First Nation Ways of Being: Respect, Understanding and Safety in Aged Care
November 18 @ 3:00 pm - November 25 @ 4:30 pm$155.00 – $180
Sessions Dates & Times: 18 & 25 November from 3.00pm-4.30pm AEDT
First Nation Ways of Being: Respect, Understanding and Safety in Aged Care is a two Module Series designed to increase the capability of Aged Services providers, to create service environments that attract and welcome First Nation peoples, both as care recipients and as employees. Participants will explore the similarities and diversity of First Nation people ways of communicating and learning plus gain a greater understanding of how to apply policy frameworks in alignment with First Nations peoples’ approach to health and wellbeing.
The series’ objective is to increase the application of the cultural nuances required to effectively:
- Create a service environment that attracts First Nation peoples (clients and staff)
- Respond to the care needs of older First Nation peoples
- Support First Nation staff to deliver services
At the end of Module 1 participants will:
- Understand First Nations ways of communicating and learning.
- Understand health and wellness in age-care through First Nation people’s way of being.
- Be able to identify the policy frameworks to support leading practice
At the end of Module 2 participants will:
- Understand the importance of cultural connection for First Nations people.
- Understand First Nations protocols around ‘business’.
- Be able to create an environment which promotes independence and wellbeing for First Nations people.
Target Audience: ACSA Members and Non-Members
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The 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 effective services to Aboriginal people living in urban, rural and remote communities through-out Australia.
Artwork by Allan Sumner and Sarah Bates; Aboriginal Artists of South Australia