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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Our health our way (3rd edition) (2012)

Author

arbias

City

Brunswick North, Victoria

Type

Report

Institution

arbias

 

Description

This report provides information and advice for clinicians, case managers, and support workers on how to support Aboriginal people who have a suspected or diagnosed acquired brain injury (ABI). The report focuses on ABI that has resulted from alcohol and other substance misuse, and covers mild, moderate, and severe cognitive impairment.

The sections of the report include:

The report highlights that the issues faced by people with an ABI are the same for both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people, but working with Aboriginal people requires cultural sensitivity.

 

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

The information in this report will be useful for people who work with Aboriginal people who have an acquired brain injury (ABI). The report includes advice on how to work with Aboriginal people in a culturally appropriate manner, and what workers can do to improve the lives of Aboriginal people with an ABI.

Contact details

arbias Victoria
27 Hope Street
PO Box 5002
Brunswick Vic 3056
Ph: (03) 8388 1222
Fax: (03) 9387 9925
Email: VIC@arbias.com.au

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Last updated: 20 August 2013
 
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