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|Institution||Onemda VicHealth Koori Health Unit, The University of Melbourne|
This report outlines Onemda's evaluation of the New model of care program. The program was established by The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) in Melbourne and implemented by the Wadja Aboriginal Family Place. It aims to improve Aboriginal patient access to hospital services and to provide culturally appropriate care. The program arose from hospital and community concerns that more still needs to be done to improve the health of Aboriginal children.
The New model of care program involves five components:
The evaluation supported this program, and provided recommendations for each of the five components.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract