Improving the Health and Wellbeing of older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Through Community-Based Research Projects

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RESEARCH PROJECTS

 
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Dementia prevention project DAMPAA

The DAMPAA project (Dementia prevention and risk Management Program for Aboriginal Australians) aims to produce a Aboriginal Health Practitioner (AHP) coordinated program to reduce cognitive decline in Aboriginal people aged 45 years and over who are at risk of dementia.

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FREE RESOURCES FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

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A cognitive screening tool for older Aboriginal Australians  KICA

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A quality of life tool for older Aboriginal Australians
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ABORIGINAL AGEING WELL RESEARCH 

Collaborators

Centre for Aboriginal Medical and Dental Health - CAMDH

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Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing - WACHA

In Partnership With

  • University of Melbourne

  • James Cook University

  • Moorditj Koort Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre

  • Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service

  • Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Service

  • Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service

  • RISE Network

  • People Who Care

  • Hall and Prior Aged Care in WA

 

We acknowledge and respect the Traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Custodians/Owners of the land on which we work and live. We pay our respects to the First Peoples of this country, their cultures and Elders past and present.