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
Contact Details:Phone Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE) on 9382 9300 or email

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

Enquiries: please email 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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