Guideline for Mental Health Service Responsiveness for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.
The availability of health services including mainstream health services that are culturally equipped to provide services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples2 is one of a number of factors that contribute to improved health.
It recognises that action is now required to improve the training, supply, recruitment and retention of appropriately skilled health professionals, health service managers and health policy officers in both mainstream and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific services.
It has arisen in response to a general sense of frustration with often inappropriate utilisation or consultation with, as well as the lack of recognition of the value and skills of, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health workers by other professionals and managers in health services.
A health service and community partnership utilising action research for the development of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health services. Christine Salisbury. University of Wollongong.
The evidence shows that individuals, health service providers, state peak bodies, local, state and federal governments all have roles to play in ensuring that racial discrimination against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is effectively addressed in Victoria.
If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander you can use this form to enrol for Medicare payments and services or to update your details. Why do I need to enrol? Being enrolled to receive Medicare payments and services helps you to access health services which include...
Notes. (a) Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Services Reporting 2008–09 data counts include services outsourced by OATSIH-funded organisation for the provision of health services while data for previous years counted only those services directly funded by OATSIH.
Despite the higher rate of dementia in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, dementia is still largely unrecognised in communities and by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and service providers.
Sometimes this is because more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people than non-Indigenous live in remote locations and not all health services are offered outside of cities. Sometimes health services are not culturally appropriate...
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Patient Evaluation of Health Services. environmental factors and less ‘benign’ factors (e.g. racism, respect, limited cultural understanding and poor communication) also influence access to, and quality of health care services.
issues, in core curricula for all health workers and health professionals providing services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Care at the end of life for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
v specific male issues — gender-specific access, separate location, male Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce, male-specific “places”, clinic or service, specialist male services including counselling/mental health/sexual problems.
In December the Australian Government announces funding for 27 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care services. These services receive up to $400,000 per year for four years as part of the Healthy for Life program.
is fundamental to Closing the Gap. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services, where they exist, are a community.
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It keeps Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people informed about government services and programs. The website includes sections on health, schooling and early childhood. National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO)...
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workforce Working Group Annual Report 2015.
Other allied health services available under Medicare. A practice nurse/Aboriginal health worker item (10987) has been introduced for people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent who have received a health assessment.
Our 28 Members operate across Queensland, giving QAIHC a state-wide perspective of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Queensland’s Aboriginal and Islander Community Controlled Health Services are an integral part of the Queensland healthcare system.
The non-Indigenous mainstream health workforce also has a critical role in delivering culturally safe services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - one which needs to be highlighted and strengthened.
• Strong relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities, and the health agencies providing services to them.
However, many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander survivors will not feel comfortable contacting an online or phone-based service, or a non-Aboriginal service.
• Health professionals and service providers who work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in cancer control, prevention, diagnosis and treatment, including the community controlled health sector.
workplace and professional relationships. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation, self-determination, and community control in relation to health care policies, programs and/or service delivery.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander guest lecturers are likely to come from local communities or social service agencies.
...specific vulnerabilities and capacities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities relating to social, spiritual and mental health issues and how these aspects
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples often do not benefit from mainstream health services to the same extent as other Australians because
Many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services are in rural and remote locations across Australia where there is poor or no access to rapid pathology testing for the management of diabetes in indigenous communities.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples accounted for 1.6% of all hospitalisations for palliative care. In 2012–13 Online Services Report data, 42% of the 205 Australian Government-funded Indigenous primary health care organisations provided palliative care (AIHW 2014a).
It provides an opportunity to increase the quality and efficiency of services, address service gaps by building on the existing capacity of ACCHS, and to expand the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce.
Mater Health Services acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which Mater is located—the Jagera people. We acknowledge all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians and pay respects to Elders—past, present and emerging.
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples. Crime & Justice Domestic violence, Drugs... Culture & Recreation Internet use, Physical activity...
The health and life expectancy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians is well known. Over 60% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people live in capital cities or regional centres. The Aboriginal Medical Service Redfern has been providing accessible primary healthcare to this...
Strong Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities managing their health to enjoy a long and quality life.
...on Indigenous Health Equality 20 March The government and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health leaders signed a Statement of Intent in the
The poor health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is no secret – and something can be done about it.
In particular, our focus is on increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child protection practitioners.
First, we would like to thank the representatives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community controlled health and alcohol, tobacco and other drug services, non-Indigenous non-government service providers...
New mothers are well supported by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers because they understand how important the family is in health and childcare. With regular contact, the health workers can monitor the health and wellbeing of both you and your child. A health service can also...
5. Improve quality, data and research 5.1 Developing and publishing culturally appropriate data and research that reflects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and social and emotional well being issues and that underpin improved service delivery.
the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care sector to collect and use data to improve their own healthcare services. 2. The CREATE Methods Group is responsible for generating evidence synthesis guidance...
It is helping to deliver a new model of care through telehealth monitoring of vital health signs for 120 older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across New South Wales and Queensland. The service is being provided to participants in Armidale, Coffs Harbour, Toowoomba and Goodna.
Young People • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid.
Menzies School of Health Research. • Dr Tarun Weeramanthri. Former NT Dept of Health and Community Services.
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of Australia and we welcome all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to our service. Artwork courtesy of Mungabareena Aboriginal Corporation and Womans Health Goulburn North East.
Dr Dadd used the example of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who may not choose to identify when presenting at mental health services because they fear discrimination, rather than extra support.
Despite claims that ACCHS deliver the best results for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients28, there is currently a lack of evidence in the academic literature on the effectiveness of ACCHS compared with mainstream health services.
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Unit, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Canberra, 1995. 6 Kunitz, SJ ‘Disease and Social Diversity.’
...and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers who have completed a minimum of Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health
As Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people we are more at risk of self harm or suicide because of our many experiences of loss and grief.
Mr Meehan said that there is now an opportunity to work in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and focus on increasing access to health services to identify and treat chronic disease to make real gains in health.
❖ Where possible, provide services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients in a setting that is comfortable to them. For health professionals in primary care.
for Health Services (ICN: 4088) has: (1) the Registrar of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporations has no reason to believe that the corporation is carrying on business. TAKE NOTICE THAT, under section 546-5 of the CATSI Act...
• Procurement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait. Islander business services, including Mirri Mirri Productions
Mental health nurses work in mental health units, hospitals, nursing homes or out in the community. They are registered nurses (division 1), and most have undertaken further study in mental health, earning a graduate diploma or master’s degree. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health...
Our research delivers improved health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Learn more.
Prevention of Road Traffic Injuries among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. Indigenous Health Evidence-Based Action Plan.
This short chapter provides a snapshot of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status and service usage patterns and describes our current policy thrust towards better outcomes. 3.2 Basic demographics Australia has two major Indigenous groups...
Dungeon, P., Milroy, H., and Walker, R. (201). Working together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and health and wellbeing principles and practice. Canberra: Commonwealth Government.
• Antenatal care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women should include testing according to the guiding principles of this policy and consistent with relevant Aboriginal and
At that time, it was the fourth Aboriginal community controlled health service (ACCHS) established in Australia, and was part of the wider move for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to take control of the delivery of health care services in their communities.
ing cessation intervention for. pregnant Aboriginal and Torres Strait. Islander women on smoking rates at 36 weeks’ gestation. Methods.
• E nsuring primary health care services and health infrastructure for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples which are capable of bridging the gap in health standards by 2018.
The authors also wish to acknowledge the support of the following Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services: Brisbane Kambu Medical Service Centre Pty Ltd, Kalwun Health Service, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service Brisbane Ltd, Goolburri Health...
The trail also stops at schools and centres researching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, history, health, economics and education. The project was developed by ANU Heritage in partnership with all four of the Canberra region's Representative Aboriginal Organisations...
Everything with the topic 'Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander' on VICE Sports.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Services (ATSIS)—to 30 June 2005 In 2003–04, all individual funding decisions about programs
The University of Queensland’s. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan.
Cervical cancer screening. Aboriginal women, Torres Strait Islander women. "Well women's program" involved
www.downergroup.com. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs.
They provide a range of vital services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities, including native title representation, holding and managing native title interests, health services, remote stores, art centres, culture and heritage management...
Some Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals may have lost sense of identity and connectedness to their people and past.
The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) has been given $40.0 million over four years from 2016–17 to support
We trust that when developing any clinical care standards, health care as well as health services combine the cultural rights and values of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with the best that the health care system has to offer.
Contains boundary and attribute information for parcels of public, private and Aboriginal lands in Australia. Data are sourced primarly fro…
This process has also seen anecdotal evidence of students having an increased interest in working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services as a result of the program, the remote placement in final year.
Approximate Aboriginal population in 1900 . 670,000. Number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in 2011 .
The consortium will work collaboratively to implement the integrated program with guidance from an advisory group of representatives from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service sector and aims to greatly increase access to detection and appropriate care of eye disease.
We are confident that through our joint commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research, the Symposium will make a significant contribution to the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, families and individuals.
Most institutions have specic admissions schemes for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants, through which they consider long-term
Australians are educated in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and perspectives and are proud of their First Nations heritage.
This chapter considers a range of employment issues that relate particularly to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s employment and some of the employment strategies
Cairns Cape York Torres Strait. Setting a New Agenda: Developing an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women s Health Strategy.
headspace would like to acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First People and Traditional Custodians.
Talented Torres Strait Island artist, musician and health worker Bob Kaige talks about his life, art and inspirations. This is an excerpt from a film produce...
CWAATSICH - CWAATSICH strives to provide a supportive and culturally appropriate service in which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can meet and feel at home.
Willard Shutter Company is a leading authority in the industry; they also offer flooring, sun control. This is the seventh national report on organisations funded by the Australian Government to provide health services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health care services whose charter and primary intent is to provide health care services on a free or sliding-fee basis exclusively for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.