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Health professional partnerships: occupational therapists and Aboriginal Health Workers
This study undertaken in remote North Queensland describes the partnership between health professionals, namely occupational therapists and Aboriginal Health Workers, and the subsequent benefits for client outcomes. The findings, relevant to allied health workers, highlight the significance of establishing professional partnerships to provide effective and culturally appropriate interventions for the Aboriginal clients involved.
Hooper K, Thomas Y, Clarke M (2007)
Health professional partnerships and their impact on Aboriginal health: an occupational therapist's and Aboriginal health worker's perspective.
Australian Journal of Rural Health; 15(1): 46-51