Community care for Indigenous older people: An update

Melissa Lindeman, K Smith, D Logiudice, Mark Elliott

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In this brief paper, we outline some important messages in the literature pertaining to community care for Indigenous older people. Such literature has been scarce until relatively recently. These key messages are particularly important as aged care sector reforms are implemented. We highlight significant research findings concerning health, care preferences and service delivery challenges for the provision of community care for this population group. To be successful, a service needs to be relevant, and to be relevant, services need to take a community development approach in their development and ongoing management.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)124-127
Number of pages4
JournalAustralasian Journal on Ageing
Issue number2
Early online date2016
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2017


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