Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

Aboriginal art centres, a support for people with dementia?

The review about how Aboriginal people, living in remote areas, with dementia, are supported by their local art centre suggests there is an opportunity to explore whether arts centres are, or could be, providing a strengths-based and culturally appropriate model of care, in remote settings.

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Kimberley Healthy Adults Project Education Material

NARI developed a set of guides for clinicians to use when working with older Aboriginal people in the remote communities of the Kimberley region. These guides incorporate the prevalence data from the Kimberley Healthy Adults Project.

Indigenous Cognitive Assessment – Modification and Validation of the KICA in Victoria. Phase 1

Efforts to address dementia in aboriginal populations have been hampered by a lack of culturally appropriate cognitive assessment tools. The KICA was developed to address this problem and is an instrument used to assess dementia in older aborigines in remote settings.