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Yuendumu old peoples program

 

Overview

The Mampu Maninja-kurlangu Jarlu Patu-ku Aboriginal Corporation runs the Yuendumu old peoples program. This program commenced in 2000, and provides comprehensive community-based aged care services for elderly Warlpiri people living in Yuendumu, a remote community in the Northern Territory. These services are provided by younger community members, and include:

Abstract adapted from Yuendumu old peoples program

Contacts

Wendy Brown
Mampu Maninja-kurlangu Jarlu Patu-ku Aboriginal Corporation
PMB Yuendumu
via Alice Springs NT 0872

Related publications

Smith K, Grundy JJ, Nelson HJ (2010)

Culture at the centre of community based aged care in a remote Australian Indigenous setting: a case study of the development of Yuendumu Old People's Programme.

Rural and Remote Health; (10): 1422

Retrieved from http://www.rrh.org.au/publishedarticles/article_print_1422.pdf

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Last updated: 6 December 2011
 
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