Our co-researching partners
Twelve Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHSs) have partnered with the Let's CHAT Dementia study to develop and implement a best-practice model of care for cognitive impairment and dementia in the primary care context in Queensland, New South Wales, Western Australia and Victoria. For more information about individual health services, follow the weblinks below.
Our educational affiliates
While the Let's CHAT Dementia project is centrally managed from the University of Melbourne, the project is a partnership with research teams at several academic institutions and at educational institutions located around Australia, listed below.
New South Wales
Galambila Aboriginal Health Service
Galambila Aboriginal Health Service employs over 50 staff across three mid-north coast locations and sees around 900 patients per month. It is their aim to deliver services with cultural integrity and sensitivity: "by our people, for our people".
Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service
Durri means 'to grow in good health'. Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service offers a culturally appropriate and holistic primary health care service in the Macleay and Nambucca Valleys. Durri Aboriginal Corporation Nambucca Heads, the site partnering on Let's CHAT Dementia – is also known as Darrimba Maara Aboriginal Health Clinic.
Tharawal Health Service
Gidgee Healing’s vision is to make a significant and growing contribution towards achieving equity in health outcomes and making a long term positive impact on the health and wellbeing of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Mount Isa and the lower gulf Communities in the geographic service area. Gidgee Healing provides high quality, sustainable and comprehensive primary health care services comprising a balance of clinical and population health programs for treatment, prevention and education. Our services are culturally safe, responsive to community needs, and integrated with other complementary service providers.
Mamu Health Service
Mamu Health Service Limited is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation owned and managed by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to provide culturally appropriate and comprehensive primary health care programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities in the Innisfail and surrounding areas.
Wuchopperen Health Service
We are a community controlled Aboriginal Health Organisation providing comprehensive primary health care services to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Cairns. Wuchopperen began providing health services in 1981 and has primary health care facilities in Manoora and Edmonton and a child wellbeing service in Atherton. Our vision is to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Mallee District Aboriginal Services
Ballarat and District Aboriginal Co-operative
Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative
Wathaurong Health Service provides holistic health care with clinical and primary care services as well as health promoting activities. It forms part of the Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative, supporting social, economic, and cultural development of Aboriginal people, particularly within the Geelong and surrounding areas.
|Dementia Training Australia|
|Aboriginal Health and Ageing Program - Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA)|
|James Cook University|
|Aboriginal Ageing Well Research - The University of Western Australia|