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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders

Resources specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

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Actions to Support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Gender Diverse and Intersex Elders

Australian Government Department of Health

This plan aims to assist providers in identifying actions they could take to deliver more inclusive and culturally appropriate services for consumers. It acknowledges that there is no 'one-size-fits-all’ approach to diversity, and that each provider will be starting from a different place and operating in a different context.

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Actions to Support Older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

Australian Government Department of Health

Actions to support older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people addresses the challenges experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in accessing the aged care system, and having the full diversity of their needs met, wherever they live. This plan aims to assist providers in identifying actions they could take to deliver more inclusive and culturally appropriate services for consumers.

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Advocacy for Aboriginal Elders

ARAS

Aboriginal Advocacy Program staff can assist and work with older people/ Elders (family and/ or legal representatives) to provide information about rights, entitlements and responsibilities accessing aged care services, including mainstream services and or Aboriginal-specific services. 

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Preventing and Reducing Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Harm Among Older People

National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction

The Preventing and reducing alcohol-and other drug-related harm among older people: a practical guide for health and welfare professionals resource is a practical guide for health professionals, who are faced with the challenges of alcohol and other drug (ADO) use among older Australians.

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