Cultural Sensitivity

Cultural Sensitivity

For information about specific refugee populations settling in Queensland, see Refugee Health and Refugee Populations.

Qld Health: ‘Building cultural awareness’ videos (2018)

1. Qld Multicultural Charter

2. Refugees and people seeking asylum

3. Interpreters and healthcare

Health Equity and InclusionMetro North Hospital and Health Services (Qld Health staff only access)

Qld Health Health Care Providers’ Guides

Cultural diversity: A Guide for health professionals 

On Muslim Patients and On Hindu Patients and On Sikh Patients

Cultural Atlas – Aims to inform and educate the public in cross-cultural attitudes, practices, norms, behaviours and communications. The goal is to enhance social cohesion in Australia and improve outcomes for individuals and organisations operating in an increasingly culturally diverse society.

ecald_logoeCALD have developed resources for the New Zealand health workforce.
Cross Cultural Resource for Health Practitioners working with CALD clients E-Toolkit  includes information about Middle Eastern and African cultures, Supporting Muslim Clients and working with religious diversity.

Little Book of Cultural Tips
Cultural Awareness in the Workplace – An interactive training program addressing the specific cultural needs of professional organisations.

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health focus on helping individuals and organisations to become more culturally competent through training programs, cultural competence audit and cultural competence resources.

Cultura – The free app provides access to information & resources identified as critical to enabling culturally appropriate care, including examples of best practice in the provision of person-centred dementia care.

 

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