Practical activities for your whole practice team
Expanding on the Five Steps resource, these five good practice tables provide practical actions that your practice can take to support culturally responsive healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Each activity is aligned with the Standards for general practices (5th edition) to support your journey towards accreditation.
Step 1: Prepare the practice – Providing effective, culturally safe healthcare
Step 2: Identification of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients
Step 3: Offer the patient an MBS item 715 health check and make arrangements for follow-up
Step 4: Register your practice for the Practice Incentives Program Indigenous Health Incentive and eligible patients for the Closing the Gap co-payment
Step 5: Use appropriate clinical guidelines and programs to enhance access and quality of care
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