aligned to the values, beliefs and traditions of the Maltese community.”

The partnership represents a new paradigm of working that closely aligns with Baptcare’s Consumer Directed Care

Approach which empowers clients and their families with the choice of care and how the care is delivered.

“The innovative partnership has already been of immense benefit with Baptcare facilitating access to higher levels of care for those eligible,” Mr Dangerfield said.

“Baptcare is passionate about working together with the Maltese Community of Victoria to develop and train our staff to deliver care that closely aligns with the values, beliefs and traditions of our Maltese clients,” he said.

Maltese Community Council of Victoria President (MCCV), Victor Borg said “Baptcare has a great team who is committed to providing the best possible care and we thank you for what you are doing for the Maltese community.”

The partnership is strongly aligned to Baptcare’s mission of partnering for fullness of life with people of all ages, cultures,

About Baptcare

Baptcare is a community services organisation, founded in 1945, and currently works across over 40 sites in Victoria and Tasmania, offering residential and community care for older people, support to children, families, and people with disability, financially disadvantaged people and asylum seekers.