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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

National Indigenous palliative care project

 

Overview

The aim of this project was to support mainstream health providers in providing culturally appropriate palliative care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Funded by the Commonwealth Government as part of the National palliative care program, this program was the result of recommendations made in the National Indigenous palliative care needs study. The specific goals of this project were:

Abstract adapted from CareSearch

Contacts

Palliative care knowledge network project
CareSearch
Level 2
Flinders Health Sciences Building
Repatriation General Hospital
Daws Road (near gate 5)
Daw Park SA 5041
Email: caresearch@flinders.edu.au

Related publications

Sullivan K, Johnston L, Colyer C, Beale J, Willis J, Harrison J, Welsh K (2003)

National Indigenous palliative care needs study: final report.

Canberra: Department of Health and Ageing

Pop Arthur (2011)

Inception Strategies

The Department of Health and Ageing and Boab Health Services in Broome engaged Inception Strategies to develop this poster on palliative care. The poster was produced as part of the National Indigenous palliative care project, and aims to highlight the importance of advanced care planning with Indigenous clients. The concept for this poster was developed during a comic book workshop with Aboriginal women at Boab Health Services, the end product of which will be released in 2012.

Abstract adapted from Inception Strategies

Providing culturally appropriate palliative care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: resource kit (2004)

Mungabareena Aboriginal Corporation, Wodonga Insitute of TAFE, Mercy Health Service Albury (Palliative Care)

This resources was produced as part of the National Indigenous palliative care project. It is divided into three sections:

This resource helps to operationalize the findings, making them usable and relevant to practitioners and palliative care organisations.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Providing culturally appropriate palliative care: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resource kit project - Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (2006)

Rural Health and Palliative Care Branch

The following resources have been produced as complementary resources to the National Indigenous Palliative Care Project. The following is a brief summary of the activities, approach and resources developed by some of the states and territories.

Abstract adapted from the Care Search website

Providing culturally appropriate palliative care: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resource kit project - Victoria (VIC) (2005)

Caresearch

The following resources have been produced as complementary resources to the National Indigenous Palliative Care Project. The following is a brief summary of the activities, approach and resources developed by some of the states and territories.

Abstract adapted from the Care Search website

Providing culturally appropriate palliative care: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resource kit project - Western Australia (WA) (2005)

Caresearch

The following resource have been produced as complementary resources to the National Indigenous Palliative Care Project. The following is a brief summary of the activities, approach and resources developed by some of the states and territories.

Abstract adapted from the Care Search website

Providing culturally appropriate palliative care: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resources kit project - New South Wales (NSW) (2005)

New South Wales Department of Health

The following resource has been produced as complementary resources to the National Indigenous Palliative Care Project. The following is a brief summary of the activities, approach and resources developed by some of the states and territories.

Abstract adapted from the Care Search website

Providing culturally appropriate palliative care: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resources kit project - Northern Territory (NT) (2005)

Northern Territory Government

The following resource have been produced as complementary resources to the National Indigenous Palliative Care Project. The following is a brief summary of the activities, approach and resources developed by some of the states and territories.

Abstract adapted from the Care Search website

Providing culturally appropriate palliative care: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resources kit project - South Australia (SA) (2006)

South Australia Department of Health

The Department of Health undertook two projects funded by the Department of Health and Ageing through the National Palliative Care Program initiative. The projects involved the development of resources and increasing the knowledge about palliative care for the Aboriginal community across South Australia by providing funding to health services for community activities.

Abstract adapted from the Care Search website

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Last updated: 26 April 2012
 
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