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"Cultural Security Is an On-Going Journey horizontal ellipsis " Exploring Views from Staff Members on the Quality and Cultural Security of Services for Aboriginal Families in Western Australia

Lina Gubhaju, Robyn Williams, Jocelyn Jones, David Hamer, Carrington Shepherd, Dan McAullay, Sandra J Eades, Bridgette McNamara

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health | MDPI | Published : 2020


Cultural security is a key element of accessible services for Indigenous peoples globally, although few studies have examined this empirically. We explored the scope, reach, quality, and cultural security of health and social services available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander families in Western Australia (WA), from the point of view of staff from the services. We recruited staff from health and social services for Aboriginal people in the Perth, Kalgoorlie, Great Southern, and South West regions of WA between December 2015 and September 2017 to complete online surveys. We examined the proportions of participants that responded saying the service was culturally secure, the reason..

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