The Social Determinants of Health Experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

The Social Determinants of Health Experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Case study

I have send you the case study and the six series of questions along with where you can find the information in my lecture slides. I have also send my lectures slides where you can have a look for information. 
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Mary and John are respected elders, who are engaged in all aspects of their community. Mary is an active member in the community health service board and the local high school board. John has been a land rights activist and continues his engagement with the local lands council.

Both Mary and John also have individual commitments to Mens and Womens business. Their commitment to their own community provides Mary and John with a sense of independence and empowerment. 
to community, Mary and John are also raising three of 
due to their daughter and son-in-law (Jada and Will) be a 
on their homeland. Jada and Will have had to travel t ^oss to North-Queensland, away from their mob for the summer months to secure employment and earn some money for their family.

Mary has always considered hers f the matriarch of the family and although she enjoys having her grandchildren in her home, she has started to feel overwhelmed by her responsibilities and commitments. 
Mary and John take their youngest granddaughter Rumi to her first day of preschool, when submitting the enrolment paperwork, the administrator questions why they have indicated that Rumi is of Torres Strait Islander descent, stating that: she; has fairskin dmothers dress and whispers in her ear, why is she (the Rumi tugs on gran being so mean. 

ASSIGNMENT


Question i 
What are the verbs? What is the question asking you to do? 
Define your terms: 
• Self-determination 
With 400-500 words available: 
• how many words will you use for each part? 
• how much time would you spend on each part? 
Review: 
self-determination 
• Policies preventing and encouraging self-determination 
• Benefits 
• Whats needed for it to happen 
Principles 
Co-production 
Lecture 2 
Lecture 8 
Question 
1. la. This case study provides an example of self-determination. Why is self-determ ination significanttoAboriginal andTorres Strait Islander people. (5 marks) 
ib. H ow does self -determination effect the social & emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people? (10 marks) 
Question 2 
• What are the verbs? What is the question asking you to do? 
• Define your terms 
• Social determinants of health 
• With 400-500 words available: 
• how many words will you use for each part? 
• how much time would you spend on each part? 
• Review: 
Social determinants specific to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 
• Immediate and long-term impacts 
• How the social determinants were set in place 
Lecture 4 
Lecture 9 
Question 2 
2a. List and briefly describe the social determinants of health experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. (5 marks) 
2b. Discuss three determinants that directly affect Mary and John. (10 marks) 
Question 3 
What are the verbs? What is the question asking you to do? 
• Define your terms 
How much time would you spend on this question? 
•- Review: 
– History including colonisation, policy changes, racism, institutional racism, deficit discourse, social and political change (65 Freedom Ride and the resulting changes), build up to ACCHOs, traditions 
Lecture 2 
Lecture 6 
Lecture 7 
Lecture 8 
Question 3 
Mary and John may be reluctant to bring their grandchildren into a mainstream health service. Describe two (2) historical events that could have contributed to Marys and Johns reluctance to access mainstream health services. 
Question 4 
What are the verbs? What is the question asking you to do? 
• How much time would you spend on this question? 
* Review 
History of the treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, particularly in relation to health care 
’ History of changes to health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from late 6os, introduction of AMS at Redfern, changes in policy since then Self-determination — including principles 
oNACCHO 
Lecture 2 
Lecture 8 
0AC 
Question 6 
Mary and her granddaughter, Rumi, were questioned about their personal connection to each other and about Rumis legitimacy as a Torres Strait Islander person. Discuss this situation in relation to cultural safety principles. Include in your discussion, how identity is acknowledged among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 
Question 5 
What are the verbs? What is the question asking you to do? 
• Define your terms 
• How much time would you spend on this question? 
• Review & 
• History of racism and institutional racism in Australia 
Cross-cultural communication – need for/ value of cross-cultural communication, principles, strategies 
Lecture 2 
Lecture 3 
Question 5 
Reflecting on Marys encounter with the preschool administrator and similar shared experiences by Aboriginal andTorres Strait Islander people. Discuss how this experience could affect Marys future ability to access and use services provided by Institutions such as Government agencies and health services? 
Question 6 
What are the verbs? What is the question asking you to do? 
Define your terms 
• Cultural safety 
• Aboriginal and/orTorres Strait Islander person 
• How much time would you spend on this question? 
• Review & 
• Cultural safety – principles and actions 
Lecture i 
Lecture 3 
Question 6 
Mary and her granddaughter, Rumi, were questioned about their personal connection to each other and about Rumis legitimacy as a Torres Strait Islander person. Discuss this situation in relation to cultural safety principles. Include in your discussion, how identity is acknowledged among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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