GOC Care will provide community – based responses for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD) and the general community that are enriching and support people to remain at home and participate in their community.
- For our people……. Responsive. Culturally Enriching. Supportive.
- For our communities……. Building capacity. Strengthening. Collaboration.
The values guiding GOC Care’s work include:
Cultural Competence: Practical access and equity through ensuring the cultural safety of all stakeholders
Respect: Having regard for ourselves and others, honouring the diversity within our society and accepting the right of others (clients, colleagues and others) in their choice of lifestyle, beliefs, opinions and preferences.
Innovation and creativity: Staff will look for creative approaches to meeting the needs of clients, within organisational and financial constraints.
Honesty: We will be truthful and honest in our dealings with clients and those who care for them, staff who support them, colleagues with whom we partner to deliver services, funding bodies, other relevant government departments, and the general community.
Individualised responses: In honouring the uniqueness of each individual and their circumstances, to develop an inspired, personalised and holistic response to their care needs, using relevant and available community services.
Collaboration and Partnerships: Development and maintenance of a culture which is based on teamwork, respect, trust and cooperation. Engagement with all sections of the community to enable a flow of ideas, learnings, research, and better practice to continually enhance quality of care.