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ALC 15 year strategic plan 2012-2027



ALC 15 year strategic plan 2012-2027


Anindilyakwa Land Council


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Anindilyakwa Land Council (N.T.) -- Periodicals; Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Groote Eylandt -- Periodicals

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ALC 15 year Strategic Plan 6. Goal B: Best Practice Service Delivery 66 ACTIONS: 47. It is recommended to immediately upgrade the dialysis unit in Angurugu with mainstream health funding. 48. Lobby for an immediate upgrade of the dialysis unit in Angurugu. OTHER ENHANCED SERVICE PROVISION It is clear that current Home and Community Care services (known as HACC services) will need to increase and expand from the current scope of service delivery (primarily Meals on Wheels) due to higher demand. The effectiveness of these services can make an enormous difference in supporting people to remain in their homes for longer. More extensive lifestyle programs integrated with the residential care facility which distinguish and target aged needs versus disability needs are required for a younger cohort. Increased capacity for Health Services to provide weekly home visits for wheelchair users who are unable to access appropriate transport in order to physically get to these services will also be necessary. WORKFORCE PLANNING Supporting and advocating for programs which build a care workforce of local community members will help ensure people are more decently cared for by their own people within the comfort of their own culture. This will ensure that any economic benefits of having local health care facilities are enjoyed by the local communities. An analysis would be useful to determine the best means to support Certificate III/IV Aged/Disability/Chronic Disease Care education through initiatives such as partnering with registered training organisations, and having a local regional authority capable of coordinating local Community Service and Health (CS&H) education provision on Groote Eylandt. A CS&H training option on Groote Eylandt could be attractive to Indigenous and non Indigenous people. This is because the qualifications are nationally relevant and transportable and the experience gained would be valuable in building a local workforce and would make work in community services an attractive option. As a part of any CS&H education program on Groote Eylandt, it would also be beneficial to look into possible pre-vocational training and VET programs; for example running a Certificate II in Community Services would be a way to engage secondary students.