Health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living with dementia attending primary care

By Dementia Training Australia

Access on dta.com.au

Join Harry Douglas and Associate Professor Dina LoGiudice as they discuss high-quality care for older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who have been diagnosed with dementia and who attend primary care. Follow the story of Aunt Molly and her son Frank, and learn the key clinical and cultural elements of effective multidisciplinary models of care, including regular reviews and care plans to optimise her overall functioning and social and emotional wellbeing. This is video recording 3 of a 6-part series: Let's CHAT Dementia

Domains:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Cost:
fully-subsidised

Resource Type:
Video recording

Learning Outcomes

After watching, staff should be able to:
  • Describe best practice clinical and cultural aspects of care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who have been diagnosed with dementia.
  • Learn about the progression of dementia.
  • Learn about the general health and dementia-specific care needs of a person living with dementia and how to incorporate support for these needs into everyday care management.
  • Understand the importance of a co-ordinated and holistic case management approach to the care of a person living with dementia.