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Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Care for Older People

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Care for Older People

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Care for Older People

Debra Shearman
Debra Shearman
on behalf of Nurse CPD

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Launch date: 07 Jul 2017
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Last updated: 29 Sep 2018

Reference: 184289

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Overview of older people from a CALD background: The impact of migration: Cultural safety
and cultural competence: Assessing, planning and implementing care in the person's
cultural context: Diversity of culture and beliefs of CALD older people: Cultural information.


Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Older People.
On completion of this course you will be able to:
Outline the current statistical and demographic information about CALD older people
Describe how experiences, beliefs and perceptions, culture and religion impact on CALD older people’s quality of life
Define cultural competence and safety
Apply the information on cultural competence and safety to guide the provision of culturally appropriate care and services for your CALD clients and residents.
Conclude that CALD older people are diverse and unique as individuals and within communities because of their ethnicity,culture and language
Demonstrate cultural respect by assessing and providing care based on the CALD older person's individual world view within his cultural context
Explain best practice as it applies to using language services for CALD older people
Apply the information on CALD older people and trauma when assessing behaviours and reactions
Compare the differences and similarities of a number of CALD communities' beliefs and perceptions about health, illness, treatment and care, dementia and end of life practices and preferences
Debra Shearman

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Debra Shearman
on behalf of Nurse CPD

Deb has just celebrated her 40th anniversary as a registered nurse. She currently lives in Sydney Australia.

Deb has a diverse background in nursing and business having worked across the nursing and health services fields of general, midwifery, mothercraft, drug and alcohol, health promotion and aged care in nursing, counsellor, supervisory and management and educator roles.

Deb has always had a passion for education and strong commitment to the professional development of nurses. Her philosophy is that people have the right to be cared for by those with the knowledge, practical and interpersonal skills to do their job safely, respectfully and holistically.

Deb’s ethos is that learning and development should be directly work relevant and support the day to day work that people do as well as aspiring them to gain further qualifications and to pursue career advancement.

Deb is the CEO and a founding director of CQI Internet Solutions Pty Ltd established in 2004. The company was the first to offer aged care specific online learning in Australia and has delivered over 383,000 course enrolments to nurses, care workers, hospitality staff, administrative staff and allied health professionals across Australia.

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