The following course is a prerequisite:
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This HTML resource provides a general guide and essential culture-specific knowledge and cultural approaches for health providers working with CALD older people from Asian, Middle Eastern and African backgrounds.
It contains research material and guidelines. It also present case scenarios in multi-media and text formats to enhance the learning process.
This resource is for health providers working with CALD older people and their families in primary, community, mental health, secondary care, home-based support services (HBSS), and residential aged care (RAC) settings.
Information about CALD older adult populations
General cultural perspectives including working with families, decision-making, religious and cultural practices and the implication for practice
Cultural perspectives, cultural approaches, tools and case scenarios in the following areas/services:
Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation
Needs Assessment and Coordination (NASC)
Residential Aged Care (RAC)
Elder Abuse and Neglect
Advance Care Plan and Advance Directive
It is expected that viewers of this resource will:
have completed "Module 1 - Culture and Cultural Competency" course
be familiar with Ministry of Health and DHB protocols on interventions in suspected cases of Elder Abuse and Neglect
Additionally it is highly recommended that the viewers of this resource will have completed:
Additional valuable information on working in a culturally competent way with migrants, refugees and interpreters can be found in the following courses and supplementary resources:
Module 9 - Working in a Mental Health Context with CALD clients
Working with Asian Mental Health Clients
To access the above courses you need to check your eligibility and how to register/enrol.
Researched and written by Dr Annette Mortensen and Sue Lim.
Produced by eCALD® Services, Waitemata District Health Board (2014).
Reviewed and republished: March 2017.
© Waitemata District Health Board (2017).