Integrated & Culturally Sensitive Service for Older Aboriginal People. Practical Solution or Pipe Dream?
ATSIAAG 2019 Pre-Conference Workshop Report Launch
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While a broad range of specialised Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander focused services would be ideal, this is not always possible. This workshop report engages the questions:
- What are the necessary components of a good service delivery model for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?
- What are the barriers and enablers to delivering integrated care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?
- What does a vision for integrated care in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ageing space look like and how will we get there?
By looking across a range of service areas including aged care, disability, health, housing, there may be opportunity to meet this need more creatively however this would require greater flexibility around funding for different service models by various governments.
This event will seek to:
- Identify the insights gained from the 2019 Pre-Conference Workshop Report
- Consider the diverse and often complex needs of older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
- Understand the importance of working across different services and bringing in numerous agencies in a culturally sensitive manner
- Learn the essential components of a good service delivery model for older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Our experts for today:
General Manager Aged Care
Institute for Urban Indigenous Health Queensland
Matt will provide an overview of key issues in aged care service provision for older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in urban areas.
General Manager Aged Care, Institute for Urban Indigenous Health Queensland. Since establishment, the IUIH Home Support primary health and aged care integrated model has expanded to provide household and home support services to more than 1400 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members in the Brisbane North, Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay regions, supported by approximately 120 staff.
Aged Rights Advocacy Service, South Australia
Trischia will provide an advocate’s perspective on supporting older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Trischia, Senior Advocate, Aged Rights Advocacy Service, South Australia is as an Indigenous advocate and program manager with Aged Rights Advocacy Service. She is descended from the Wirangu and Kokatha peoples of South Australia and the Dunghutti people of NSW and has experience in service delivery, community development, advocacy, contract management and policy formation.
ATSIAAG Co Chair
Current Co-Chair of the ATSIAGG & Chief Executive Officer,
Aboriginal Community Services (ACS). ACS is the largest aged
care service provider for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Elders in Adelaide and South Australia, aged care services and
support are provided in Adelaide and the APY lands in the far
north of SA, to approximately 500 Elders.
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Event Date & Time: Wednesday 23rd September 1.00pm to 2.00pm AEST
Event Location: WEBINAR, National
Registrations Open: 31st Aug 20 1:00 AM
Registrations Close: 22nd Sep 20 10:30 AM
Places Available: 200
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