Lungurra Ngoora - a pilot model of care for aged and disabled in a remote Aboriginal community – can it work?
Dina LoGiudice1 FRACP, PhD, Consultant physician (clinical associate professor), email@example.com
Kate Smith2 PhD, Research fellow, firstname.lastname@example.org
Geraldine Shadforth3 Aboriginal Health Worker, Research assistant, email@example.com
Melissa Lindeman4 PhD, Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Emily Carroll5 BAppl Sc, Research assistant, email@example.com
David Atkinson6 FRACGP, Medical director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Frank Schaper7 BEd, Director, email@example.com
Nicola Lautenschlager8 MD, FRANZCP, Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Rhonda Murphy9 BAppSci(IndigCommHlth), Consultant, email@example.com
Leon Flicker10 PhD, FRACP, Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
1 Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
2, 3, 5, 10 Western Australian Centre Healthy Ageing, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.
4 Centre for Remote Health, Flinders University, Centre for Research Excellence in Rural and Remote Primary Health Care, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia.
6 Rural Clinical School, UWA, & Kimberely Aboriginal Medical Service, Broome, Western Australia, Australia.
7 Alzheimer's Australia WA, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.
8 Academic Unit Old Age Psychiatry, St Georges Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
9 Yarmintali Consultancy, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.
Correspondence: D LoGiudice, 34 Poplar Rd, Parkville, VIC, Australia
Author contribution: Dina LoGiudice: original concept.
Citation: LoGiudice DC, Smith K, Shadforth G, Lindeman M, Carroll E, Atkinson D, Schaper F, Lautenschlager N, Murphy R, Flicker L. Lungurra Ngoora - a pilot model of care for aged and disabled in a remote Aboriginal community – can it work? Rural and Remote Health (Internet) 2012; 12: 2078. Available: http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=2078 (Accessed 17 October 2017)
Submitted: 31 January 2012
Revised: 8 September 2012
Published: 24 December 2012