Video remote interpreting for home-based cognitive assessments Stakeholders' perspectives
Andrew Simon Gilbert, Samantha Croy, Kerry Hwang, Dina LoGiudice, Betty Haralambous
INTERPRETING | JOHN BENJAMINS PUBLISHING CO | Published : 2021
Abstract Many health and social care services are implementing video remote interpreting (VRI) to deal with supply shortages and high costs of language interpreting for linguistically diverse clients. This qualitative study examines stakeholders’ perspectives on using VRI for home-based cognitive assessments, which are routinely performed with older people during aged care assessments in Australia. We conducted 25 semi-structured interviews with clients, assessors and interpreters in Melbourne and a regional Victorian city. We found that across stakeholder groups participants usually regard VRI as an acceptable alternative to face-to-face interpreting when the latter is not possible. Freelan..View full abstract
This research was funded by the Dementia and Aged Care Services Grants provided by the Department of Health, Commonwealth Government, Australia.