The purpose of this document is to:
1. Provide Information about CALD population demographics and characteristics, increasing workforce diversity, service barriers, and why the need for cultural competence
2. Recommend Best Practice approaches to guide clinical leaders, management, funders, planners, health workforce working in DHB Provider Arm, the Primary Health and NGO sectors about:
– what is required to achieve the Best Practice Principles for CALD Cultural Competency Standards
– what is required to achieve cultural competencies for working with CALD service users and what cultural competency training and resources are available to support the workforce
– what are the competencies and training required for the workforce working in a multicultural health environment
CALD in this document refers to migrant and refugee populations from Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American, and African (MELAA) backgrounds.


Creator | Kaihanga
Sue Lim – Manager, WDHB Asian Health Support Services Dr Annette Mortensen, Project Manager, Migrant Health Programme – Northern Regional Alliance Ltd
Year of Creation | Tau
Publisher | Kaiwhakaputa
Waitemata District Health Board (WDHB)
Keywords | Kupu
Refugees, New Zealand, Ethnic, Employment, Education, Youth Development, Migration Trends, Demographic Changes
Main Language | Reo Matua
Submitter's Rights | Nga Tika o te Kaituku
I represent the publisher or owner organisation of this resource
This Research has
been written outside an academic institution
Bibliographic Citation | Whakapuakanga

Lim, S. (2007). Best practice principles: CALD cultural competency standards and framework. Waitemata District Health Board [WDHB].

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