There are a number of ways you can become more knowledgeable about providing culturally responsive palliative care.
offers workshops and placements to health professionals who are interested in learning about the palliative approach. This includes tailored PEPA workshops on the palliative approach to care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healthcare providers and communities,
and a workshop for all health professionals on Culture-Centred Care
of people with life-limiting illness from an Indigenous Australian perspective. The workshops are free of charge. PEPA also provides an opportunity for primary health care providers to develop knowledge and skills in the palliative approach by undertaking a supervised clinical placement
for up to five days within a palliative care specialist service.
Options for further learning are detailed below.
Education and Training
Policy and Position Statements
- Systems level change:
- Community-controlled organisations:
- Self-assessment of cultural responsiveness:
- Ensuring good communication and relationships:
- See the Talking Together section of this Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Hub.
Next: The Care Journey
Last updated 16 March 2017