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Yuendumu old peoples program
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:
- meals on wheels
- personal care
- laundry assistance
- social support
- health support
- hort term residential respite care at Ngurra Mampu Maninja-kurlangu.
Abstract adapted from Yuendumu old peoples program
Mampu Maninja-kurlangu Jarlu Patu-ku Aboriginal Corporation
via Alice Springs NT 0872
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