The Italian Assitance Association – CO.AS.IT. (SA) Inc. is the peak body for ageing Italo-Australians in South Australia. CO.AS.IT. (SA) was formed as a collaborative initiative of the South Australian Italian community to support existing programs and respond to the growing demand for services within our community.
Advancing the wellbeing of ageing Italo-Australians with access to information, support, advocacy, services and programs that promote a fulfilling life
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This Italian Language application (App) for IPad and IPhone has been developed by CO.AS.IT. (SA) Inc. for the aged care sector, it is specifically designed and tailored to support staff and volunteers who may not have Italian language skills to communicate more effectively with Italian speaking people, however it can also be used by anyone wanting to learn some basic Italian words and phrases e.g. students, hospitals, travellers etc. Categories all have visual prompts, text and voice recordings. There is no charge to download the app. This application concept and trials were developed through a collaboration with Domiciliary Care, The Department for Communities and Social Inclusion. The App also has direct links to Italian agencies for more information, these include CO.AS.IT. (SA), ANFE, CIC, PISA, Bene Aged Care and St Hilarion Aged Care.