The role of the bilingual/ bicultural worker in dementia education, support and care

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dc.contributor.author Boughtwood, Desiree en_US
dc.contributor.author Shanley, Christopher en_US
dc.contributor.author Adams, Jon en_US
dc.contributor.author Santalucia, Yvonne en_US
dc.contributor.author Kyriazopoulos, Helena en_US
dc.contributor.author Rowland, Jeffrey en_US
dc.contributor.author Pond, Dimity en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:34:23Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T03:34:23Z
dc.date.issued 2013 en_US
dc.identifier 2010006337 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Boughtwood D et al. 2011, 'The role of the bilingual/ bicultural worker in dementia education, support and care', Sage Publications, vol. INPRESS, pp. 1-15. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1471-3012 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/18582
dc.description.abstract Members of minority populations often have difficulty knowing about and accessing dementia services. One of the strategies used to promote access is the employment of bilingual/bicultural workers (sometimes referred to as multicultural, link or outreach workers). This study involved interviews with 24 bilingual/bicultural workers in south western Sydney, Australia to gain a better understanding of their role within the dementia field. Seven themes emerged: importance of working with family; process of building trust when moving between two cultures; importance of understanding the culture; self-care and culture; flexibility of their role; linking community members; and linking communities to mainstream services. Bilingual/bicultural workers play a significant and complex role in supporting individuals and families within their community who are affected by dementia. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Sage Publications en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1471301211416173 en_US
dc.title The role of the bilingual/ bicultural worker in dementia education, support and care en_US
dc.parent Dementia en_US
dc.journal.volume 12 en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation United Kingdom en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 7 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 21 en_US
dc.cauo.name FOH.Faculty of Health en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 111001 en_US
dc.personcode 0000071381 en_US
dc.personcode 0000071371 en_US
dc.personcode 112076 en_US
dc.personcode 0000071379 en_US
dc.personcode 0000071380 en_US
dc.personcode 0000071518 en_US
dc.personcode 0000071519 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Aged Care Nursing en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords bilingual/bicultural worker, CALD communities, dementia, ethnic minority, minority groups, services en_US
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