Culture Centred Care an indigenous Australian Perspective

Event Date: Wednesday 7 March, 2018
Time:Arrive 8am to register. 8.15am-4.15pm
Venue:Seminar Room, Cancer Council WA, 15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park
Cost:Free (Funded by PEPA)
Target Audience:All health professionals working with Indigenous patients and their families
Registration information:Registration is essential as places are limited. Please register online at https://culture-centred-care-7-march-2018.eventbrite.com.au
Contact Details:Phone Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE) on 9382 9300 or email pasce@cancerwa.asn.au

This workshop is targeted at health professionals to develop their skills in caring for Aboriginal people and their families facing a life limiting illness and will explore the topic of cultural awareness in palliative care. The workshop will also include exploring cases with a palliative care specialist.

Topics covered include:

History and Cultural awareness of Aboriginal people

An introduction to culturally appropriate palliative care

Presented by

Danny Ford, Kambarang Services 

Danny Ford is a proud Nyoongar man who works as a consultant specializing in cultural awareness training.  Danny has a high level of knowledge and experience with social welfare issues impacting on Aboriginal families and communities and is well regarded in the community as a person with a high level of commitment to addressing disadvantage. Danny has a Bachelor of Social Work, Curtin University, WA and a Diploma of Teaching, Mt Lawley Teachers College, WA.  He currently is a Director of the Clontarf Foundation, Polly Farmer Foundation, and the Aboriginal Alcohol and Drugs Service.

Information and Online Registration: For more information and to register please see the Culture Centred Care an Indigenous Australian Perspective (306kb). Complete registration online at https://culture-centred-care-7-march-2018.eventbrite.com.au

Enquiries: please email pasce@cancerwa.asn.au or phone 9382 9300

For more information on the Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA) visit the PEPA page.


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