Planning, decision making and end-of-life care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with dementia attending primary care

By Dementia Training Australia

Access on dta.com.au
DTA

Join Diane Cadet-James and Associate Professor Dina LoGiudice as they explore the best practice principles of clinical and cultural care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living with dementia and their families, carers and communities at the end-of-life. Follow the story of Aunty Molly as she is supported by her son Frank and health service professionals through her diagnosis of dementia and management over time, including during end-of-life. This is video recording 6 of a 6-part series: Let's CHAT Dementia

Domains:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,  End of life

Cost:
fully-subsidised

Resource Type:
Video recording

Learning Outcomes

After watching, staff should be able to:
  • Identify key clinical and cultural aspects of advance care planning that may be important to consider with people who have a diagnosis of dementia and their families and carers.
  • Understand ways to best support end-of-life care for people living with dementia, their families, carers and communities as their condition progresses.
  • Recognise and locate health and other support services needed by the person living with dementia at the end-of-life.