Resource promotes diversity excellence in health and ageing
An Inclusive Health and Ageing website resource supporting best diversity practice for health and aged care providers has been launched by leading not-for-profit provider Bolton Clarke.
The resource, delivered with funding from the Commonwealth Department of Health, provides the latest research and information for health professionals working with people from diverse backgrounds.
Bolton Clarke Principal Advisor Wellness and Reablement Kath Paine said understanding the intersection of diversity characteristics helped professionals better support people’s individual needs.
“We know person-centred care considers an individual’s needs, preferences and values, drawing on their strengths to enhance participation in their healthcare,” she said.
“The Inclusive Health and Ageing website helps professionals deliver person-centred care by bringing together a variety of information, resources and research from within the industry to help continue to drive best practice.”
The website includes:
- Information from peak bodies, advocacy groups and other organisations.
- Resources for health professionals and consumers
- Information, resources, and educational programs for health professionals working with people from diverse backgrounds
- Research papers, reports, reviews and guidelines providing a deeper, evidence-based perspective