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Artwork by Allan Sumner and Sarah Bates; Aboriginal Artists of South Australia

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Health Workforce Scholarship to help for medical, nursing, midwifery, allied health, dental and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health professionals , providing primary health care in the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) sector, non-government organisations and private practice across Australia upskill through professional development, training, short courses and conferences that will benefit your community.first-nation
Rural Remote Right Fit ChecklistThe Rural Remote Right Fit Checklist contains information to assist you to understand whether you are the right-fit for the sector and if the sector is the right-fit for you.first-nation longitudinal cohort study which aims to identify risk and protective factors for dementia and other age-related chronic conditions, as well as promote ageing well with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians (respectfully referred to hereafter as Aboriginal) from urban and regional communities. first-nation specific resources for dementia carefirst-nation Languages Australia is working with regional language centers nationally to develop a map of Australia’s first languages that reflects the names and groupings favored by community. Language centers have provided maps for their regions to be collated into this interactive map of languages and language families. first-nation
ACSA-Artwork-DescriptionThe artwork “Tarraitpayinthi” reflects the connection and influence between Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA), Government, service providers and community. This story represents the linking of several organisations to provide culturally safe and eective services to Aboriginal people living in urban, rural and remote communities through-out Australia.first-nation
Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council (AH&MRC) assists Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHSs) across NSW to ensure they have access to an adequately resourced and skilled workforce to provide high-quality health care services for Aboriginal communities.first-nation
Reconciliation Action is proud to launch our Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), providing a framework to support the national reconciliation movement.first-nation
Indigenous Aged Care Design Guide15. Indigenous AC design guide - The Indigenous Aged Care Design Guide has been organized around some key principles of designing for older people, including those with dementia. Based on the work of Professor Mary Marshall of Dementia Services Development Centre (University of Stirling, UK), the facilities are designed to compensate for disability, maximize independence, reinforce personal identity, enhance self-esteem and confidence and demonstrate care for staff, and welcome relatives and the local community. first-nation
National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation - NACCHO is the peak body representing 144 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organizations (ACCHOs) across the Australia on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing issues. This submission outlines NACCHO's vision for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to be able to enjoy quality of life through whole-of-community self-determination and individual spiritual, cultural, physical, social and emotional well-being. The submission addresses person-centred care, challenges and opportunities for delivering accessible, affordable and high-quality aged care services and how best aged care services can be delivered in a sustainable manner through investment in the aged care workforce and innovative models of care first-nation
The Aboriginal Health Council of Western Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA) is the peak body for 23 Aboriginal Community Controlled Services (ACCS) across WA. MAPPA was designed to assist the coordination of appropriate health services post-discharge by bringing information and knowledge form the health sector into one place.first-nation is the nationally recognised peak body representing rural and remote allied health professionals working in the public and private sector. SARRAH develops and provides services for allied health professionals to confidently and competently carry out their professional duties in rural and remote communities. SARRAH supports equitable and sustainable health and wellbeing.first-nation's only national institution focused exclusively on the diverse history, cultures and heritage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia. With a growing collection of over 1 million items, encompassing films, photographs, audio recordings, art and artefacts, printed and other resource materials, including the AIATSIS Map of Indigenous Australia.first-nation
National Indigenous National Indigenous Times is a national hub for news featuring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. *Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are advised that this website may contain voices and images of people who have died.first-nation
Rural Health Health West is a not-for-profit organisation committed to ensuring people living in country communities have access to medical and health services. With 30 years in the rural health sector, funded by the Australian Departement of Health and the Western Australia Government Country Health Service, it delivers programs designed to attract, recruit and support medical and health professionals to rural Western Australia.first-nation exists to ensure the delivery of safe, high quality primary healthcare to remote and isolated areas of Australia. We are an affordable, grassroots, not-for-profit, membership-based organisation that has provided over 30 years of education, support and professional services for the multi-disciplinary remote health workforce. Through Bush Support Services, CRANAplus is able to provide 24/7 personalised free care for remote health workers and their families. Calls from mobiles to the Bush Support Services 1800 805 391 Toll Free Number can be returned at the caller's request.first-nation
Safe Work alone or remotely increases the risk of any job. Exposure to violence and poor access to emergency assistance are the main hazards that increase the risk of remote or isolated work. This site provides general information, risk management codes of practice for management of work, health and safety risks, managing the work environment and facilities and hazard identification, access and control.first-nation
Purple House is an innovative Indigenous-owned and run health service operating from its base in Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. It operates 18 remote clinics and a mobile dialysis unit called the Purple Truck, enabling patients to remain connected with their families and so culture can remain strong. Purple House is run by the Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku Aboriginal Corporation. *Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are advised that this website may contain voices and images of people who have died.first-nation
Dying to to Talk aims to reach into the community to normalise early conversations about the end of life. Resources have been developed to help Australians work out what is right for them if they were very sick or at the end of their lives. Early conversations improve the delivery of culturally appropriate and person-centred care.first-nation
Australian Indigenous over 20 years, the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet has provided support to those working in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health sector by making research and other knowledge readily accessible and in this way, contribute to closing the gap in health between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians.first-nation
Healing Foundations – Stolen with the Stolen Generations: understanding trauma. Aged Care Fact Sheet:
Centre for Remote Centre for Remote Health offers a range of professional development workshops for remote health professionals and those interested in working in remote Australia. The courses are offered in a number of locations around Australia, with the majority being delivered in Alice Springs.first-nation
Yaandina Community Services – Aged Care be a leading and trusted organisation providing required, innovative and responsive services to the community.first-nation
ACSA Right Fit ChecklistThere are certain personal qualities and attributes that are required before you commence work in the Aged Care Sector. By viewing the Right Fit Checklist, you can better understand key characteristics that will help to determine if you have what you need to succeed in the Sector.first-nation