CCK Recommendations

Racism and social exclusion make people sick. If the Australian Government is serious about addressing the poor health of many Indigenous children, especially those in rural and remote areas, then it must invest heavily in programs that eliminate racism, and foster inclusiveness and empowerment... more

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Develop a Nation FASD Clinic Network that coordinates and expands upon the diagnostic capacity of health services across Australia.

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Work towards adequate health pathways for children with complex needs that involve all levels of service.

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Local capacity needs to be developed, local communities need to be empowered, and then funded to develop their own solutions to a wide range of health and wellbeing issues. City-centric solutions well-meaningly imposed from afar frequently do not work well. Service delivery in rural and remote... more

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That every australian should have a personal health record, that they should be able to share important information with their caregivers, and be able to see and comment on agreed care pathways.

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Models for early intervention need to be multi-disciplinary; involving a strong team working together within the local and wider community.

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That birthing on country & in rural and remote towns is recognised as safe and appropriate where investment is made in supporting a midwifery workforce.

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Paediatric oncology tertiary centres implement a standard procedure of ensuring every family has access to psychological care (locally or via telehealth) when returning home following their child’s cancer treatment.

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NRHA or similar National body should consider forming a coalition of child health and wellbeing expert bodies, which would develop a watching brief on child health, champion an evidence based national child health plan, develop evidence and economic arguments with which to lobby parliamentarians... more

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Prioritise investment in Electronic Medical Records/information systems in Rural, where need is greatest. This is critical to better outcomes for country kids.

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Families with children experiencing complex and chronic medical conditions face a lot of challenges. There is a need for initiatives to reduce their burden.

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That the Abecedarian Approach be implemented through Educational Day Care centres for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from 6months to age 3 followed by 2 years of preschool at ages 3 and 4 across Australia

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Develop an, outcome-specific National Rural and Remote Early Intervention Child Health and Wellbeing Framework that is compulsory for all Local, State and National Governments to promote and support.

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Child and maternal family health workers given permission to refer to peadiatricians

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That the gap in developmental vulnerability on 2 or more domains at age 5 in the AEDC scores between Aboriginal and non Aboriginal children by closed by 2025. This should be introduced as a new COAG CTG headline indicator

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Let's give a thought on supporting emerging health professions like Physician assistants and Nurse Practitoners, an idea for innovation in health workforce practices.

Are emerging health professions a potential solution to address health workforce maldistribution in rural and remote... more

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The purpose of the economy is to support the healthy development of the population especially children and therefore pursuit of profit should never be allowed to harm the health and well being of children.

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Models for early intervention need to be delivered within Early Learning Centres and Playgroups to access those children who really need it. Usually those children with out family support networks.

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There is a need for coordinated health services for high risk Aboriginal children including preterm infants and children with chronic medical problems.

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Prevention planning frameworks for improving rural youth health outcomes should:
- better fund communities to build their own capacity through planned approaches
- maintain involvement in long term prevention planning - even when priorities change for organisations
- resource... more

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