Hands holding tablet with CALD Assist on screenCALD Assist is a free app, downloadable from Apple App store and Google play Store, which can assist clinicians communicate with people with limited English proficiency. Developed by Western Health in partnership with CSIRO, CALD Assist provides more than 200 commonly used phrases in low risk/basic care areas, professionally interpreted into ten languages. The translated phrases are supported by images, video and audio recordings. CALD Assist does not replace professional interpreters, but can assist overcome basic language barriers when interpreters are not available.

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