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‘Gotta be sit down and worked out together’: views of Aboriginal caregivers and service providers on ways to improve dementia care for Aboriginal Australians

Kate Smith1 PhD, Research assistant professor, kate.smith@uwa.edu.au
Leon Flicker2 PhD, Director, leon.flicker@uwa.edu.au
Geraldine Shadforth3 AdvDipAboriginalHlth, Study coordinator, gshadforth@meddent.uwa.edu.au
Emily Carroll4 GradCert, Research nurse, carrollem@meddent.uwa.edu.au
Naomi Ralph5 PhD, Study coordinator, naomiralph@gmail.com
David Atkinson6 MPH, Medical educator, david.atkinson@uwa.edu.au
Melissa Lindeman7 PhD, Head of research, Melissa.Lindeman@flinders.edu.au
Frank Schaper8 BA, Chief executive officer, Frank.Schaper@alzheimers.asn.au
Nicola Lautenschlager9 PhD, Professor of psychiatry of old age, nicolatl@unimelb.edu.au
Dina LoGiudice10 PhD, Clinical associate professor, Dina.Logiudice@mh.org.au

1, 2, 3, 4, 5 WA Centre for Health and Ageing, University of WA, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.
6 Rural Clinical School, University of Western Australia; Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council, Broome, Western Australia, Australia.
7 Centre for Remote Health, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia.
8 Alzheimer's Australia WA, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.
9 Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, St Vincent’s Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
10 National Ageing Research Institute, and Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Correspondence: D LoGiudice, Post office, Parkville, VIC 3050, Australia 

Author contribution: Kate Smith: wrote the first draft. Leon Flicker: designed the project. Geraldine Shadforth: collected data. Emily Carroll: contributed to drafts. Naomi Ralph: collected data. David Atkinson: contributed to drafts. Melissa Lindeman: contributed to drafts. Frank Schaper: supervised data collection. Nicola Lautenschlager: contributed to drafts. Dina LoGiudice: designed the project.

Citation: Smith K, Flicker L, Shadforth G, Carroll E, Ralph N, Atkinson D, Lindeman M, Schaper F, Lautenschlager NT, LoGiudice D.  ‘Gotta be sit down and worked out together’: views of Aboriginal caregivers and service providers on ways to improve dementia care for Aboriginal Australians. Rural and Remote Health (Internet) 2011; 11: 1650. Available: http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=1650 (Accessed 17 October 2017)

Submitted: 28 October 2010
Revised: 15 May 2011
Published: 14 June 2011
   
 

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