The health and wellbeing of carers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with cognitive impairment and dementia

By Dementia Training Australia

Access on dta.com.au

Join Roslyn Malay and Dr Wendy Allan as they discuss best practice clinical and cultural principles to identify and support the health and wellbeing of carers of older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who attend primary care. We continue the story of Aunty Molly and her son Frank in this session, focussing on how caring for Molly has been impacting Frank, and the ways we can most effectively provide support to him. This is video recording 5 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 carers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living with cognitive impairment and dementia.
  • Understand the importance of regular assessment of carer health and wellbeing and ways to incorporate into everyday practice.
  • Learn ways to support the health and wellbeing of carers, their families and communities within the primary health care context.