Changing Your Care Approach

There are a number of ways that health professionals can enhance their understanding and skills in providing culturally responsive palliative care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients. You can attend training opportunities made available within your health service or through your professional associations. You can apply for a PEPA placement (as described in the Developing your Knowledge and Skills section within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Care). Learning options are outlined below.

Education and Training Options

Policy and Guidelines

Practical resources for you

Resources for your patients and their family

The Patients, Families and Community Journeys section within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Care section has a range of resources that you can print for your patients and their families on many different topics. You can also suggest that patients and their family and community members visit the section of the CareSearch website themselves.


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Last updated 31 October 2017