Cultural safety — what does it mean for our work practice?

  title={Cultural safety — what does it mean for our work practice?},
  author={Robyn Williams},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health},
  • Robyn Williams
  • Published 1 April 1999
  • Political Science
  • Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Culturally safe service delivery is critical in enhancing personal empowerment and, as a result, should promote more effective and meaningful pathways to self determination for Indigenous people. Little has been said about encouraging people from Indigenous groups into the health and education discipline(s) to help provide a safe environment which includes cultural safety. This is a phrase originally coined by Maori nurses which means that there is no assault on a person's identity. The people… 

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