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NSW Branch - Connect:ED Webinar - Stay’n Deadly and Stay’n In – an Innovative model of care to ensure Aboriginal patients receive health care

Event Details
Date: Wednesday 26 May 2021
Time: 12.00pm-12.30pm
Venue: Online
State: NSW
CPD hrs: 0.5hr
Cost:

Free

Organiser: AASW NSW
Contact

AASW NSW Branch
aasw.nsw@aasw.asn.au

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0.5 CPD hour

Stay’n Deadly and Stay’n In – an Innovative model of care to ensure Aboriginal patients receive health care

Presenters: Nioka Tyson and Scott Daley

Aboriginal patients are at high risk of not receiving treatment when they present to hospital. At St Vincent’s Hospital it was found that 19% of Aboriginal patients were not finishing their treatment when they presented to the Emergency Department. An innovative model of care, “Stay’n Deadly and Stay’n In” has been designed to ensure Aboriginal patients receive the care they require when presenting to St Vincent’s Emergency. Since the Project’s implementation the rate of incomplete treatment of Aboriginal patients in Emergency improved to 4.5 % within first 4 months of projects implementation. This webinar will discuss the barriers Aboriginal patients face in accessing health care through St Vincent’s Hospital - emergency department, the process of designing a successful model of care to improve the outcomes and the achievements of this Project. It is hoped that this presentation may inform social workers of ways to ensure Aboriginal patients receive health care through emergency departments.

Nioka Tyson is young Yuwalaraay and Gamilaraay woman from a small Aboriginal community called Goodooga in North West NSW. Nioka has worked on the constitutional recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander campaign – RECOGNISE and has previously worked in community development with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Nioka currently works at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney in the Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit and PANDA social work team.

Scott Daley is a Yuin man that trained in Sports Science and Physiotherapy. He has previously worked as the Manager of Aboriginal Health for St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney. He is now the Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) Service Leader for St Vincent’s Health Australia.

This AASW NSW Connect:ED webinar is part of a series helping Social Workers to connect with new ideas and reflect on their own practice. We focus on bringing everyday social workers to talk about their practice, ideas and experiences of social work.

Webinars are 30 minutes (including short Q&A) and where agreed with the presenter, will be recorded for those who cannot participate in real time.

Registrations are open to everyone nationally.

Date: Wednesday 26 May 2021

Time: 12noon (AEST)

Location: Online. Zoom link provided on registration.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers