Strategies for improving communication practice in Indigenous health care
Effective communication is essential for Indigenous clients, their families and health staff to work together to achieve optimal health care.
Improving communication practice requires action at a number of levels:
Beyond the encounter - reducing systemic barriers to effective communication through:
Within the encounter - improving communication practice in intercultural health care interactions
Click here for guidelines to assist you in achieving effective communication with your Indigenous patients.
Click here for a collection of resources from different areas of the website in which Yolŋu make suggestions about how to improve communication.