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Meyer, Claudia; McMillan, Sally; Browning, Colette; Appannah, Arti; Ogrin, Rajna – Educational Gerontology, 2018
Diversity is what makes a person unique, with the intersection of diversity characteristics potentially a strength or a barrier to accessing healthcare, and thereby affecting health and well-being outcomes. Many older people with diverse needs are not accessing appropriate services to meet their needs, leading to suboptimal health and well-being.…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Workshops, Older Adults, Community Involvement
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Meyer, Claudia; Ogrin, Rajna; Al-Zubaidi, Hamzah; Appannah, Arti; McMillan, Sally; Barrett, Elizabeth; Browning, Colette – Educational Gerontology, 2017
Population ageing signals the need for a responsive community aged care workforce respectful of older people's diverse healthcare needs. Person-centered care premises individual needs and preferences to enhance participation in health care. Training for diversity does not yet exist for this workforce, but is necessary to ensure appropriate care…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Cultural Pluralism, Community Health Services, Training