Culturally safe assessment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with dementia in residential aged care – Geraldton

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05 Sep 2017

The Cultural Assessment is an excellent tool that can direct care planning. This ‘living document’ is designed to start a conversation and build rapport with your Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients and their families.

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Nina Graham, RN , BSc Nursing, M.T&D Project Officer, Dementia Training Australia with Gwen Rakabula, Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the need for holistic assessment of people with dementia
  • Consider the specific needs of Aboriginal people with dementia
  • Demonstrate the impact of historical events and government policies on the life experiences of Aboriginal people
  • Complete the new DTSC Cultural Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.

Professional Value

This three hour workshop may contribute to three hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Registration and tea and coffee from 8.15am


Phone: 08 9224 2098

  • Registrations Open: 07 Aug 2017
  • Registrations Close: 04 Sep 2017
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The Centre for Rural Health, Multi Purpose Room
167 Fitzgerald Street, Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia

  • Person Lynda Durack
  • Address The University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital
    Level 6, Ainslie House, 48 Murray Street, Perth, WA