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"Just treat everybody with respect": Health Service Providers' Perspectives on the Role of Cultural Competence in Community Health Service Provision

Truong, Mandy; Gibbs, Lisa; Paradies, Yin; Priest, Naomi


This paper explores the multi-level aspects of cultural competence from the perspectives of healthcare service providers in the community health context. Qualitative interviews were conducted with staff (n=14) from a community health service in Australia. Findings showed that most participants had an adequate understanding of cultural competence and viewed it as an important aspect of their work. In general, participants aimed to take a client-centred approach rather than trying to achieve...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: ABNF Journal


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