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Brunswick North, Victoria
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
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.
27 Hope Street
PO Box 5002
Brunswick Vic 3056
Ph: (03) 8388 1222
Fax: (03) 9387 9925