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Disability stories

Posted on: 8 July, 2013
Issue: Vol 13 No 3, July 2013 - September 2013
Related to Disability Dementia Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers

italk library (2013)
Disability stories
Alice Springs, NT: italk library

This series of videos provide information about becoming a disability worker in community or town. They aim to teach people useful skills to help them care for familiy members who have a disability.
The videos focus on the following topics:

  • care routines and plans
  • dementia
  • foot, skin, and nail care
  • assisting clients with medication
  • supporting positive lifestyles
  • supporting personal care needs.

The title of the videos are:

  • Care routines
  • Care plans
  • Love in the time of dementia (English and Anindilyakwa languages)
  • The right way with medicines
  • Fast cars! feet and nails!!
  • Uncle Croc clean up
  • Time to listen, time to change.

These videos were produced as a collaboration between Carpentaria Disability Services and isee-ilearn as part of the Disability stories project. They are linked to units of competency for the Australian Cetificate 3 in Disability.

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