Multicultural Health - Checklists for Cultural Assesment
Providing Care to Patients From Culturally and Linguistically
Diverse Backgrounds:Checklist for Cultural Assessment
A ready reference to improve communication with, quality of care, and hence health outcomes for people from culturally diverse backgrounds. It was developed for Queensland Health on the basis of research conducted by the Australian Centre for International & Tropical Health & Nutrition, The University of Queensland, from November 1997 to April 1998. The companion Guidelines to Practice is a resource book which provides greater detail and Cultural Diversity - a guide for health professionals presents cultural profiles of ethnic communities in Queensland.
Please note: as this publication was published in 1998, some of the contact details are dated. Click here for up-to-date contact details for a wide range of services.
- Communication checklist
- Using interpreters
- Staff attitudes towards cultural diversity
- Cultural assessment
- Cultural formulation
- Questions to elicit the patient's explanatory model
- Exploring do-not-resuscitate orders
- Discharge planning