Facilitating and enabling local workforce to deliver services that are specialist utilising telehealth and metropolitan specialists whilst the patient remains in the local community with local clinicians.
Concurrent Session Recommendation
The ongoing promotion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-led health initiatives such as the RHDA Ambassador Program (Champions4Change), so as to provide a more relevant, personal, holistic approach to health in complex social structures.
We recommend action to address burnout for the Aboriginal health workforce. There needs to be widespread recognition and acknowledgement at all levels of organisations of the unique contribution they bring and the need for support to enable them to meet their cultural obligations in addition to... more
We recommend that there is education of the current and emerging workforce (undergrad level) regarding the social determinants of health, and the importance of addressing these when managing people's health and wellbeing.
Give people permission to move beyond the silos when addressing the social determinants of health. Lets consider bringing lawyers into healthcare teams to address social problems that undermine people's health.
Working with mothers before leaving the justice system via parenting courses and pre-release work experience, and providing help with housing and mentoring - keeps them from re-offending and keeps there kids reunited with their mum and avoids necessity of OOHC.
That the Social Attention and Communication Surveillance - Revised (SACS-R) is rolled out Nationally. This nurse (or GP / AHW) administered surveillance tool supports the early identification and intervention for children 12 - 24 months of age with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Alcohol causes significant harm to rural communities. We need to address this unacceptable burden by putting in place fiscal policies, restricting the availability of alcohol and effectively regulate advertising so children are not exposed to alcohol ads.