Cultural respect & cultural safety

6 Sep 2017

This paper acknowl­edges that racism is a social deter­mi­nant for Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander health and advo­cates for health pro­fes­sion­als, to have a shared under­stand­ing of cul­tur­al respect, and pro­vide cul­tur­al­ly safe health care spe­cif­ic to Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander Peo­ples’ needs.All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have a right to access quality health care and will do so when they feel respected and culturally safe.

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