Cultural Considerations in Health Assessment
This tip sheet lists issues that should be considered when conducting health assessments with clients from migrant and refugee backgrounds. These issues can affect a client’s health status and their understanding of health and illness, and also impact on future care plans.
The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health offers training on conducting health assessments and understanding health beliefs.
Download Cultural Considerations in Health Assessment tip sheet.
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