[Taiwan Immigrants’ Global News Network] Chiayi currently launched a health education guide translated into multiple languages to help improve the care skills of foreign family care workers. Using the native language that foreign care workers are familiar with so that the elders under care can receive better services.
Care Chart Cards in Indonesian.Photo provided by Chiayi City Government
Chiayi County and Chiayi City launched a program (到宅訓練外籍看護工計畫) that tailored for the disabled elders. Through professional and foreign interpreters teaching and translating at home, the profession is brought into the home of the client, reducing the language barrier of foreign care workers.
Care Chart Cards in Thai.Photo provided by Chiayi City Government
The department of Health created a set of multilingual care chart cards that cover wound care, turning over, nasogastric tube care, urine catheter care, tracheostomy tube care, regular nursing education and training, and a tutorial video, provides international caregivers the best and quickest chance to comprehend nursing techniques. The card also has a QRCode that can be scanned to access video exercises that may be downloaded from the long-term care center's website or obtained from the long-term care centers.
Care Chart Cards in Filipino.Photo provided by Chiayi City Government
The website of the Chiayi County Long-term Care Center also links to the project introduction video, and leaflets for application and contact information in various townships. In the near future, it plans to translate Vietnamese nursing skills and health education to strengthen the ability of foreign nursing care. The public can contact Chiayi County Long-Term Care Center (05) 3625750 to inquire more long-term information.