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Cultural diversity in the Irish health care sector

Cultural diversity in the Irish health care sector

towards the development of policy and practice guidelines for organisations in the health sector.

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Published by NCCRI and IHSMI in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transcultural medical care -- Ireland.,
  • Diversity in the workplace -- Ireland.,
  • Multiculturalism -- Ireland.,
  • Ireland -- Ethnic relations.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsIrish Health Services Management Institute., National Anti-Racism Awareness Programme.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20869052M

    National Center for Cultural Competence Much of the information widely used concerning cultural respect derives from groundbreaking series of monographs on development of a culturally competent system of care called, Towards a culturally competent system of care: A Monograph on Effective Services for Minority Children Who Are Severely Emotionally Disturbed Terry L. The more obvious cultural differences that exist between people are language, dress, and traditions, there are also significant variations in the way societies organize themselves, such as in their shared conception of moralityreligious belief, and in the ways, they interact with their environment. Like that new book, for instance. The product of nearly two decades of seminar experience, the book teaches clinicians when it is appropriate to ask "Is what I am seeing in this patient typical behavior in his or her culture?

    One aspect of poor health outcomes in the Traveller community is the availability of healthcare services to Travellers. The UK is 50 years ahead of us in terms of multiculturalism, and we are following suit. Until, that is, two years ago, when my daughter, then 13, was assaulted and racially abused by a school girl her own age in a public place in England. Visitors to Ireland who hold a European Health Insurance Card do not have to pay for emergency treatment from a general practitioner or specialist, emergency dental, oral or aural treatment, inpatient or outpatient hospital treatment or prescription medicines. Information, Society and Justice.

    Quote Devil were set up in to provide health insurance amongst other insurance types. Chinese community The term Chinese covers a diversity of individuals and communities. Cultural competence and cultural mediation: diversity strategies and practices in health care. Drugs[ edit ] Prescription drugs and medical appliances are available to all for a small fee medical card holdersreduced cost Drugs Payment Scheme or in certain circumstances free under the Long Term Illness Scheme to residents of Ireland. Lack of cultural knowledge or sensitivity is not confined to healthcare. From a nursing perspective it is imperative that privacy and dignity are a priority.


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Cultural diversity in the Irish health care sector Download PDF Ebook

It is most appropriate for organizations that have already decided to pursue CLAS and to improve equity and eliminate health care disparities. Given the demands of population health and the theory that people trust those that look, live and believe like them, is it beneficial for a hospital in a relatively homogenous area like Burlington, Vt.

Should Australians care? At local level education and awareness is always a good starting point, and the report identifies the need for appropriate in-service training on Cultural diversity in the Irish health care sector book concerning Traveller culture for all staff, especially those who come into periodic or regular contact with Travellers.

Once upon a time in the quite recent past, Ireland was a monocultural, Cultural diversity in the Irish health care sector book place where pretty much everyone was a white Irish Catholic, with cultural diversity comprised of a small scattering of white Irish Protestants.

Outpatient services are also provided without charge. So how can we, as health professionals, help address these issues?

There are also many private hospitals. This is in contrast with Traveller females, who have had a five-year increase in life expectancy compared with 20 years ago, marginally closing the original gap between them and settled women. The implications of this lack of an ethnic identifier include a lack of robust data required for effective planning, provision and assessment of services.

Carpenter says. Information, Society and Justice. China's traditional system of education has sought to make students accept fixed and ossified content. And in healthcare, a diverse leadership — or lack thereof — has lasting effects on care delivery.

Conduct regular assessments of community health assets and needs and use the results to plan and implement services that respond to the cultural and linguistic diversity of populations in the service area.

Building the diverse workforce of the future The divide between diversity in healthcare leadership and the populations they serve persists. Drugs[ edit ] Prescription drugs and medical appliances are available to all for a small fee medical card holdersreduced cost Drugs Payment Scheme or in certain circumstances free under the Long Term Illness Scheme to residents of Ireland.

Muslim religious observances and diabetes. International Journal of Public Opinion Research. There is significantly less trust placed in healthcare professionals, along with increased perceptions of being treated with less respect and dignity. Nurses who trained in Ireland have a significantly lower level of cultural training in pre- and post-nurse training and ongoing education to date compared with nurses who trained in the UK.

Traveller women are almost four times more likely to be affected by depression than settled women, with one survey suggesting that up to one in three Traveller women are affected by long-term depression. With approximately different nationalities now living in Ireland, cultural diversity and its implications play a key part in the day to day life of Irish nurses Cultural diversity is not new in Ireland.

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Those on slightly higher incomes are eligible for a 'GP Visit Card' which entitles the holder to free general practitioner visits. Inform all individuals of the availability of language assistance services clearly and in their preferred language, verbally and in writing.

But racism does still exist in Ireland. Mieres says, "It's a harder job than being a cardiologist, but it's going Cultural diversity in the Irish health care sector book touching one life at a time to impacting policies and procedures that will really foster a patient-centered partnership with the diverse communities served by Northwell Health.

Those who are suffering from one of a list of 16 long-term illnesses do not have to pay for medicines or medical appliances related to their conditions. Mieres has a different approach.

Conclusions Culture affects many aspects of patient interaction with health services. Minister for Health[ edit ] The Minister for Health has responsibility for setting overall policy with regard to the health service. The National Treatment Purchase Fund NTPF was set up in for those waiting over three months for an operation or procedure, and as a result overpatients on waiting lists have been treated so far.

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I t doesn’t take much to see that Ireland in is a hugely diverse society. A stroll down your street, a look at the paper, a trip on a bus are enough to realise that we are with people from all walks of life, all the time. Learn cultural diversity in health and illness with free interactive flashcards.

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